Lecturer in Accounting
RMIT University



  • Full-time, Continuing position

  • Salary Academic Level C + 17% Superannuation

  • Based at the Melbourne CBD campus, but may be required to work and/or be based at other campuses of the University


About the Role

The Senior Lecturer is expected to contribute to the teaching and research efforts of the School, in disciplines related to their field of expertise (accounting, auditing). More specifically, the Senior Lecturer is responsible for carrying out teaching activities within undergraduate, Masters and Graduate Diploma programs and for maintaining and advancing their scholarly, research and/or professional capabilities. 


The Senior Lecturer is also expected to actively promote the program by establishing and maintaining memberships, links and partnerships with academic, industry and professional communities.  The Senior Lecturer is expected to work collaboratively and collegially with fellow academics within the teaching team, and update colleagues and students on developments in their subject area or specialisation.  The Senior Lecturer will be responsible for course (subject) coordination.


The Senior Lecturer is expected to demonstrate leadership by taking on administrative tasks commensurate with their standing in the Department.


About You

To be successful in this position, you’ll have as a minimum:

  • PhD in Accounting or in relevant field.

  • Demonstrated ability to implement program improvements and innovative approaches to student-centred learning and quality improvement programs.

  • Research track record including record of research outputs in high quality outlets.

  • Experience in research leadership with the ability to participate in collaborative research teams, mentor academic staff, secure external research funding.

  • Experience in supervising higher degree by research candidates.

  • Demonstrated ability to lead scholarly development.

  • Demonstrated high level of interpersonal, communication and negotiating skills including the ability to consult with senior executives, external bodies, produce executive reports, negotiate agreed directions, outcomes and targets within a collaborative environment.


Please Note: Appointment to this position is subject to passing a Working with Children and National Police Check.


About the College of Business and Law

RMIT’s College of Business and Law takes an industry and student-centred approach to its courses and programs, ensuring graduates are work ready and able to tackle business challenges, balance stakeholder needs, act as socially responsible global citizens and create fair and positive futures for all.  


The College delivers impactful research informed by industry, which supports its strong position as a College at the intersection of business and technology with social impact.  Its important work is underpinned by the principles of quality, collaboration, big ideas and putting people first.


Click here for further details about the College.


To Apply 

Please submit your CV, covering letter, and a separate document addressing the Key Selection Criteria for this position by clicking on the ‘Apply’ link below.     


For further information about this position, please see Position Description below or contact Kassie McKnight, Senior Talent Acquisition Advisor via email on kassie.mcknight@rmit.edu.au.  


Position Description - Senior Lecturer, Accounting





Applications Close:

3 Aug 2023 11.59 pm



RMIT is an equal opportunity employer committed to being a child safe organisation. We are dedicated to attracting, retaining and developing our people regardless of gender identity, ethnicity, sexual orientation, disability and age. Applications are encouraged from all sectors of the community and we strongly encourage applications from the Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander community. 


At RMIT, we are committed to supporting adjustments throughout the recruitment and selection process, as well as during employment. We actively support and encourage people with disability to apply to RMIT. To discuss adjustment requirements, please contact Kassie (Senior Talent Acquisition Advisor), via talentsupport@rmit.edu.au or visit our Careers page for more contact information - https://www.rmit.edu.au/careers.


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