Lecturer/Senior Lecturer/Associate Professor in Business/Aaccounting

30 Aug 2017
End of advertisement period
22 Sep 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Established in 2003, JCU Singapore offers undergraduate and postgraduate programs from James Cook University Australia. James Cook University Australia is recognized internationally as a leading research university and is ranked among the top 2% universities in the world(ARWU ranking). James Cook University focuses on providing high quality education that is both rewarding and fulfilling for students. 

The campus is growing and very friendly and academic staff across the disciplines and administrative staff often interact. At any time, there are students on campus from at least 40 different countries, mainly from the region, but also including a growing cohort from Europe. Singapore is an interesting place to live and provides easy access to other countries in the region. The position offers the successful applicant the opportunity to expand their cultural experience, live in a fascinating and exciting city.

The School of Business at JCU Singapore offers both undergraduate and postgraduate degrees in Business, Accounting, Tourism and Finance. Please visit http://www.jcu.edu.sg or http://www.jcu.edu.au for more information. Continuing success of the business programs and the increasing demand for graduates in this field has prompted expansion of our academic team. We are seeking suitable candidates with the following business discipline strengths: 


  1. Successful teaching experience at the undergraduate and graduate level; using case studies, simulation and other innovative teaching methods
  2. A record of excellent mentoring, and conducting research projects with students,
  3. Industry experience,
  4. Ability to teach a variety of management courses integrating industry practices and latest concepts in management,
  5. Publish in high quality journals.


  1. Experience (research, teaching, and/or work experience) in marketing analytics and use of various quantitative analysis techniques (e.g., marketing analytics; predictive modelling; database marketing), 
  2. Ability to teach a variety of marketing management courses, 
  3. A record of excellent mentoring, and conducting research projects with students, 
  4. Publish in high quality journals.


  1. Excellent teaching experience at the undergraduate and/or graduate levels, 
  2. Evidence of publication in high quality journals; 
  3. CPA license or other professional license or certification, 
  4. Accounting or Business professional experience and membership

The appointees will be experienced academic / faculty members and will be responsible for teaching and supervision in post/graduate courses in Business/Accounting degrees. 


  • A leadership role in curriculum development and teaching.
  • Course coordination.
  • Supervision of major honours or postgraduate research projects.
  • Supervision of the program of study for honours and postgraduate students engaged in course work.
  • Research, including, where appropriate, leadership of a large research team.
  • Significant contribution to the profession, and/or discipline.

Key Selection Criteria:

  • A PhD in Business or a related discipline.
  • A substantial publication record relative to career stage.
  • Success in obtaining research funding.
  • Evidence of quality teaching and supervision of students at under- and postgraduate levels. 
  • The ability to teach across a range of subjects at various levels.
  • Experience teaching online classes, team teaching with other business colleagues is a plus.
  • Evidence of academic leadership relative to career stage.
  • Demonstrated ability to establish and maintain effective relations with colleagues in an academic environment and with people from diverse backgrounds.
  • Amenable to use new learning and teaching technologies.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.

*The level of the position offered will be determined by the interview panel.

Enquiries: Dr K Thirumaran, Head of Academic Group - Business & IT: k.thirumaran@jcu.edu.au

Telephone: +65-67093716

Employment type: Full time position subject to Ministry of Manpower Singapore jurisdiction and probationary period

Remuneration conditions: Attractive package negotiated with successful applicant-(including relocation expenses, initial accommodation costs)-commensurate with qualifications and experience. Candidates should note relatively lower Singapore taxation rates and possibility of annual-wage-supplement equal to a month’s salary at end of calendar year.

Lecturer: SGD77 000 per annum – SGD109 000 per annum

Senior Lecturer: SGD91 000 per annum – SGD128 000 per annum

Associate Professor: SGD163 000 per annum – SGD231 000 per annum

Method of Application

Applications should provide all of the following:

  • up-to-date CV including research record
  • full statement of qualifications
  • statement systematically addressingthe Selection Criteria
  • teaching profile
  • recent teaching evaluations
  • completed Summary Application Form

Applications without any of the above will not be considered. Please state position and reference number applying for in subject header and send application to humanresources-singapore@jcu.edu.au

Closing Date: 22 September 2017

We thank you for your interest and regret we are only able to notify shortlisted candidates.The University reserves the right to invite applications or, alternatively, not to make an appointment.
The Singapore campus of James Cook University (registered as James Cook University Pte Ltd in Singapore) is a wholly owned company of James Cook University Australia. The University offers Bachelor & Master Programs in Business, Psychology, Information Technology & Education at the Singapore campus of James Cook University.

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