Lecturer in Accounting University of Sydney Business School Australia

Lecturer in Accounting


University of Sydney Business School

Reference no 2362/1117

  • Opportunity to contribute to world class accounting education and research within The University of Sydney Business School
  • Full-time, continuing: $120k-$143k which includes salary, leave loading and up to 17% super
  • An additional salary supplement may be negotiated with the successful applicants and start up research funds and ongoing research support will be available


About the opportunity

The University of Sydney Business School has an outstanding international reputation in management research, learning, development of resources, and journal publishing and works in close cooperation with industry, government and the not-for-profit sectors. We are situated in a new state-of-the-art learning environment which, in the highly competitive global market for business education, will further enhance our ability to attract the best and brightest students, staff and researchers from around the world.


The Business School is regarded as a leader in the region, and is one of the very few Australian schools to hold business and accounting accreditation from AACSB International and EQUIS accreditation from the European Foundation for Management Development . It is also the only Australian member school of CEMS , the Community of European Management Schools & International Companies.


The Discipline of Accounting is a well-resourced group of around 50 academics and 80 sessional staff. It is strongly committed to excellence in both research and teaching. The Discipline is home to two highly rated international journals, Abacus and Australian Accounting Review and, through its Accounting Foundation, works closely with industry, business and the accounting profession.


About you

The University values courage and creativity; openness and engagement; inclusion and diversity; and respect and integrity. As such, we see the importance in recruiting talent aligned to these values in the pursuit of research excellence. We are seeking applicants for the position of Lecturer Accounting. As a successful applicant, you will contribute to: 

  • the effective teaching of accounting units, curriculum development, and the enhancement of teaching innovation
  • the research strengths of the discipline, including the pursuit of research grants and regular publication in journals of high standing
  • the school’s expanding program of professional and industry research collaboration
  • the supervision of higher degree research students
  • interdisciplinary collaborations within the University and with external stakeholders
  • academic administration


The selection criteria for this role are available for viewing in an attachment at the bottom of this job advertisement.


This position is your opportunity to join a high calibre, dynamic group that is well resourced, very research active and teaches a variety of accounting courses that attract the very best students from Australia and internationally.


About us

Since our inception 160 years ago, The University of Sydney has led to improve the world around us. We believe in education for all and that effective leadership makes lives better. These same values are reflected in our approach to diversity and inclusion, and underpin our long-term strategy for growth. We’re Australias first university and have an outstanding global reputation for academic and research excellence. Across 9 campuses, we employ over 7600 academic and non-academic staff who support over 47,000 students. We are undergoing significant transformative change which brings opportunity for innovation, progressive thinking, breaking with convention, challenging the status quo, and improving the world around us.


The University of Sydney encourages part-time and flexible working arrangements, which will be considered for this role.


Please ensure your online application includes a response to the selection criteria, current resume and cover letter.


For more information about the position, or if you require reasonable adjustment or support filling out this application, please contact Sydney Recruitment on 0286275835 or sydneyrecruitment.mkconsultant@sydney.edu.au


If you would like to learn more, please refer to the Candidate Information Pack for the position description and further details.


Closing date: 11.30pm, 14 January 2018


Please note: The University of Sydney will be  be closed for two weeks from  Friday 22nd December 2017 to Monday 8th January 2018.


We will be back to business as usual on Monday 8th January 2018.


The University of Sydney is committed to diversity and social inclusion. Applications from people of culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds; equity target groups including women, people with disabilities, people who identify as LGBTIQ; and people of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander descent, are encouraged.


If we think your skills are needed in other areas of the University, we will be sure to contact you about other opportunities.


The University reserves the right not to proceed with any appointment.


Selection Criteria

Candidate Information Pack


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