Scholarly Teaching Fellow in Accounting

Sydney (Suburb), New South Wales (AU)
16 Nov 2016
End of advertisement period
15 Jan 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Discipline of Accounting
University of Sydney Business School
Reference no: 1887/1116

  • The opportunity to develop your career in accounting education and research
  • Join a supportive and collaborative team
  • Full-time, Level A or B appointment, continuing, remuneration package: $82K-$139K p.a.which includes base salary, leave loading and up to 17% superannuation

The University of Sydney is Australia's first university and has an outstanding global reputation for academic and research excellence. It employs over 7600 permanent staff, supporting over 60,000 students.

The University of Sydney Business School is regarded as a leader in the region, and is one of the very few Australian schools to hold business and accounting accreditation from AACSB International and EQUIS accreditation from the European Foundation for Management Development (EFMD). It is also the only Australian member school of CEMS, the Community of European Management Schools.

Our Discipline of Accounting is a well-resourced group of over 40 academics strongly committed to excellence in both research and teaching. The discipline is home to two highly rated international journals – Abacus and Australian Accounting Review, and through its Accounting Foundation works closely with industry, business and the accounting profession.

We are currently seeking applications for two Scholarly Teaching Fellowships being offered to early career academics in the Discipline of Accounting.

In this role you will engage with and contribute to faculty learning and teaching activities and processes and, while the role is predominantly teaching, the Fellowships allow some opportunity to contribute to research. 

Under the Fellowship rules you must be able to provide verification that you satisfy the following criteria:

  • have fixed term and/or casual employment experience totalling at least 12 months in one or more Australian universities over the preceding five years
  • have been awarded or submitted (at level B) or awarded or completing (at level A) a PhD qualification in Accounting
  • do not hold, or have previously held, any continuing academic appointment in a university.

Other essential criteria include:

  • demonstrated ability to contribute to high quality teaching of accounting at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels
  • evidence of successful teamwork and a collegial approach
  • evidence of research potential (for appointment at Level A)
  • demonstrated experience either successfully revising or designing units of study, undertaking course coordination, developing course assessments or undertaking curriculum development and design (at Level B)
  • an active research program with quality publications (at Level B).

All applications must be submitted via the University of Sydney careers website.  Visit and search by the reference number for more information and to apply.

CLOSING DATE: 11:30pm 15 January 2017 (Sydney time)

The University is an equal opportunity employer committed to equity, diversity and social inclusion. Applications from equity target groups, including women and people with disabilities are encouraged. As the University of Sydney has established a scheme to increase the number of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander staff employed across the institution, applications from people of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander descent are also encouraged.

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