Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Finance
University of Sydney Business School
Discipline of Finance
- Opportunity to research and teach in Finance and work in a collaborative and supportive environment
- Full-time, continuing with attractive remuneration. Note there are varying close dates for this position, see the job ad for more detail
- An additional salary supplement may be negotiated with the successful applicants and start up research funds and ongoing research support will be available
About the opportunity
Our Discipline of Finance is highly regarded (ranked, over the last few years, in the top 20 in the world by QS World Rankings) and is highly collegial. As the successful applicant, you will join a dynamic group in a highly supportive research environment. Current research covers banking, behavioural finance, corporate finance, derivatives, international finance, investments, quantitative finance, real estate finance, risk management and security market microstructure. You will teach in a large course work program for both undergraduates and postgraduates.
We are seeking applicants for the position of Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Finance with research expertise in Finance, Banking or closely related fields.
In this position you will:
- teach units at undergraduate and postgraduate levels to culturally-diverse student cohorts, and provide curriculum development
- contribute to the research strengths of the discipline, including the pursuit of research grants and regular publication in journals of high standing
- supervise higher degree research students
- be involved in interdisciplinary collaborations within the University and with external stakeholders
- contribute to academic administration.
This position is your opportunity to join a high calibre, dynamic group that is well resourced, very research active and teaches a wide variety of banking and finance courses that attract the very best students from Australia and internationally.
The University of Sydney Business School has an outstanding international reputation in management research, learning, development of resources, and journal publishing and works in close cooperation with industry, government and the not-for-profit sectors. We are situated in a new state-of-the-art learning environment which, in the highly competitive global market for business education, will further enhance our ability to attract the best and brightest students, staff and researchers from around the world.
The 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. It is also the only Australian member school of CEMS, the Community of European Management Schools & International Companies.
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.
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.
Important information about the application process:
- FMA interviews: Preliminary interviews will be conducted at the FMA conference in Boston from 12 – 15 October 2017, if you are attending the conference you need to submit your application by 11:30pm 3 October, 2017 (Sydney time), late applications won’t be accepted. Short listed candidates will be invited for a formal Skype interview shortly after the FMA to determine the list of candidates for campus visits at the University of Sydney Business School, Sydney, Australia in November 2017. Final decisions will be made shortly after campus visits.
- AFA interviews: Preliminary interviews will also be conducted at the AFA conference in Philadelphia from 5-7 January 2018. To be considered for interview at this event you need to submit your application by 11:30pm 18 December, 2017 (Sydney time), late applications won’t be accepted. Short listed candidates will be invited for a formal Skype interview shortly after the AFA to determine the list of candidates for campus visits at the University of Sydney Business School, Sydney, Australia in January/February 2017. Final decisions will be made shortly after campus visits.
- For those candidates who are not attending the FMA or AFA conferences, they will be considered in line with the above timeframes depending on when they submit their application.
All applications must be submitted via the University of Sydney careers website. Visit sydney.edu.au/recruitment and search by the reference number 1882/0917 for more information and to apply.
3 Oct 2017 (11:30pm Sydney time) for FMA interviews
18 December 2017 (11:30pm Sydney time) for AFA interviews
18 December 2017 (11:30pm Sydney time) for all other candidates (not attending FMA or AFA)
We are committed to diversity and social inclusion. We welcome applications from women (particularly for senior and non-traditional roles), Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people with a disability, people who identify as LGBTIQ, and people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds.
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