Lecturer in Finance, Education Focused

Sydney, Australia
13 Mar 2019
End of advertisement period
14 Apr 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
  • Two Education Focused vacancies in the Discipline of Finance
  • Lecturer - Academic Level B
  • Full-time continuing role, remuneration package: $104K - $123K p.a. plus leave loading and 17% super

About the opportunity

Lecturers in education focused roles will dedicate the majority of their contribution to the Discipline to teaching, learning, curriculum development, and scholarship in education (70%). Education-focussed academics in Finance will contribute to outstanding education design, delivery, evaluation and outcomes; will apply pedagogical scholarship to practice; will contribute to education and administrative duties; will contribute to a positive workplace culture; will support the strategic direction of the Business School and University; will engage in pedagogical activities and will develop a profile with external stakeholders.

About you

The University values courage and creativity; openness and engagement; inclusion and diversity; and respect and integrity. As such, we see the importance of recruiting scholars aligned to these values. This role is the right fit for you if you have:

  • completed PhD (or nearly completed) in Finance or closely related field.
  • a proven ability, commitment and passion for engaging in scholarly activities to inform innovative pedagogical practice
  • deep and broad experience in teaching and learning in a tertiary environment, as evidenced by participation in team teaching within an established program and experience in teaching in a variety of settings
  • demonstrated success in designing, implementing and evaluating teaching and learning initiatives
  • a developing network of relationships with key academic, industry and professional institutions, partners and stakeholders
  • experience in supervising or mentoring others and/or coordinating team activities
  • demonstrated capacity to stimulate, actively engage and educate an audience using a range of media

About us

The University of Sydney Business School (the Faculty of Business) is one of the Asia Pacific region’s premier centres for engaged and innovative business education and research. The Business School has strong alliances with industry, government and the not for profit sector and a highly international outlook, with a broad global network and accreditation by major international organisations. The Business School is large by international standards, with 458 (FTE) highly qualified staff and 8,967 (EFTSL) students from diverse backgrounds enrolled in a comprehensive suite of undergraduate, postgraduate coursework and postgraduate research programs including the MBA, MBA in Leadership and Enterprise, and GEMBA.

The Business School is pursuing an ambitious strategic direction as a thought leader in the development of ethical, responsible and sustainable responses to emerging global business challenges. It is making a significant investment in achievement of this vision through the development of strategic partnerships, staff recruitment and development, new student and program support teams, renewal and redesign of the curriculum and educational practices and the expansion of resources to facilitate engaged and impactful business research.

Since our inception 160 years ago, the University of Sydney has led to improve the world around us. We believe in education for all and that effective leadership makes lives better. These same values are reflected in our approach to diversity and inclusion, and underpin our long-term strategy for growth. We are Australia's first university and have an outstanding global reputation for academic and research excellence. Across our campuses, we employ over 6000 academic and non-academic staff who support over 60,000 students.

We are undergoing significant transformative change which brings opportunity for innovation, progressive thinking, breaking with convention, challenging the status quo, and improving the world around us.

How to apply

For more information on the position and University, please view the candidate information pack available from the job’s listing on the University of Sydney careers website.

All applications must be submitted via the University of Sydney careers website. Visit sydney.edu.au/recruitment and search by the reference number 416/0319C to apply.

Closing date: 11:30pm, 14 April 2019

The University of Sydney is committed to diversity and social inclusion. Applications from people of culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds; equity target groups including women, people with disabilities, people who identify as LGBTIQ; and people of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander descent, are encouraged.

If we think your skills are needed in other areas of the University, we will be sure to contact you about other opportunities.

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