Head of Department, Accounting

Sydney, Australia
12 Sep 2018
End of advertisement period
15 Oct 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Appointment of Head of Department (Accounting), UTS Business School

The University of Technology Sydney (UTS) is Australia’s leading young research intensive university positioned amongst the top ten in the world (QS Top 50 under 50 2018). Located in central Sydney, UTS is one of Asia-Pacific’s premier universities of technology that stands out given its distinct model of learning, its strong research performance and engagement with industry and the professions.

UTS Business School is the largest Faculty at UTS and one of the larger business schools in Australia, with over 10,000 students and 350 staff. In the most recent round of Excellence in Research Australia (ERA), the Business School was ranked equal third in Australia across Economics and Commerce and Management. Performance in Accounting research in ERA was rated “Above World Class”.

UTS Business School is now seeking to appoint a new Head of Department (Accounting). The Department comprises 35 full-time academics and 5 full-time professional staff, and has an annual operating budget in excess of $12m. Accounting at UTS is focused on meeting the needs of modern businesses, both through the need for highly trained graduates ready for the professional environment and undertaking research that aims to improve the efficiency of Australian businesses and financial markets.

The Head of Department will provide academic, research and professional leadership, develop and lead research and industry engagement activities, and shape teaching in the Department of Accounting at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels. Along with demonstrated academic standing in a field relevant to the Department, the successful candidate will bring a commitment to quality and innovation in teaching and learning and the ability to engage with industry and other partners. Candidates will need to have strong interpersonal communication skills and a passion to operate effectively as a member of a collaborative team in a highly dynamic environment.

A detailed information package is available at quoting reference 3749.

Should you have additional questions please contact Dr Ivan Costantino at the Sydney office of Perrett Laver via or on +61 2 8354 4000.

Closing date: Monday 15 October 2018

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