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Lecturer (Finance)

Perth (Suburb), Western Australia (AU)
$108,509 – $128,404 p.a. plus 17% superannuation
Closing date
16 Jun 2024
  • Join a Dynamic Team Shaping the Future of Finance Education.
  • Contribute to Cutting-Edge Research and Teaching.
  • Full-time appointment on an ongoing, tenurable basis.
  • Base salary range: $108,509 – $128,404 p.a. plus 17% superannuation.

The University of Western Australia (UWA) is ranked among the top 100 universities in the world and a member of the prestigious Australian Group of Eight research intensive universities. With a strong research track record, vibrant campus and working environments, supported by the freedom to innovate and inspire, there is no better time to join Western Australia’s top university.

About the team

The Department of Accounting & Finance in the Business School offers undergraduate and postgraduate degree courses as well as research-based doctoral degrees. The students rank amongst the brightest in Australia, as measured by Australian Tertiary Admissions Rank (ATAR). Academics in the Department deliver high quality teaching and conduct high quality research.

About the opportunity

You will be expected to contribute to research, teaching, and service within the School, University, and wider community. Expectations for your contribution align with those of Business School academic staff:

Key responsibilities:

  • Demonstrate commitment to scholarly research and its effective communication.
  • Deliver high-quality teaching and learning experiences, both online and face-to-face.
  • Develop innovative curricula and teaching materials.
  • Engage actively in academic and professional activities.

About you

To be considered for this opportunity, you demonstrate:

  • A PhD or equivalent in Finance or a related field.
  • A well-developed research interest in digital finance, including blockchain and cryptocurrency.
  • A clear research agenda and collaborate effectively with colleagues.
  • Evidence of teaching excellence and experience.
  • A track record in maintaining academic standards and curriculum development.
  • A willingness to engage with the community and relevant industry bodies.
  • A commitment to equity and diversity principles.

About your application

Full details of the position's responsibilities and the selection criteria are outlined in the position description: Download File Position description - Lecturer (Finance) (517273).pdf

The content of your Resume and Cover Letter should demonstrate how you meet the selection criteria.

You may also submit an additional statement (1 page max) outlining any personal circumstances which should be considered when assessing your application. Applicants who have experienced periods of academic/professional interruption or other relevant events can include a description of achievements relative to opportunity in this statement.

Closing date: 11:55 PM AWST on Sunday, 16 June 2024.

To learn more about this opportunity, please contact Lee Smales on (08) 08648 82971 or at

This position is open to international applicants.

Application Details: Please apply online via the Apply Now button.

Our commitment to inclusion and diversity

UWA is committed to a diverse workforce and an equitable and inclusive workplace. We celebrate difference and believe diversity is fundamental to achieving our goals as a globally recognised Top 100 educational and research institution. We are committed to creating a safe work environment for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, women, people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds, the LGBTIQA+ community and people living with disability.

  • We have a globally competitive, gender neutral parental leave policy with 26 weeks paid leave after 12 months service and 36 weeks after 5 years.
  • We have on-campus childcare facilities for children aged 6 weeks to kindy.
  • We facilitate flexible working, with part-time and job-sharing arrangements considered.
  • We have an ongoing partnership with Pride in Diversity and were recently awarded a Bronze Employer status for LGBTIQA+ inclusion.
  • We have Athena SWAN Bronze accreditation and actively work to improve gender equity.

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