Malcolm Broomhead Chair in Finance

Brisbane, Australia
05 Dec 2017
End of advertisement period
04 Feb 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

UQ School of Business is the leading MBA provider outside of North America and Europe and is classed as above world standard in all its fields of research. The School has a strong track record for winning highly competitive Australian Research Council grants and its research is regularly cited in the world’s top-tier journals. The School’s teaching staff are also amongst the best in Australia, reinforced by research and consulting activities that ensure their teaching is at the forefront of academic knowledge, while staying close to the requirements of industry.

The role

This newly established position has been named in honour of one of Australia’s most esteemed business leaders, Malcolm Broomhead, in recognition of his generous contribution to the UQ Business School. The role’s primary purpose will be to provide leadership in the further development of the School’s academic and research programs, to engage in undergraduate and postgraduate teaching and supervision, and conduct high quality research. This exciting Chair in Finance role will contribute significantly to the Business School’s strategic goals as well as the individual’s own discipline.

The person

The successful candidate will be an emerging or established international research leader with teaching expertise and demonstrated industry engagement experience. Publishing in Tier 1 journals should be complemented by the ability to lead effective teams and actively mentor and support staff and Research Higher Degree students. Highly developed communication and influencing skills, and an interest and ability to foster the interests of the School while enhancing linkages with external stakeholders will be essential.

The new Malcolm Broomhead Chair in Finance presents an outstanding opportunity for an inspirational finance academic leader to take on a highly prestigious leadership role with one of Australia’s top business schools.


An attractive remuneration package will be negotiated with the successful candidate.  Remuneration will be subject to periodic review. 

Position Description

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For confidential enquiries and to obtain a copy of the Candidate Information Booklet, please contact KPMG Executive Search’s Janine Fitzgerald on +61 7 3233 9640 or via or Kate Robinson on +61 7 3233 9604 or via quoting reference no 10650.

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The closing date is 4 February 2018.