Lecturer (Level B) / Senior Lecturer (Level C), Finance Department

Sydney, Australia
$114,836 to $160,317 p.a.
30 May 2023
End of advertisement period
27 Jun 2023
Contract Type
Full Time

BUS:  Finance Department

Sydney is a vibrant and multicultural city, renowned for its stunning beaches and rich cultural scene. With a temperate climate, excellent healthcare system, and world-class public transport, Sydney is an ideal place to live. UTS is located in Ultimo, the heart of Sydney’s creative precinct. Housed in an iconic building designed by renowned architect Frank Gehry, our business school is near the CBD, Chinatown, and Darling Harbour.

The Finance Department at the UTS Business School is inviting applications for at least two full-time, tenure-track Lecturer/Senior Lecturer, equivalent to Assistant Professor, starting in late 2023 or early 2024. UTS is a public university of technology committed to social justice and the economic, social and cultural prosperity of our communities. Recent hires have obtained their PhDs from institutions like the University of New South Wales, Nanyang Technological University, Stockholm University and Ghent University.

Our faculty of over 30 members strive to publish innovative research in top-tier academic journals. Together with other Sydney universities, we host an excellent seminar series that hosts international visitors from renowned institutions. Generous research funding, comprehensive databases, and sabbatical leave are available to support faculty research. To support research productivity, faculty members have competitive teaching loads and can customize their teaching arrangements. Junior faculty members receive a reduced teaching load for the first two years. For more information, please visit our webpage at https://www.uts.edu.au/about/uts-business-school/finance. The position is based in Sydney, but there are also opportunities to teach in Mandarin (and English) at our Shanghai joint venture.

About the role

As a Lecturer or Senior Lecturer, you will have a PhD in Finance or a related discipline, excellent communication and interpersonal skills, and should be able to demonstrate:

  • Evidence of high-quality research and the potential to publish in top tier finance publications
  • An outstanding command of the finance literature for research and research supervision purposes as it relates to at least one area of Finance with preference given to banking, digital finance / FinTech, market microstructure, ESG / climate finance and personal finance / investments
  • Experience in developing and teaching finance subjects with evidence of high-quality teaching performance.

A sample of responsibilities:

  • Develop research for publications in top quality peer reviewed journals and undertake other scholarly work at a rate appropriate to the level of employment
  • Develop a research agenda, undertake projects and apply for competitive research grants either individually or as a member of a team
  • Deliver high quality teaching in the undergraduate and postgraduate programs and assist in the development of the learning environment for the assigned subjects
  • Promote and disseminate research to generate a positive impact in the financial industry and society in general.

Please note that the Senior Lecturer role requires a higher level of experience in all aspects of a balanced academic’s role.

For the full list of selection criteria and role responsibilities, please download the Position Statement (available in the Documents section).

Remuneration & Benefits

Base Salary Range:  $114,836 to $135,915 pa (Level B) / $139,598 to $160,317 pa (Level C)

Salary supplementation may be negotiated with the successful candidate.

This role attracts 17% superannuation (pension) in addition to the base salary.

This position is full-time and an appointment will be made on a continuing basis.

UTS staff also benefit from a wide range of Employee Benefits including flexible work practices, child care centres, generous parental leave and salary packaging opportunities.

How to apply

In addition to your resume and cover letter, you are required to address the selection criteria (found on page 3 of the position statement) in a separate document, as part of your application.

For information to assist you with compiling statements to answer the selection criteria, please visit Answering Selection Criteria.

Only those applications submitted via the UTS online recruitment system will be accepted.  If you are a current UTS staff member, for help on how to apply through NEO please click here.

UTS is committed to diversity and inclusion in our workforce and we encourage applicants where relevant, to include a relative to opportunity or career disruption/break statement within their CV. As you will be unable to save your application once started, please have all required documents and information available prior to commencing.

Please ensure that the file name for each document submitted includes reference IRC245211 and your name.

Specific enquiries or issues with your application may be directed to the Head of the Finance Department –Professor of Finance David Michayluk david.michayluk@uts.edu.au, or alternatively to the UTS Recruitment Team at recruitment@uts.edu.au.

Closing Date: Tuesday 27th of June at 11:59 pm (AEST). Applications will be reviewed on an ongoing basis.

We are accepting applications from international candidates.

Please be advised that as part of the selection process you may be requested to deliver a presentation, the audience for which may include individuals not on the Selection Panel.

Please note, this position has been readvertised. Previous applicants need not apply.


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