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Senior Lecturer and Associate Professor, Accounting

Melbourne, Australia
$129,297 - $171,521 + 17% Superannuation
Closing date
29 Feb 2024
  • 2x Full-time, Continuing positions
  • Salary Academic Level C and D + 17% Superannuation
  • Based at the Melbourne CBD campus, but may be required to work and/or be based at other campuses of the University

About the Positions

School of Accounting, Information Systems and Supply Chain (AISSC) with the College of Business and Law is looking to recruit two full-time continuing positions: one at Level C and one at Level D.

Senior Lecturer, Accounting

Academic Level C salary range $129,297 - $149,093 + 17% Superannuation

For key selection criteria and further information, please see position description below:

Position Description - Senior Lecturer, Accounting

  • The Senior Lecturer is expected to contribute to the teaching and research efforts of AISSC in disciplines related to their field of expertise (accounting, auditing). More specifically, the Senior Lecturer is responsible for carrying out teaching activities within undergraduate, Masters and Graduate Diploma programs and for maintaining and advancing their scholarly, research and/or professional capabilities. The Senior Lecturer is also expected to actively promote the program by establishing and maintaining memberships, links and partnerships with academic, industry and professional communities. The Senior Lecturer is expected to work collaboratively and collegially with fellow academics within the teaching team, and update colleagues and students on developments in their subject area or specialisation. The Senior Lecturer will be responsible for course (subject) coordination. The Senior Lecturer is expected to demonstrate leadership by taking on administrative tasks commensurate with their standing in the Department of Accounting.

Associate Professor

Academic Level D salary range $155,691 - $171,521 + 17% Superannuation

For key selection criteria and further information, please see position description below:

Position Description - Associate Professor, Accounting

  • The Associate Professor will provide leadership and foster excellence in teaching and research efforts of AISSC, within the University, and with the community, professional, commercial and industrial sectors. More specifically, the Associate Professor is responsible for providing original, innovative and distinguished contributions to AISSC's programs for maintaining and advancing their scholarly, research and/or professional capabilities relevant to this discipline at a national and international level. The Associate Professor will also teach and make a significant contribution to teaching and learning in the discipline with the aim of improving learning outcomes for students. The Associate Professor will make a significant contribution to the planning and strategic direction of AISSC, taking on academic leadership roles involving participation in various committees within AISSC, College of Business and Law and University and external to the University, as appropriate. The Associate Professor may be appointed as Deputy Head of School/Dean for a specific discipline or to provide strategic leadership for learning and teaching or research and scholarship.

Please Note: Appointment to these positions is subject to passing a Working with Children and National Police Check.

About the College of Business and Law

RMIT's College of Business and Law takes an industry and student-centred approach to its courses and programs, ensuring graduates are work ready and able to tackle business challenges, balance stakeholder needs, act as socially responsible global citizens and create fair and positive futures for all.

The College delivers impactful research informed by industry, which supports its strong position as a College at the intersection of business and technology with social impact. Its important work is underpinned by the principles of quality, collaboration, big ideas and putting people first.

Click here for further details about the College.

To Apply

Click the 'Apply' link at the top of this page and ensure that you upload all three documents listed below:

  1. CV;
  2. Covering Letter (maximum 2 pages, indicating which Level role you are applying for - C or D); and
  3. Key Selection Criteria (maximum 4 pages) for the position you are applying for (C or D).

For further information about these positions, please see the Position Descriptions hyperlinked above or contact Kassie McKnight (Senior Talent Acquisition Advisor) via email

Applications close on Thursday, 29th February at 11.59pm.

About RMIT University

RMIT is a multi-sector university of technology, design and enterprise with more than 96,000 students and close to 10,000 staff globally. The University's mission is to help shape the world through research, innovation and engagement, and to create transformative experiences for students to prepare them for life and work.

Why work at RMIT University

Our people make everything at the University possible. We encourage new approaches to work and learning, stimulating change to drive positive impact. Find out more about working at RMIT University, what we stand for and why we are an Employer of Choice.

We want to attract those who will make a difference. View RMIT's impressive standings in university rankings.

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We are better for our diversity. When we listen to those who are different to us, or challenge us, we grow stronger together. When we feel like we belong, we can achieve so much more. We respect each other, embrace our differences and build a sense of belonging in our team and beyond.

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RMIT has a strong dhumbali (commitment) to the employment, development and retention of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people within a culturally safe environment; we strongly encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples.

At RMIT, we are committed to supporting adjustments throughout the recruitment and selection process, as well as during employment. We actively support and encourage people with disability to apply to RMIT. To discuss adjustment requirements, please contact Kassie (Senior Talent Acquisition Advisor), via or visit our Careers page for more contact information -

RMIT is an equal opportunity employer committed to being a child safe organisation. We are dedicated to attracting, retaining and developing our people regardless of gender identity, ethnicity, sexual orientation, disability and age. Applications are encouraged from all sectors of the community and we strongly encourage applications from the Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander community.

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