Professor in Accounting

Adelaide, Australia
$178,851 per annum
11 Oct 2016
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10 Nov 2016
Contract Type
Full Time

The University of Adelaide is one of Australia's leading Group of Eight, research-intensive universities and is consistently ranked among the top 1% of universities in the world. Established in 1874, it is Australia's third oldest university with a strong reputation for preparing educated leaders and delivering research outcomes that contribute to local, national and global well-being.

The Faculty of the Professions is one of five faculties at the University of Adelaide. It is comprised of the prestigious Adelaide Law School, the School of Architecture and Built Environment, the Adelaide Business School, the School of Economics and the Entrepreneurship, Commercialisation and Innovation Centre. The faculty offers a range of undergraduate and postgraduate degrees and has strong connections with business and industry. It offers a contemporary, intellectually stimulating and rewarding working environment.

The Adelaide Business School offers a range of undergraduate and postgraduate programs in Business. The School's mission is to stimulate innovation through research, teaching, and community engagement activities. The School of Accounting and Finance sits within the Adelaide Business School. The School offers professionally accredited and internationally recognised programs. It is a diverse and stimulating working environment and is located at the University's picturesque North Terrace campus.

Building on its history of academic excellence, the University is preparing to deliver a reinvigorated education proposition that is second to none in Australia. To do this we require imaginative, dynamic and skilled people.

The Professor in Accounting is a senior leadership position within our accounting discipline. The successful candidate will have a proven record of influential publications of the highest quality in top-ranked journals and a clear, well developed and viable strategy for future research that will result in further world-leading publications. You should have a track record in providing leadership in advancing research and teaching, with the ability to provide leadership in effective departmental administration and contribute to strategic decision-making in the department.

Salary: (Level E) $178,851 per annum. Market based loadings are available.

Superannuation: An employer contribution of 17% may apply.

Term of position: This continuing position is available immediately.

Position requirements

To be successful you should:

  • Possess a PhD in Accounting from a quality internationally recognised Business School.
  • A distinguished international reputation in Accounting with a record of publication in premier international journals.
  • Demonstrated ability to provide high quality academic leadership through the support and mentoring of junior academic staff.
  • Demonstrated ability to provide high quality supervision for graduate students.
  • Evidence of high quality teaching outcomes in Accounting at undergraduate and postgraduate levels.

Please address and upload your responses to the selection criteria (see attached) within the online application. If you have any queries regarding this position, please contact Prof Paul Coram, Head of School - Accounting & Finance, telephone: +61 8 8313 1119 or email:

Please visit our website for further information including the Selection Criteria:

Closing date: 10 November 2016 (5:00pm ACST)

The University of Adelaide is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. Women, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people who meet the requirements of this position are strongly encouraged to apply.