Senior Lecturer/Lecturer in Accounting/Tax

Boroondara, Australia
10 Oct 2017
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30 Oct 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
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About Swinburne

More than 100 years ago Swinburne opened its doors with a simple premise in mind: to provide education to a section of society otherwise denied further education.

More than a century later, Swinburne continues to persevere in its commitment to not only provide, but also transform education through strong industry engagement, social inclusion, a desire to innovate and, above all, a determination to create positive change. An opportunity presents to join Swinburne and be part of a world class university creating social and economic impact, through science, technology and innovation.

About the Opportunity

This position is within Swinburne Business School. The School is committed to delivering excellent education courses, quality research with impact and engagement activities with deep industry connections. The School’s mission is to advance innovation, entrepreneurship and social impact through its career-ready graduates and industry-engaged research.

As a Lecturer/Senior Lecturer you will conduct research, take an active role in obtaining research funding, conduct teaching (on campus and online) and supervise masters by research and PhD students. 

As a candidate for the Lecturer position, you will have a PhD in the relevant discipline. You will also have a solid research background with commitment to publish in quality journals, some experience in teaching in a tertiary environment and possess a high level of interpersonal skills. 

As a candidate for the Senior Lecturer position, you will have a PhD in the relevant discipline. You will have a record of quality research publications in high-quality journals, and a proven commitment to excellence in teaching, including evidence of leadership in teaching. You will also have a high level of interpersonal skills and a proven ability to establish good working relationships with colleagues.

The position is expected to participate in activities for the development of closer and stronger links with the profession, industry and professional bodies in Australia and internationally.

Skills and experience

Your application must address the key selection criteria to demonstrate your skills and experience. A full list of the selection criteria is available within the position description.


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How to apply

The diverse culture within Swinburne is a source of strength. We have an inclusive working environment with employees from a variety of backgrounds. 

We acknowledge that diversity in the university workforce increases the effectiveness of teams and our capacity for innovation. We welcome applications from Indigenous people, workers of all ages, people with disabilities, people who identify as LGBTIQ and those from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds. We are proud to be recognised by the Workplace Gender Equality Agency as an Employer of Choice for Gender Equality 2016 and of key initiatives such as our Pride@Swinburne Strategic Action Plan and our Reconciliation Action Plan which are integral components of our 2025 vision to be world class university creating social and economic impact through science, technology and innovation. 

To start an application, click on 'apply' at the bottom of this page and submit a resume, cover letter and response to the Key Selection Criteria, as listed in the Position Description. Applicants must clearly indicate if they are applying for the Lecturer or the Senior Lecturer position.

Swinburne University of Technology is a Child Safe Organisation and as part of this commitment, we require all employees to have a current Working with Children Check. 

Please do not email or send paper applications, all applications must be submitted online.

For further information about the position, please contact Professor Keryn Chalmers, Dean, Swinburne Business School on +61 3 9214 5696 or on email

If you are experiencing technical difficulties with your application, please contact the Recruitment team on +61 3 9214 8600 (option 2).

Position number: TBC
Applications close 5pm, Monday 30 October 2017