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Senior Lecturer in Accounting

Bruce, Australia
$134,096 pa - $154,203 pa + 17% Super
Closing date
14 Jul 2024
  • Make a significant impact on the future of accounting education and research!
  • Academic Level C, Salary Range $134,096 pa - $154,203 pa + 17% Super
  • Full Time, Continuing Opportunity

About us:

Join University of Canberra where we walk together to foster an inclusive community. Together, we endeavour to empower, connect, and exchange knowledge with our diverse people, cultures, and environments.

We stand firm and dedicated to upholding fundamental values such as inclusivity, honouring Indigenous cultures (Nurragunnawali), driving positive change, nurturing curiosity, and promoting collaborative efforts. We are committed to leading the national education sector in championing equity, diversity, inclusion, and accessibility via Connected – A Decadal Strategy 2023-2032.

About the opportunity:

As part of the Faculty of Business, Government & Law, the Canberra Business School is recruiting for a highly motivated and experienced Senior Lecturer in Accounting to join our collaborative and collegial scholarly community. This role involves significant contributions to teaching and research within the accounting discipline, with a focus on financial accounting, management accounting, and/or audit.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Managing and convening academic units and online learning sites at both undergraduate and postgraduate unit levels, and (if needed) directing course programs.
  • Designing, delivering, and coordinating innovative and engaging lectures, tutorials, workshops, and work-integrated learning opportunities.
  • Providing timely feedback on student assessments, engaging in student consultation and mentoring.
  • Increasing student engagement through active and enquiry-based learning activities. assignment feedback, and timely turnaround of assessments.
  • Undertaking and publishing high-quality accounting-related research in refereed journals and presenting research findings at academic seminars and conferences.
  • Securing external research funding within the accounting or related fields.
  • Supervising Higher Degree Research (HDR) students as principal supervisor.
  • Maintaining established professional, industry and government links that benefit research, teaching, and student learning outcomes.
  • Undertaking service and engagement duties, including attending school and committee meetings and significant university events.

About you:

To be considered for this position, you will have the following:

  • A completed PhD or equivalent in accounting or a closely related area.
  • CPA/CA or equivalent professional accounting qualification is preferred.
  • Evidence of high-quality and innovative teaching of accounting units at the undergraduate and postgraduate level, including the development and management of those units.
  • Online unit delivery experience and the development of digital learning initiatives would be desirable.
  • Established national recognition and emerging international presence in accounting teaching and research.
  • Substantial record of publications in high-quality refereed accounting related journals and conferences.
  • Proven track record of supervising higher degree research students to completion.
  • Demonstrated success in obtaining external research funding.
  • Engagement or leadership in University service roles and/or external activities.
  • Established and ongoing connections with industry, government or professional bodies within the accounting and/or related discipline.

Offerings/ Benefits/ Culture:

The University offers excellent conditions and benefits such as:

  • Flexible working arrangements
  • Family-friendly policies
  • On campus Gym, Medical services, Cafes, Post office, Supermarket and Childcare facilities.
  • Professional Development offerings (study assistance, corporate programs and discounts)
  • Innovative work environment with a diverse and inclusive culture
  • Access to Employee Assistance Program and a corporate private Health Plan (Bupa)

We warmly welcome Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander heritage, persons with disabilities, and those representing culturally diverse backgrounds to join us in creating a brighter, more inclusive future for all.

What we need from you: To be considered for this position, we require your CV and a cover letter explaining what skills you would bring to the role; no additional documents are necessary.

Submit your CV through the “Apply Now” tab.  We kindly ask that you take this opportunity to align your CV with the Position Description, ensuring that your skills and experience are clearly articulated in connection with the specific requirements of the role.

Working rights: Applicants who wish to apply for this position should have valid working rights at the time of submission.

WWVP: The University of Canberra is committed to the safety of vulnerable and young people. As such, successful applicants will be required to have a current ACT working with vulnerable people registration. For further details on how to apply please click

For job specific information: please contact Lorne Cummings, Head of School, Canberra Business School at

Recruitment and application questions: please contact the Talent Acquisition team on 02 6206 3867 or email

Closing date: 11.55pm, Sunday the 14th of July 2024

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