Professor/Associate Professor, Accounting

Brisbane, Australia
14 Feb 2019
End of advertisement period
18 Mar 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

About Griffith University

At Griffith University we believe in, strive for and celebrate the remarkable.

We are known for our high impact research, outstanding student experience, our commitment to social justice and our welcoming environment. We're proud of our remarkable achievements, of our people and their passion for making a positive difference.

The Department of Accounting, Finance and Economics offers industry-recognised undergraduate and postgraduate programs in accounting, banking, business law, business statistics, economics, finance, financial planning and taxation.

The opportunity

The Department is seeking to recruit a Professor / Associate Professor of Accounting to provide leadership in research and teaching across the discipline, to support the development of junior academic staff and produce strong outcomes in publications, research income/grants, and external engagement. The successful candidate will also be expected to contribute to the leadership of the Accounting discipline and Department. This is a continuing, full time position based at the Gold Coast or Nathan campus, but travel will be required to other Griffith University campuses.

This is a continuing, full time position, primarily based at either the Gold Coast or Nathan campus, however the successful applicants may also be required to work across other Griffith University campuses.

About you

The successful candidate will have an outstanding academic or professional profile.

An outstanding academic profile will include excellent research achievements, as shown by a significant publication record, proved ability to secure research grants and contracts, a strong commitment to innovative teaching practices, a record of successful Honours and PhD supervisions, and ability to establish effective links with the professional community and industry partners.

An outstanding professional profile will consist of a history of high profile appointments in the industry, government or professional bodies, and proved ability to engage with the academic community, as shown for instance by previous adjunct or temporary/casual appointments and/or a track record of working in collaboration with academic colleagues on significant research projects and / or the design and delivery of innovative accounting courses and curriculum.

Salary range

Associate Professor, Level D: $136,454 - $150,331 per annum. Salary packaging including 17% employer superannuation contribution: $159,652 - $175,888 per annum.

Professor, Level E: $175,772 per annum. Salary packaging including 17% employer superannuation contribution: $205,604 per annum.

How to apply

Please submit your application online and ensure your application includes the following:

  • Statement addressing each of the selection criteria in the information pack
  • Current curriculum vitae/resume which should include:
    • Full name, address, telephone number and email address;
    • Details of education, professional training and qualifications;
    • Employment history, including present position and details of relevant professional, consulting or industry experience;
    • Research interests and list of publications;
    • Research grants awarded and any other relevant information, such as offices held in professional bodies, community services etc.

Applications close at 5 pm on the closing date.

All applications should be emailed to UniRecruit's Janine Walker at

What we offer

Working for one of the most influential universities in Australia and the Asia-Pacific region, you will join a University that spans six campuses in South East Queensland and all disciplines, while our network of more than 200,000 graduates extends around the world.

Further information

Obtain the information pack and application requirements by clicking on the Apply button. You will be redirected to the Griffith University job search page where you will be able to access the information pack.

Griffith University is working in partnership with UniRecruit to find outstanding candidates for this role. Further information is available on the UniRecruit website or by contacting Janine Walker (, +61 (0) 407 621 306), Michael Toohey (, +61 (0) 418 883 807) or Ann Newton (, +61 (0) 412 358 234).

Closing date: Monday, 18 March 2019 at 5 pm AEST.