Senior Lecturer, Accounting

Melbourne, Australia
17 Jan 2019
End of advertisement period
14 Feb 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
  • Convenient CBD Location
  • Full-Time, Continuing Position
  • From $115,972 p.a. + 17% Superannuation

The Organisation

RMIT is a global university of technology, design and enterprise in which teaching, research and engagement are central to achieving positive impact and creating life-changing experiences for our students. Our mission is to help shape the world through research, innovation, teaching and engagement, and to create transformative experiences for our students, getting them ready for life and work.

As one of the largest Business Schools in the Asia Pacific region, the College of Business is comprised of seven schools - six in Melbourne and one in Vietnam - delivering a broad range of programs in Business, ranging from Certificates up to PHD levels. Many programs articulate between Vocational Education and Higher Education, creating pathways for further study.

The School of Accounting is one of the largest accounting schools in Australia with an annual operating budget of approximately $28 million and over 2,000 undergraduate and postgraduate students. The School aims to be recognised as a leading School of Accounting and Wealth Management, evidenced by the provision of high quality and industry responsive academic programs providing leadership and innovative thinking to industry and professions.

The Role and Your Responsibilities

The Senior Lecturer, Accounting will contribute to the teaching and research efforts of the School. You will be required to make a significant contribution to the delivery of programs and to be actively involved in research, consulting and other professional activities. You will develop, engage in and lead high quality research projects that are aligned with the University's research focus areas to achieve success in attracting research funding and to produce high quality outputs.

Skills & Experience Required

The successful candidate will possess extensive experience in research leadership with the ability to build and develop collaborative research teams, mentor academic staff to deliver high quality outcomes, and attract external research funding to sustain research. You will have demonstrated ability to support student issues related to effective learning, with skills in supervising higher degree by research candidates. Your ability to coordinate, prepare and deliver programs at undergraduate and post-graduate levels, as well as your ability to implement innovative approaches to student-centred learning, will be essential to your success in this role. Furthermore, you will have high levels of interpersonal, communication and negotiating skills to effectively consult with staff, students and external stakeholders.

To Apply

For further information please contact Steven Dellaportas, Acting Head of School, Accounting, or to view a position description, please see below (job number: 571802)

The School also has a vacancy for an Associate Professor, Accounting - to view a position description for this role, search using job reference number 571803.

Applications close on 14 February 2019.

Applicants are requested to separately address the key selection criteria as outlined in the Position Description. This role will require satisfactory confirmation of a Working with Children Check.

RMIT is an equal opportunity employer committed to being a child safe organisation. We are dedicated to attracting, retaining and developing our people regardless of gender identity, ethnicity, sexual orientation, disability and age. Applications are encouraged from all sectors of the community and we strongly encourage applications from the Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander community.