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Lecturer / Senior Lecturer in Finance (Assistant Professor)

Brisbane, Australia
The total FTE package will be in the range AUD$118,794 to AUD$145,523 per annum
Closing date
15 Jan 2023

Job description and qualification

The University of Queensland Business School is seeking to recruit an outstanding recent PhD graduate or experienced Assistant Professor for the role of Lecturer (Level B) or Senior Lecturer (Level C) in finance. For international candidates this role is broadly equivalent to a tenure-track, Assistant Professor in the US system and in the Australian system is classified as a continuous, teaching and research (T&R) appointment. We welcome applications in all areas of finance. However, we strongly encourage applications from candidates conducting work that aligns with our priority areas of risk management, investments, fintech, climate finance, venture capital, and energy/resources.

Candidates are expected to have been awarded a PhD in finance or a related field by the time they commence in the role. We expect candidates will be able to show evidence of a high-quality research agenda in a relevant area targeting leading academic journals. They are also expected to be able to demonstrate high potential for contributing to teaching in undergraduate, postgraduate and/or executive programs. A full list of essential requirements is listed in the application portal.

It is a requirement of the Australian visa system that we list the base salary ranges for this position. For Level B, the full-time equivalent (FTE) base salary will be in the range of AUD$101,533 plus superannuation of up to 17%. The total FTE package will be in the range of AUD$118,794 per annum. For Level C, the full-time equivalent base salary will be in the range AUD$124,378 plus superannuation of up to 17%. The total FTE package will be in the range AUD$145,523 per annum Variations from base level salary may be negotiable for exceptional candidates but are subject to senior executive approval.

Application Procedure

To submit an application for this role, go to the UQ Careers portal and use the Apply button:

All applicants must upload the following documents in order for your application to be considered:

  • Cover Letter, which should:
    • State the academic level you wish to be considered for (Lecturer = Level B, Senior lecturer = Level C, or both)
    • Address each of the essential requirements in the ‘About You’ section of the jobs portal.
  • Curriculum vitae (CV)
  • Sample research paper
  • Teaching statement
  • Research statement
  • Recent student evaluations (if available)

Job No: R-17436

Applications close: 15 January 2023 at 11:00 pm AEST

About the Organization

The University of Queensland Business School is independently ranked as one of the top business schools in Australia and among the leading institutions worldwide. Based at the UQ St Lucia campus as part of the Faculty of Business, Economics and Law, it brings together over 200 subject experts with over 12,000 students and offers a wide range of degree programs and Executive Education.

The University of Queensland (UQ) is one of Australia’s leading teaching and research universities, and ranks among the world’s top universities according to several key independent rankings. More than 53,600 current students – including the majority of Queensland’s highest academic achievers and international students from 134 countries – currently study across UQ’s three campuses in South East Queensland. With a strong focus on teaching excellence, UQ has won more national teaching awards than any other Australian university, and UQ’s six faculties, eight globally recognised research institutes and 100+ research centres attract an interdisciplinary community of more than 1500 researchers who champion research excellence and continue UQ’s tradition of research leadership. This is reflected in UQ being Australia's number one recipient of Australian Research Council fellowships and awards (364 awards worth $257 million across all scheme years).

For additional questions

To discuss this role please contact Professor Shaun Bond, Frank Finn Professor of Finance and Finance Discipline leader (

For queries about the application process or website, please contact stating the job reference number in the subject line. 

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