Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Corporate Finance

Sydney (Suburb), New South Wales (AU)
27 Jul 2016
End of advertisement period
10 Jan 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

University of Sydney Business School
Reference no. 1167/0716

  • Opportunity to contribute to teaching and research in corporate finance and work in a collaborative and supportive environment
  • Full-time, continuing:$117K - $165K p.a. which includes salary, leave loading and up to 17% super
  • An additional salary supplement may be negotiated with the successful applicant and start-up research funds and ongoing research support will be available

The University of Sydney Business School is regarded as a leader in the region, and is one of the very few Australian schools to hold business and accounting accreditation from AACSB International and EQUIS accreditation from the European Foundation for Management Development. It is also the only Australian member school of CEMS, the Community of European Management Schools & International Companies.

The Business School has an outstanding international reputation in management research, learning, development of resources, and journal publishing, and works in close cooperation with industry, government and the not-for-profit sectors. We are situated in a new $180m state-of-the-art learning environment which, in the highly competitive global market for business education, will further enhance our ability to attract the best and brightest students, staff and researchers from around the world.

Our Discipline of Finance is highly regarded (ranked, over the last two years, in the top 20 in the world by QS World Rankings) and is highly collegial. As the successful applicant, you will join a dynamic group teaching in a large course work program for both undergraduates and postgraduates. Current research and teaching covers banking, behavioural finance, corporate finance, derivatives, international finance, investments, quantitative finance, real estate finance, risk management and security market microstructure.

We are currently seeking applicants for the position of Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Corporate Finance. Applicants working in any major area(s) falling within theoretical and/or empirical corporate finance are encouraged to apply.

In this position you will:

  • teach finance units at undergraduate and postgraduate levels to culturally-diverse student cohorts, and provide curriculum development in corporate finance
  • make a contribution to the research strengths of the discipline, including the pursuit of research grants and regular publication in journals of high standing
  • supervise research higher degree students
  • be involved in interdisciplinary collaborations within the University and with external stakeholders
  • contribute to academic administration.

This position is your opportunity to join a high calibre, dynamic group that is well resourced, very research active and teaches a wide variety of finance and corporate finance courses that attract the very best students from Australia and internationally.

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

Preliminary interviews will be conducted at the FMA conference in 2016 and the AFA conference in 2017 (for those candidates who are attending these events). Final interviews of shortlisted candidates will be held in January and potentially February 2017 at the University of Sydney Business School, Sydney, Australia. Interview dates will be chosen (as far as possible) to accommodate each short-listed candidate.

CLOSING DATE:  11:30pm 10 January 2017* (Sydney time)

*Please note: if you are attending the FMA conference in 2016 and the AFA conference in 2017, you are encouraged to apply as early as possible so that you can be considered for the preliminary interviews at these events.

The University is an equal opportunity employer committed to equity, diversity and social inclusion. Applications from equity target groups, including women and people with disabilities are encouraged. As the University of Sydney has established a scheme to increase the number of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander staff employed across the institution, applications from people of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander descent are also encouraged.

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The University reserves the right not to proceed with any appointment.

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