Lecturer in Finance

Banyule, Australia
28 Jul 2017
End of advertisement period
26 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
  • Support the achievement of excellence in teaching and learning
  • Full time, continuing role based at our Melbourne (Bundoora) campus
  • $90,748 to $107,758 per annum plus up to 17% superannuation

About La Trobe

La Trobe University’s success is driven by people who are committed to making a difference. They are creative and highly motivated, pursue new ideas and create knowledge. La Trobe is one of Australia’s research leaders, and the largest provider of higher education to regional Victoria. La Trobe University turns 50 in 2017, and over the half century of its existence it has established a reputation as an innovative and accessible university, willing to take risks and take on challenges. Our teaching and research address some of the most significant issues of our time and we’re passionate about driving change through operational excellence to benefit the communities we serve.

The Department of Economics and Finance is committed to actively engaging with business, policy-makers and the professions in the pursuit of relevant and impactful (social and economic as well as academic) research and, where possible, seeks to effectively engage with the University’s Research Focus Areas (RFAs). In the context of the interplay between the new Learning Focus Areas (LFAs) and the RFAs, the Department seeks to further explore cross College/cross disciplinary program innovations.

About the role

In this role you will develop high quality innovative curriculum, deliver engaging teaching through a variety of methods and undertake relevant research or other scholarly work. You will demonstrate a scholarly approach to learning and teaching while keeping up to date on relevant innovations including those in blended learning. Participate in innovative course level curriculum design, development and review. Coordinate large introductory core and other subjects and contribute to coordination activities. Continue to develop your knowledge and skills and perform relevant administrative duties. You will also contribute to the building of relationships both locally and nationally.

Skills & Experience

To succeed in this role you will have completed or have substantial completion of a PhD in Finance or another related area, or possess a Masters degree with extensive professional experience or professional registration or the equivalent.

You will possess a range of skills and experience including, but not limited to:

  • Demonstrated effectiveness in curriculum development and teaching in Finance, with a commitment to excellence in teaching and student learning;
  • Capacity to engage with innovations in cross-campus teaching;
  • Observed performance, or potential capacity, in delivering high quality research outcomes, including publications in leading scholarly journals and generation of research income;
  • Evidence of capacity to make effective contributions to the Finance discipline, and administration at the Department and School level.

Please refer to the Position Description for other skills and experience required for this role.


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How to Apply

Closing date: Sunday 27 August 2017

Position Enquiries:  

Associate Professor of Finance, Econ & Finance Melbourne +61 3 94791730 / d.henry@latrobe.edu.au

All La Trobe University employees are bound by the Working with Children Act 2005. If you are successful, you will be required to hold a valid Victorian Employee Working with Children Check prior to commencement

Please address Key Selection Criteria from the attached position description and attach these with your application.

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La Trobe University is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

For further enquiries on how to apply for this role, please contact Kerryn Harbert, Recruitment Advisor  k.harbert@latrobe.edu.au / +61 3 9479 1623.

To apply and to view position description please visit

http://www.latrobe.edu.au/jobs and search for job no (552648) under current vacancies.

La Trobe is proud to be a member of the SAGE Athena SWAN program to advance gender equality in academia.