Associate Professor, Banking and Finance

Sydney, Australia
04 Oct 2019
End of advertisement period
03 Nov 2019
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

The School of Banking and Finance at the UNSW Business School is seeking to recruit an outstanding applicant for a tenured Associate Professor position.

This position is open to Female applicants only. UNSW has obtained an exemption under section 126 of the Anti-Discrimination Act 1977 (NSW) to designate and recruit senior academic level D (Associate Professor) and level E (Professor) roles within UNSW Sydney Faculties where the percentage of women is below 40%, to fulfil UNSW’s goal of a representative workforce rate.

UNSW is a university with a strong sense of social responsibility, our 2025 Strategy emphasises our commitment to promoting equity, diversity, and social justice.

For more information on our strategy please click here.


Applicants for Associate Professor positions must have a PhD and established record of high-quality research with evidence of sustained scholarship and publications in top tier finance journals. Candidates are expected to mentor junior faculty members, contribute to the School’s research culture and provide evidence of effective teaching at both the undergraduate and postgraduate levels (with opportunities to teach in the MBA and executive education programs and PhD).


The Associate Professor position is a full-time continuing position. An attractive salary package will be negotiated with the successful applicant.  Teaching loads are competitive, and new faculty members are provided with a reduced teaching load in their first year.

Subject to satisfactory performance, all faculty are eligible to apply for a fully funded six-month sabbatical leave after three years of service.


The School of Banking and Finance, UNSW Business School is a large and diverse school with over 40 full-time Faculty working across all areas of finance research. Our faculty have graduated from a broad array of globally ranked business schools including University of Chicago, UT Austin, NYU, UCLA, INSEAD, USC, University of Toronto, Swiss Finance Institute and the National University of Singapore.

The School has a strong research culture and a strong record of top tier finance scholarship. The School provides support for research through an extensive suite of databases and generous conference travel funding. The School has strong ties with international business schools facilitated by vibrant seminar and brown-bag series and a well-established program of prominent international visiting academics. Our faculty also have strong links with industry. The School also hosts the Australasian Finance and Banking Conference in December which is now in its 32nd year.

UNSW is based in Sydney, Australia’s largest city and business capital.  Sydney is a cosmopolitan and multicultural city with an outstanding climate and rich arts and sports scenes. The campus is located 6km from the Sydney Central Business District and is close to Sydney’s iconic beaches.  Successful applicants will be provided with a relocation allowance and support from relocation experts within the university, ensuring a seamless move to Sydney.

UNSW recognises the role of employees in driving a high-performance culture. The five behavioural expectations are: Demonstrates Excellence, Drives Innovation, Builds Collaboration, Embraces Diversity, and Displays Respect.


Applicants should upload a cover letter, a current CV and a statement of candidate's contributions to research, teaching and service and contact details for four referees.


Hayley Randall

Talent Acquisition Consultant

02 9385 0962

Applications should be submitted by: 11:30 pm, Sunday 3rd November

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