Scholarly Teaching Fellowship in Finance

Sydney (Suburb), New South Wales (AU)
06 Mar 2017
End of advertisement period
22 Mar 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Discipline of Finance
University of Sydney Business School
Reference no. 311/0217

  • Join an organisation that encourages progressive thinking
  • Expand your exceptional knowledge and experience in the Discipline of Finance
  • 2 x Full-time, continuing positions available, level A or level B appointments

About the opportunity 

We are calling for applications for two Scholarly Teaching Fellowships being offered to early career academics in Finance.

You will engage with and contribute to learning and teaching activities and processes in the Discipline of Finance, located in the Business School. While the roles are predominantly teaching, the Fellowships allow some opportunity to contribute to research and service.  You will join an engaged group of collegiate and very active scholars in the Discipline of Finance.

The roles report to the Chair of Discipline.

About you

The University values courage and creativity; openness and engagement; inclusion and diversity; and respect and integrity. As such, we see the importance in recruiting talent aligned to these values in the pursuit of research excellence.

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 completing a PhD qualification in a finance related field
  • 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 at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels
  • ability to teach one or more of the following units of study: Corporate Finance I, Corporate Finance II & Capital Markets & Corporate Finance
  • evidence of successful teamwork and a collegial approach.

You will have previous teaching experience and demonstrated potential to take responsibility for curriculum development and delivery, course coordination, and assessment.

About us

Since our inception 160 years ago, the University of Sydney has led to improve the world around us. We believe in education for all and that effective leadership makes lives better. These same values are reflected in our approach to diversity and inclusion, and underpin our long-term strategy for growth. We’re Australia's first university and have an outstanding global reputation for academic and research excellence. Across 9 campuses, we employ over 7600 academic and non-academic staff who support over 47,000 students.

We are undergoing significant transformative change which brings opportunity for innovation, progressive thinking, breaking with convention, challenging the status quo, and improving the world around us.

For more information on the position and University, please view the candidate information pack available from the job’s listing on the University of Sydney careers website.

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

Closing date: 22 March, 2017 (11:30pm Sydney time)

The University of Sydney is committed to diversity and social inclusion. Applications from people of culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds; equity target groups including women, people with disabilities, people who identify as LGBTIQ; and people of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander descent, are encouraged.

If we think your skills are needed in other areas of the University, we will be sure to contact you about other opportunities.

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The University reserves the right not to proceed with any appointment.

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