Lecturer/Senior Lecturer/Associate Professor Department of Accounting and Finance
University of Auckland, Business School
New Zealand

Lecturer/Senior Lecturer/Associate Professor Department of Accounting and Finance

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Auckland City Campus

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Lecturer/Senior Lecturer/Associate Professor Department of Accounting and Finance


Shape the future of the Department of Accounting and Finance at our top ranked and triple crown accredited Business School

Live and work in New Zealand’s largest, most cosmopolitan and culturally diverse city
Inspire our outstanding students; collaborate with world class colleagues; influence and inform business and policy at New Zealand’s pre-eminent research-led university

The Opportunity:

  • The University of Auckland Business School invites applications for an appointment at Lecturer/Senior Lecturer/Associate Professor in the Department of Accounting and Finance in the area of Finance and/or Banking and Financial Institutions. The Department is one of the largest in the University of Auckland. It has a strong research and teaching culture. Recently, it was ranked the highest accounting and finance department in New Zealand in the latest Performance Based Research Funding assessment and it is the highest placed department from New Zealand in the QS Top Universities Ranking Survey 2019 for the subject discipline of accounting and finance. Staff have a wide range of teaching and research interests, and are highly-qualified and experienced academics who have made important contributions to the discipline of accounting and finance by publishing in the top-ranked Australasian and international journals.
  • The successful appointee will be doctoral qualified and have demonstrated excellence in research and a commitment to high quality research-informed teaching. You will also have a research programme that complements and builds upon existing areas of strength within the Department’s Finance Group. Candidates must be able to show excellence and leadership in research, have an international standing, and the ability to be a highly effective teacher of both undergraduate and graduate students, including supervision of research students.
  • The appointee will be expected to teach at undergraduate and postgraduate levels in the area of Finance and/or Banking and Financial Institutions (including developments in FinTech and its impact on finance and banking) and to engage in research and publication both personally and through the supervision of research students. The appointee would also be expected to seek research funding, to engage with the profession, and to contribute to departmental leadership and service.

For further information please contact:

Professor Norman Wong (Head of Department), University of Auckland, DDI: +64 9 923 7098, email: n.wong@auckland.ac.nz or Professor Henk Berkman (Head of Finance Group in the Department), University of Auckland, DDI: +64 9 923 4861, email: h.berkman@auckland.ac.nz


About us:

The University of Auckland is dedicated to providing an excellent and stimulating environment for its employees which ensures a healthy work life balance. As such we offer benefits such as research and study leave, wide range of leadership and development programmes, subsidised car parking, childcare and medical insurance; generous annual leave and recreation centre facilities.

Based in the heart of New Zealand’s largest and most diverse city, The University of Auckland has the most comprehensive range of courses in the country with teaching and research conducted over eight faculties and two large-scale research institutes; Business and Economics, Engineering, Science, Arts, Education, Law, Creative Arts and Industries, the Faculty of Medical and Health Sciences; and two large-scale research institutes: the Auckland Bioengineering Institute and the Liggins Institute. It is New Zealand’s pre-eminent research-led institution and has key linkages with many of the world’s top research intensive universities.

The academic faculties are supported by a number of service divisions, including Libraries and Learning Services, Property Services, ITS, Human Resources, Campus Life and the International Office. Auckland UniServices Ltd, our research commercialisation company, is recognised internationally for its achievements in transferring the outcomes of our research to industry.

Auckland is the centre of the country’s retail and commercial activities. Approximately 1.5 million people live in the greater Auckland area, representing about one third of the population of the whole country. Auckland is ranked third out of 231 world cities for quality of living in the 2017 Mercer Quality of Living Survey (see www.mercer.com/qualityofliving).


How to apply:

Applications must be submitted online, by the closing date of Sunday, 15 September 2019 to be considered. Please include your cover letter and CV combined as one document.

The University is committed to meeting its obligations under the Treaty of Waitangi and achieving equity outcomes for staff and students in a safe, inclusive and equitable environment. For further information on services for Māori, Pacific, women, LGBTQITakatāpui+, people with disabilities, parenting support, flexible work and other equity issues go to www.equity.auckland.ac.nz

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