Chair in Accounting
Cardiff University
Cardiff, UK
13h ago

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Chair in AccountingCardiff Business School is widely regarded as one of the leading business and management schools in the UK, ranked 6th in the UK for the quality of its research in the 2014 Research Excellence Framework (REF).

The School has a Public Value mission and is focused on generating a wider impact on the economy and society through interdisciplinary research and study, oriented around societal grand challenges, such as the climate emergency, economic inequality and decent work.

Chair in Accounting

  • The School is embarking on a major faculty investment in support of its Public Value mission. Recruitment is open to a large number of early career appointments across the School’s core areas of activity Accounting and Finance;
  • Economics; Logistics and Operations Management; Management, Employment and Organization and Marketing and Strategy; in addition to a Senior Lecturer / Reader in Logistics and Operations Management and a Chair in Accounting.

    The Chair in Accounting will be within our Accounting and Finance disciplines and will include a competitive remuneration package commensurate with experience.

    We are interested in applicants from all disciplines within this area, in particular, those with research interests in financial reporting, management accounting or critical accounting and who can also contribute to our undergraduate, postgraduate taught and doctoral degree programs.

    This post is full-time (35 hours per week), advertised on an open-ended basis.

    For further details of this vacancy please contact Professor Kevin Holland, Head of Accounting and Finance (HollandK2 cardiff.

    ac.uk).Salary : A point on the Cardiff Professorial Salary ScaleDate advert posted : Tuesday, 11 June 2019Closing date : Friday, 12 July 2019Cardiff University is committed to supporting and promoting equality and diversity and to creating an inclusive working environment.

    We believe this can be achieved through attracting, developing, and retaining a diverse range of staff from many different backgrounds who have the ambition to create a University which seeks to fulfil our social, cultural and economic obligation to Cardiff, Wales, and the world.

    In supporting our employees to achieve a balance between their work and their personal lives, we will also consider proposals for flexible working or job share arrangements.

    Cardiff Business School is particularly looking to recruit from under-represented groups within the School.

    Date advert posted : Tuesday, 11 June 2019Closing date : Friday, 12 July 2019Cardiff University is committed to supporting and promoting equality and diversity and to creating an inclusive working environment.

    We believe this can be achieved through attracting, developing, and retaining a diverse range of staff from many different backgrounds who have the ambition to create a University which seeks to fulfil our social, cultural and economic obligation to Cardiff, Wales, and the world.

    In supporting our employees to achieve a balance between their work and their personal lives, we will also consider proposals for flexible working or job share arrangements.

    Cardiff Business School is particularly looking to recruit from under-represented groups within the School.

    Job Description

    Job DescriptionTo play a leading role in the University’s research culture and strategy, producing substantial 4* publications, research grants and research impact and supporting others to do the same.

    To contribute to the development of prestigious and sustainable international research and teaching collaborations for the School, College and University.

    To play a leading role in the School’s teaching and curriculum development at undergraduate and postgraduate levels and contribute to the School’s Public Value Mission.Research

  • To play a leading role in enhancing and developing the research culture and profile of the School and University through own activities, and by leading and mentoring colleagues in major grant applications and the production of high-
  • impact research and 4* publications.

  • To lead successful funding bids / industrial / commercial funding to underpin applied research where relevant.
  • To contribute to impact case development / authorship where appropriate.
  • To supervise / co-supervise PhD students.
  • To give invited addresses to professional meetings and conferences at international level, building networks to develop research outputs and standing within the area of specialism.Teaching and Learning
  • To contribute to the teaching and leadership of the School’s programmes at all levels, through cutting-edge content and innovative pedagogy.
  • To play a leading role in the School’s teaching and curriculum development at undergraduate and postgraduate levels, keeping Cardiff at the forefront of innovation in your field.
  • To contribute to the pastoral care of students in the School and to act as a personal tutor.
  • Contribution to assessment and examination processes, including the Chairing of Examination and other Boards / Committees.
  • Involvement in, and where appropriate, leadership of, critical review, audit and other quality assurance processes,External Engagement and Internationalisation
  • Active contribution to and promotion of the international standing of School, College and the wider University,
  • Contribute to or lead on University activities that have a beneficial effect on the economy, society, culture, public policy or services, health, the environment or quality of life beyond academia,
  • Promote and support international student recruitment,
  • Undertake activities that strengthen the international reputation of your discipline and the University,Job description continued below -
  • Additional Information'

    Job Description Research Teaching and Learning External Engagement and Internationalisation

    Person Specification

    Essential Criteria Desirable Criteria

    Additional Information

    Job Description continued : Management, Academic Leadership and Citizenship

  • To contribute to the strategic planning and operations of the School, actively growing its reputation as an internationally-
  • renowned centre for research, teaching and public engagement.

  • Actively contribute to development of management and strategic plans.
  • Foster strategic links with other Schools / Colleges within Cardiff University.
  • To manage staff, including acting as probation manager, appraiser and to advise and support less experienced colleagues and advise on personal development.
  • To work collaboratively and successfully with academic and non-academic communities on projects that have public value.
  • To represent the School within and beyond the University, as appropriate.
  • To ensure compliance with legal and regulatory requirements in respect of equality and diversity, data protection, copyright and licensing, security, financial and other University policies, procedures and codes as appropriate.
  • To take reasonable care for the health and safety of yourself and of other persons who may be affected by your acts or omissions at work in accordance with the Health and Safety at Work Act 1974, EC directives and the University’s Safety, Health and Environment Policies and procedures and to cooperate with the University on any legal duties placed on it as the employer.
  • You may be asked to perform other duties occasionally which are not included above, but which will be consistent with the role.
  • A Supporting Statement or Cover Letter must be completed before you begin making your application on line as you will be required to upload it.

    The title you give your documents should include your name and the post reference number (four-digit number ending "BR").

    Candidates should evidence how they meet all the essential criteria as well as, where relevant, the desirable. If candidates do not provide written evidence, in separate supporting document(s), of how they meet all of our essential criteria their application will not be progressed.

    Job Description continued : Management, Academic Leadership and Citizenship

    Job Category

    Academic - Teaching & Research

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