Associate Professor in Accounting

United Kingdom
Jan 24, 2018
Feb 23, 2018
Organization Type
University and College
Full Time
As part of a world-renowned research-led Russell Group University with a global reputation for academic excellence, we offer a stimulating, challenging and dynamic working environment for all our staff. It is an exciting time to join the School and we are now seeking to recruit an outstanding individual for a key position that will play a crucial role in the School achieving its vision.

The Department of Accounting brings together internationally renowned academics that research on, and teach in, a wide range of accounting, accountability, finance and governance topics with an increasing and unique emphasis on corporate governance, financial reporting, social and environmental accounting, taxation and contemporary accounting issues. We have a mixed of highly qualified professional and academic colleagues, who have strong links with the professions, industry and academia, including holding major leadership roles in academic bodies, academic journals, industry and the professions. The Department is one of the largest in the School with highly successful undergraduate and postgraduate programmes in accounting and finance that have distinctive focus on employability and interdisciplinarity, including offering joint programmes with other disciplines, such as economics and management, which are able to attract high-quality students. Our programmes are recognised by all the relevant major professional accounting bodies, including the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA), the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales (ICAEW), the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA), the Association of International Accountants (AIA), the CPA Australia (CPA), and the Chartered Institute of Public Finance and Accountancy (CIPFA). 

We would like to hear from applicants with a relevant PhD and strong evidence of research outputs through a track record of high-quality publications and research grant income, together with strong leadership skills and clear plans for current and future research and teaching in any area of accounting, including, but not limited to auditing, financial accounting, management accounting and taxation. Research interests in auditing, corporate governance, corporate finance, financial reporting and disclosure, financial management, management accounting, social and environmental accounting, and taxation with potential for collaboration with colleagues in the School are particularly encouraged.

For an informal discussion about the post, please contact Professor Collins Ntim, Head of Department of Accounting, Southampton Business School, University of Southampton on +44 (0)23 8059 4285 | e-mail: or Professor Ven Tauringana, Director, Centre for Research in Accounting, Accountability and Governance (CRAAG), Department of Accounting, Southampton Business School, University of Southampton on +44 (0)23 8059 1843 | e-mail:

Application Procedure

You should submit your completed online application form at The application deadline will be midnight on the closing date stated above. If you need any assistance, please call Elsa Samwell (Recruitment Team) on +44 (0) 23 8059 2507. Please quote reference 964918TR on all correspondence.

We aim to be an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all sections of the community. Please note that applications from agencies will not be accepted unless indicated in the job advert.

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