Professor/Associate Professor of Accounting

Christchurch, New Zealand
17 Jun 2019
End of advertisement period
14 Jul 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

UC Business School
Te Kura Umanga

  • Lead teaching and research activities in Accounting
  • Develop strategic relationships and industry partnerships
  • Join a Business School ranked in top 5% of world

The University of Canterbury celebrates people prepared to make a difference: tangata tū, tangata ora

Its mission is to contribute to society through knowledge in chosen areas of endeavour by promoting a world-class learning environment, known for attracting people with the greatest potential to make a difference.

The UC Business School is in the top five per cent of business schools in the world, as evidenced by the accreditation by AACSB International. The School is seeking to appoint a Professor or Associate Professor of Accounting with expertise in either financial accounting, management accounting or auditing to the Department of Accounting and Information Systems.

Holding a relevant PhD, you will have an international scholarly reputation in one of the aforementioned areas of accounting and be able to demonstrate a track record of exceptional, innovative teaching, including successful Master's and PhD supervision. You will be at the forefront of the changing accounting profession and will have undertaken high-quality research that informs your teaching, including experience in leading curriculum/discipline development. A highly credible publication record and strong service ethic will be important in this position, combined with a collegial and inclusive leadership style, with a natural ability to engage and partner across the Department, UC Business School and external stakeholders.

UC has developed a Graduate Profile which ensures that graduates leave with bicultural competence and confidence; are globally aware; are employable, innovative and enterprising; and have engaged with their community. As an academic leader it will be key that you relate strongly to this profile and are committed to creating a positive student experience.

The base salary will be within the collective agreement for academic staff but may include an additional market loading for this appointment.

For more information about the UC Business School

The Process to Apply

Please do not apply directly through our UC careers website

To apply in confidence, please go to fisherleadership.comand click "APPLY ONLINE" using reference UCAact0619 and include your application as detailed in the 'How to Apply' section of the Candidate Information Book; or for a confidential discussion call Kirsten Henderson on +64 9 282 4240.

To receive the Candidate Information Book, please email Kirsten Henderson at

Applications close: Sunday 14 July 2019

The University of Canterbury is an EEO employer and actively seeks to meet its obligation under the Treaty of Waitangi.