Lecturer in Financial Technology (FinTech) (Teaching and Research)

University of Manchester


Following the founding of the new research Centre for Financial Technology Studies (CFTS) at The University of Manchester in November 2022, Alliance Manchester Business School is looking to appoint two tenure-track Assistant Professor (Lecturers) in Financial Technology. The appointments will have an emphasis on the role of technology in financial services and are part of the School’s strategy to strengthen research and teaching on the topic as well as boost the region’s capacity and capability in Financial Technology (FinTech). The anticipated start date for these faculty positions is September 1st, 2023 or earlier.

We seek outstanding candidates with a strong academic background who will be comfortable engaging with the vibrant cross-disciplinary community of FinTech across the School and the University. The ideal candidate will be able to demonstrate commitment to produce original and innovative scholarly work and publish at top academic journals in their discipline. At the same time candidates must be comfortable in a business setting to pursue business engagement with the FinTech community regionaly and throughout the UK/internationaly.

The candidate should also be able to work with students in mentoring around the School’s FinTech Centre, design research projects, and attract grant money to tackle FinTech-related topics. Alliance MBS plans to grow further its FinTech research centre and thus the above characteristics and the ones described in the “person specification” section below will be invaluable to this initiative.

As an equal opportunities employer we welcome applicants from all sections of the community regardless of age, sex, gender (or gender identity), ethnicity, disability, sexual orientation and transgender status.  All appointments are made on merit.

Our University is positive about flexible working – you can find out more here ​​​​​​​

Blended working arrangements may be considered  

Please note that we are unable to respond to enquiries, accept CVs or applications from Recruitment Agencies.

Enquiries about the vacancy, shortlisting and interviews:

Name: Professor Markos Zachariadis

Email: [email protected] ​​​​​​​

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This vacancy will close for applications at midnight on the closing date.

Please see the link below for the Further Particulars document which contains the person specification criteria.

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