Lecturer in Financial Planning
Faculty of Business and Law
Newcastle Business School
UON is a global leader, distinguished by a commitment to equity and excellence, creating a better future for our regions through innovation and impact. We offer an extraordinary environment to push boundaries and take ideas forward. No matter your professional background, you will find a community of minds eager to work together to explore new ideas and continually improve the way we perform. UON is a place where we encourage innovation, celebrate achievement and reflect on our practice to ensure we are striving for excellence. 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.
Our mission is to build and sustain a vibrant learning community that advances business knowledge. In working to achieve our mission, we pursue: Opportunity for academic development that builds our research capabilities, both within disciplines and across disciplinary boundaries; Collaboration with local, national and international partners; Research-led and student-focused teaching and learning opportunities.
About the role
The Lecturer 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.
This role is ongoing, full time based at UON's Newcastle city campus.
To succeed in this role you will have:
- A PhD in financial planning or a related area (applicants who have submitted their PhD may also be considered).
- Ability to deliver 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.
- Holding the Certified Financial Planner (CFP) designation or on the pathway to completing this designation is desirable.
Please note: In accordance with the University's Staff Selection Guidelines, your application will be assessed on the selection criteria found at the link above. It is essential that you address each of the criteria to enable the selection committee to properly assess your application and suitability for interview.
Academic Level B from $95,351 per annum plus contributory superannuation with Unisuper, attracting a generous employer contribution of 17%.
Closing Date: Wednesday 8 August 2018