Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Accounting

Location
Newcastle/Maitland/Hunter, Australia
Posted
27 Feb 2018
End of advertisement period
18 Mar 2018
Ref
3507
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Faculty of Business and Law

Newcastle Business School

About UON

UON is a rewarding, stimulating and supportive place to work. We are recruiting world class academic and professional teams who are committed to working with the University to delivery our vision, and we will support them to excel in their fields of excellence. Our one-of-a-kind Leadership Framework provides a blueprint for how we can all build our careers and grow as leaders. Your contribution to making us a world-class institution is recognised and rewarded in many different ways. Competitive salaries, formal awards programs, development opportunities and promotions are just the start.

Newcastle Business School is the larger of 2 schools within the Faculty of Business and Law. The School teaches offshore and in Sydney, Newcastle City, Online and Ourimbah.

The University of Newcastle's Business School (NBS) has received international acclaim for its programs through accreditation with the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB). In addition our Bachelor of Commerce accounting major is designed to provide accreditation with the major professional bodies in accounting, including the Australian Society of Certified Practicing Accountants (CPA), Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand (CA ANZ) and the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA).Newcastle Business School is renowned for excellence in internationally relevant research. Many of our academic staff members are leaders in their research disciplines, and are published consistently in top international and national journals. Our research priorities and strengths reflect the areas in which we are contributing considerably to the knowledge base in business. The business school has recognised research strengths in accounting, corporate governance, consumer behaviour, cross cultural analysis, finance, investments, environment, co-operatives and not-for-profits, human resource management, tourism, health management, socio-economic development, institutional analysis, and decision-making experiments.

About the role

The Newcastle Business School is currently seeking to appoint 2 suitably qualified academics to a Level B or Level C, on a full-time continuing basis based at either our Central Coast, Newcastle or Sydney locations.

The Lecturer (level B) contributes to the delivery of the University's Strategic Plan in the field of Business as a key member of the School providing excellence in Research and Innovation, Teaching and Learning, and Service and Engagement. The Lecturer combines sound academic research expertise with teaching experience, is expected to be a course coordinator, and is gaining recognition for their contribution to research, teaching, and postgraduate supervision, and is contributing to community engagement.

To succeed in this position you will have:

  • A PhD in accounting (applicants nearing completion in accounting will also be considered).
  • Demonstrated experience obtaining research funding and delivering quality research outputs at a national level.
  • Demonstrated experience in the development, delivery and review of courses and degree programs including the incorporation of contemporary research methods, digital learning platforms, and interdisciplinary approaches.
  • Highly developed interpersonal and communication skills including the ability to participate in a team environment.
  • Willingness and ability to contribute to governance, organisational administration (including course coordination) and initiatives/activities within the University.
  • Knowledge of, and experience in adhering to workplace policies and procedures in the areas of work health safety, equity, diversity and promoting a respectful workplace culture.
  • Ability to mentor and supervise undergraduate, honours and postgraduate students;

The Senior Lecturer (level C) contributes to the delivery of the University's Strategic Plan in the field of Business as a key member of the School providing excellence in Research and Innovation, Teaching and Learning, and Service and Engagement. The Senior Lecturer combines substantial academic expertise and some applied experience and is recognised for their research contribution and for applying their expertise in a range of business contexts. The Senior Lecturer is expected to be a course coordinator/ program convener, to undertake postgraduate supervision, demonstrate leadership at disciplinary, cluster and faculty level, and is actively contributing to community engagement. The Senior Lecturer makes a key contribution to the Newcastle Business School, its programs and courses, and plays an important part in ensuring the success of the School and its alignment to the vision of the University.

To succeed in this role you will have:

  • A PhD in accounting.
  • Demonstrated record of high level performance in scholarly activities and outputs, research and research funding.
  • Substantial experience in teaching innovation including incorporating contemporary digital platforms and mediums and collaborative/interdisciplinary approaches to teaching and curriculum development.
  • Proven ability to mentor and supervise undergraduate, honours and postgraduate students.
  • Demonstrated leadership capability including the ability to lead/inspire a team to deliver exceptional performance/outcomes.
  • Demonstrated ability to build external research partnerships and strategic linkages to achieve common goals and positive outcomes for the university.
  • Outstanding communication and interpersonal skills including the capacity to build relationships and an inter-disciplinary way of working.
  • Demonstrated experience in contributing to leadership, mentoring, governance and organisational administration within an academic or similar large organisational environment.
  • Knowledge of, and experience in adhering to workplace policies and procedures in the areas of work health safety, equity, diversity and promoting a respectful workplace culture.

Please note: In accordance with the University's Staff Selection Guidelines, your application will be assessed on the selection criteria found at the link below. It is essential that you address each of the criteria to enable the selection committee to properly assess your application and suitability for interview.

Please clearly indicate in your covering letter, which Academic Level you are applying for.

Salary Package:

Academic Level B from $95,351 per annum.

Academic Level C from $116,805 per annum.

Closing Date: Sunday 18th March 2018

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