Lecturer/Senior Lecturer, Banking and Finance
The School of Banking and Finance at the UNSW Business School is seeking to recruit outstanding applicants for a tenure-track Lecturer/Senior Lecturer position, across all areas of finance and banking.
Applicants should be near completion or have completed a PhD in Finance, Financial Economics or a related field. Selection for Lecturers will be based on the potential for publications in top journals and for effective teaching at undergraduate and graduate levels. Applicants Journals and have demonstrated capacity for effective teaching at undergraduate and graduate levels.
DETAILS OF THE POSITION:
The Lecturer/Senior Lecturer position is full-time, for an initial fixed-term period of 5 years, with conversion to a continuing position subject to satisfactory performance. 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 may apply for fully funded six-month sabbatical leave after three years of service.
A successful Level B or C candidate will also be considered for nomination for a UNSW Scientia Fellowship.
About UNSW Scientia Fellowships
The UNSW Scientia Fellowship Program is one of the cornerstones of UNSW’s 2025 Strategy. A primary goal of the Program is to enhance UNSW's research performance by attracting and retaining exceptional early to mid-career researchers, with outstanding research track records. Scientia Fellows will be leaders in their School and Faculty and engage with the three pillars of social engagement, global impact and academic excellence.
UNSW Scientia Fellows have access to a range of development opportunities including career coaching tailored to their level of experience across research, teaching and leadership. Fellows will be mentored and will also develop the skills required to become mentors and research leaders themselves.
Appointments are made on a Convertible Tenure Track contract. The initial engagement is for 4 years fixed term with the possibility to convert to continuing tenure. The program also allows flexibility to take research breaks to do other study, take an industry engagement or follow other interests. We are also open to part time appointments.
Find out more at www. www.scientia.unsw.edu.au/scientia-fellowships
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. Faculty graduated from many schools including University of Chicago, UT Austin, NYU, UCLA, INSEAD, Swiss Finance Institute and the National University of Singapore.
The School has a strong research culture and our faculty have strong links with industry and global researchers. 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. The School also hosts the Australasian Finance and Banking Conference in December which is now in its 31st year.
UNSW is located in Sydney, Australia’s largest city and business capital. Sydney is a cosmopolitan and multicultural city with a great climate and rich arts and sports scenes. The campus is located 6km from the Sydney Central Business District and is even closer to Sydney’s iconic beaches. Successful applicants will be provided with a generous relocation allowance and support from relocation experts within the faculty, 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.
UNSW aspires to be the exemplar Australian university and employer of choice for people from diverse backgrounds. UNSW aims to ensure equality in recruitment, development, retention and promotion of staff, and that no-one is disadvantaged on the basis of their gender, cultural background, disability, sexual orientation or identity. We encourage everyone who meets the selection criteria to apply.
HOW TO APPLY:
The first stage of our recruitment process for new Lecturer/Senior Lecturers involves an anonymous review of job market papers. Therefore, applicants are asked to provide an anonymous version of their job market paper. If the job market paper is not solo-authored, this should be clearly indicated on the candidate’s CV.
Applicants should upload a cover letter, a current CV, an anonymous version of the job market paper and other working papers, teaching evaluations (if applicable) and contact details for three referees.
Talent Acquisition Consultant
Applications should be submitted by: 11:30 pm, Sunday 3rd November
UNSW aspires to be the exemplar Australian university and employer of choice for people from diverse backgrounds.
UNSW aims to ensure equality in recruitment, development, retention and promotion of staff, and that no-one is disadvantaged on the basis of their gender, cultural background, disability, sexual orientation or identity. We encourage everyone who meets the selection criteria to apply.