Lecturer in Forensic Accounting, Financial Crime or Cyber-security

Sydney, Australia
15 Nov 2017
End of advertisement period
14 Jan 2018
Contract Type
Fixed Term

The Faculty of Business and Economics offers a range of undergraduate and postgraduate programs and employs casual academic staff to support the teaching of these programs. The Faculty has each year, employment opportunities for casual academic staff to lecture in its programs. Lecturing roles will be undertaken under the supervision of full-time academic staff. Please consider this opportunity if you feel that you have the ability to help prepare the next generation of business practitioners.

Expressions of Interest are invited from appropriately qualified and professionally experienced people to present lectures during the day and/or evening sessions. Lecturers may also give tutorials. Appointed casual academic staff are expected to assist with student consultation and the marking of assessments and examinations.

The Faculty’s Department of Accounting and Corporate Governance is currently inviting Expressions of Interest in the following subject areas:

  • Forensic Accounting
  • Financial Crime
  • Cybersecurity

Details of units offered by the Department can be found here.  http://unitguides.mq.edu.au/units

Essential Criteria

1 - Qualifications

To lecture, applicants will generally have a doctorate, or they will have a master degree plus substantial experience in a significant professional business.

2 - Recent Experience

Applicants must demonstrate several of the following in the previous five years:

  • Work, consulting etc. relevant to the teaching area.
  • Current professional qualifications.
  • Publications, either academic or practitioner.
  • Significant participation in professional associations or other policy or standard setting bodies.
  • Active membership on board(s) of directors.
  • Presentations and workshops for business and management professionals.
  • Development and presentation of executive education.
  • Presentations and workshops for business and management professionals.
  • Media representation in professional publications/popular press.

Applicants with an academic employment background may instead demonstrate several of the following in the previous five years:

  • Discipline-based research publications OR 2 A*/A ABDC-ranked peer-reviewed journal publications.
  • Scholarly teaching publications or grants.
  • Competitive research funding grants.
  • Relevant active service, including editorships, with academic, professional, or other business/management publications or committees.
  • Leadership positions in recognised academic societies, receiving research awards, gaining academic fellow status, invitations to deliver presentations.
  • Significant participation in academic associations, professional standard-setting bodies or policy-making bodies.
  • Development and presentation of continuing professional education activities or executive education programs.
  • External academic appointments as visiting professors or scholars in other universities
  • Senior or executive level academic leadership positions.

3 - Other

Additionally, applicants will possess the following:

  • The ability to work independently and collaboratively with others; and,
  • Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to communicate effectively with students

Desired Criteria

Preference will be given to applicants who: hold higher, relevant degrees; demonstrate more of the activities listed above under Recent Experience or higher amounts of those activities; have teaching experience, preferably at University level.

Application Process

Applications must be accompanied by a detailed curriculum vitae or resume addressing, in clearly identified sections: academic qualifications; the activities listed under Recent Experience that is relevant to your application.  Please ensure you complete all sections of the online application form, including the selection criteria questions.

Applicants will receive a response notifying them of the outcome around eight weeks after submission. Successful Expressions of Interest will be kept on file and may be considered by departments when a vacancy arises that is an appropriate match to their skill base, disciplinary background, and availability. If you are being considered, you will be contacted by the Department.  Neither having an Expression of Interest on file or being considered for a vacancy, imply that employment is guaranteed. Please note that by providing an Expression of Interest for these positions, you agree that your details may be placed on file for a period of 24 months. Some departments may require that you work as a tutor before working as a lecturer

Appointment Type: Casual

Remuneration: Remuneration is in line with the current Macquarie University Academic Staff Enterprise Agreement.

Role Enquiries: Elizabeth Bignucolo on elizabeth.bignucolo@mq.edu.au

For information about the Faculty, please visit www.businessandeconomics.mq.edu.au


Macquarie University is an EO Employer committed to diversity and social inclusion. Applications are encouraged from people with a disability; women (particularly for senior and non-traditional roles); Indigenous Australians, people who identify as GLBTI; and those from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds.

Applications need to be submitted through the Macquarie University online recruitment system. Where circumstances such as disability or remote location prohibit your access to our online system please contact the enquiries person listed in this advertisement for assistance.