Professor in Accounting

Wollongong, Illawarra, Australia
07 Mar 2017
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17 Apr 2017
Contract Type
Full Time


The Faculty of Business is the University of Wollongong’s largest Faculty and has a reputation for excellence in teaching and research. The Faculty of Business at the University of Wollongong covers the full range of business disciplines and includes the Sydney Business School located at Wollongong, South West Sydney, and Sydney CBD.

The School of Accounting, Economics and Finance is a major contributor to the Bachelor of Commerce and postgraduate offerings in the Faculty and also makes a significant contribution to honours and postgraduate research programmes. The Sydney Business School is the graduate school of the Faculty of Business and offers high quality postgraduate business programs.

The primary responsibilities of the Professor (Accounting Discipline) is to provide strong research and teaching leadership within a growing Discipline with the aim of building the profile of the Discipline and the Faculty. The intention is to build on and develop existing research strengths, but is also open to new research initiatives and directions.

Our vision in the Faculty of Business at the University of Wollongong is to be recognised as a global leader in the generation and dissemination of responsible management theory and practice. We aim to advance business-related knowledge through ground-breaking research, innovative degree programs, and industry collaborations that promote responsible leadership and sustainable business practice, and contribute to a stronger economy and a more inclusive society.

For a confidential discussion regarding this position and for a copy of the candidate information booklet, please contact Professor Charles Areni, Executive Dean, Faculty of Business on +61 2 4221 3665 or via email at or Hayley Donoghue via email at

You will be prompted to respond to the selection criteria as part of the online application process, based on the position description below. You will be able to save your application at any time and submit at a later date if required, you will only be able to do this before the closing date of the position.