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Associate Professor in Accounting / Finance

Job no: 500742
Work type: full-time
Location: Crawley
Categories: Business

Faculty of Arts, Business, Law and Education, School of Social Sciences

  • Opportunity at Level D: $143,010 - $157,443 plus 17% superannuation
  • Applications at different levels B and C are accepted in view of future opportunities that may arise
  • Join one of the premier Business Schools in the Asia Pacific Region

When you join the UWA community, you will find dynamic and forward-thinking colleagues who, like you, are determined to challenge convention and make new things happen. The University is regarded as one of Australia’s top research institutions. We operate more than 130 research and training centres and receive roughly 80 per cent of all research funding to Western Australian universities annually. We celebrate strong industry partnerships and are placed equal first in Australia on key measures, including research intensity and research grants, according to the Good Universities Guide UWA ranks 93rd in ARWU, 91st in QS and 134th in THE. At UWA, we help people make the most of the possibilities presented. At UWA, we help people make the most of the possibilities presented to them. We are a community driven by a desire to make the most of our collective potential and to contribute to the world’s advancement. Join us and pursue your ambitions.

About the team

The UWA Business School is one of the premier Business Schools in the Asia Pacific Region and has a reputation for international excellence in research, teaching and learning. The School is the only one in Western Australia with both AACSB and EQUIS accreditations.

The University continues to build on its reputation for excellence and has strategic strengths in both teaching and research in a number of areas in accounting and finance. Areas of research strength include:

  • corporate finance, corporate governance, investments and market microstructure;
  • capital markets, financial accounting, financial reporting, regulation and enforcement;
  • management accounting, decision making, performance evaluation and auditing; and
  • accounting education

At the UWA Business School, you will have access to an excellent dataset for financial markets as well as a state of the art trading room.

About you

As an Associate Professor at level D, you will be PhD qualified and demonstrate a strong research track record displaying ability to publish in high quality academic journals, to obtain research funding and to have attained international recognition for their work; You will be able to  supervise honours and postgraduate research students and display a commitment to high quality teaching including the development of curriculum and initiatives in effective learning.

Applications at levels B or C will also be accepted in view of future opportunities that may arise. Applicants must hold a PhD and be able to demonstrate excellence in research and teaching.

Please see the position description before applying:

Download File Position description - Associate Professor in Accounting or Finance.docx

After reading the position description, please contact Professor Jacqueline Birt ( ; +61 8 6488 2902) if you would like more information on the position.

About Perth

Perth is regularly ranked in the top 10 most liveable cities in the world. In 2017, Perth was ranked the 7th most liveable city in the world by The Economist – and with good reason! Perth enjoys an average of nine hours of sunshine per day and enjoys 131 perfectly blue-skyed days a year. Perth is beautifully located on the banks of the Swan River with King’s Park just steps away from the Central Business District. Perth boasts 19 pristine white sand beaches directly on the Indian Ocean as well as two world-class wine regions within a three hour drive: the Swan Valley, one of Australia’s oldest wine regions, and Margaret River, home to over 200 wineries.

This position is open to international applicants who require visa sponsorship.

Closing date: 28 February 2019

Application Details: Please apply online via the Apply Now button.

Our commitment to inclusion and diversity

UWA is committed to a diverse workforce. We celebrate inclusion and diversity and believe gender equity is fundamental to achieving our goal of being a top 50 university by 2050.

We have child friendly areas on campus, including childcare facilities. Flexible work arrangements, part-time hours and job sharing will all be considered.

UWA has been awarded Platinum Employer Status for being a Top Ten Employer for LGBTI Inclusion by the Australian Workplace Equity Index (AWEI -2017).

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