Lecturer in Accounting

University of Queensland

  • Business School

  • Permanent opportunity at a university ranked in the world’s top 50

  • Be part of an Accounting Discipline with a long history of excellence in international research

  • Genuine career progression opportunities via our academic promotions process

  • Based at our picturesque and Vibrant St Lucia Campus

 

About UQ

As part of the UQ community, you’ll have the opportunity to work alongside the brightest minds, who have joined us from all over the world, and within an environment where interdisciplinary collaborations are encouraged.

 

At the core of our teaching remains our students, and their experience with us sets a foundation for success far beyond graduation. UQ has made a commitment to making education opportunities available for all Queenslanders, regardless of personal, financial, or geographical barriers.

 

As part of our commitment to excellence in research and professional practice in academic contexts, we are proud to provide our staff with access to world-class facilities and equipment, grant writing support, greater research funding opportunities, and other forms of staff support and development.

 

About This Opportunity 

We are seeking an Associate Professor to join our outstanding accounting discipline. You will have strong experience in undergraduate and postgraduate teaching, postgraduate supervision, and the ability to contribute to curriculum development in the School’s Accounting programs. You will also perform research, administrative and other activities associated with the School and you will also be expected to undertake leadership roles and have a record of supervising HDR students successfully. A specialisation in financial accounting or audit is highly preferred.  

 

We are also considering applications from Lecturers or Senior Lecturers (equivalent to an assistant professor). If you are an early to mid-career academic, we also encourage you to apply as there may be additional opportunities available at this level.

 

The Accounting discipline at UQ has a long history of excellence in international research. It has seen many notable faculty in the last 40 years including Accounting Hall of Fame member, Ray Ball. Throughout this time, it has always sought to encourage excellence in teaching and research and counts many of the world’s current leading academic accountants as alumni.

The discipline is highly ranked in global surveys, and it is proud of several young faculty from leading research institutions who continue this tradition of excellence. The new appointee has an exciting opportunity to join this vibrant group of accounting teachers and researchers.

 

This is a teaching & research position. Further information can be found by viewing UQ’s Criteria for Academic Performance.

 

This is a full-time continuing position.

 

The full-time equivalent base salary at Level D will be in the range $158,869.17 - $174,870.17 plus a generous super allowance of up to 17%. The total FTE package will be up to $185,876.94 - $204,598.10 annually. Variations from base level salary may be negotiable for exceptional candidates but are subject to senior executive approval.

 

For applicants at Level B or C salary package details are as follows:

 

The full-time equivalent base salary at Level B will be in the range $108,201.26 - $128,201.75, plus a generous super allowance of up to 17%. The total FTE package will be up to $126,595.47 - $149,996.05 annually. 

 

The full-time equivalent base salary at Level C will be in the range $132,201.83 - $152,202.33, plus a generous super allowance of up to 17%. The total FTE package will be up to $154,676.15 - $178,076.72 annually. 

 

As this role is covered by an Enterprise Agreement, you will also receive regular remuneration increases – at least once a year.

 

The greater benefits of joining the UQ community are broad:  from being part of a Group of Eight university, to recognition of prior service with other Australian universities, up to 26 weeks of paid parental leave, 17.5% annual leave loading, flexible working arrangements including hybrid on site/WFH options and flexible start/finish times, and genuine career progression opportunities via the academic promotions process.

 

About You:

For Appointment at Level C or Level D

  • Applicants should possess a PhD or equivalent in accounting or a related area.

  • An established profile in teaching and research within the discipline, with national recognition and an emerging international presence, substantiated by a robust record of publications in high-quality, refereed journals and conference presentations;

  • A strong history of securing, managing, and leveraging external research funding; evidence of high-quality teaching across undergraduate, honours, and postgraduate levels in various settings, alongside a track record of effective course coordination and active involvement in the development and continuous innovation of programs and curriculum;

  • A solid history of supervising Research Higher Degree students to successful completion; and a growing engagement in meaningful internal service roles, coupled with a substantial contribution to external activities.

  • Evidence of exceptional teaching quality and leadership in both internal and external contexts.

 

For Appointment at Level B

  • Applicants should possess a PhD or equivalent in accounting or a related area by the time they commence in the role.

  • A growing profile in teaching and research in the discipline area.

  • Evidence of a high research potential demonstrated through a developing pipeline of working papers targeting high-quality refereed journals and conferences and/or published high-quality journal articles.

  • Demonstrate the willingness to seek, obtain and manage external research funding.

  • Evidence of a high level of quality teaching at undergraduate, honours or postgraduate level across a variety of settings.

  • Experience in meaningful internal service roles in conjunction with active contributions to external activities.

 

The following mandatory requirements apply:

  • Work Rights: Visa sponsorship may be available for this appointment.  

  • Background Checks: All final applicants for this position may be asked to consent to a criminal record check. Please note that people with criminal records are not automatically barred from applying for this position. Each application will be considered on its merits. 

 

Relocating from interstate or overseas? We’ll support you with the visa sponsorship process and a relocation support package. You can find out more about life in Australia’s Sunshine State here.

 

Questions? 

For more information about this opportunity, please contact Professor Shaun Bond at shaun.bond@business.uq.edu.au  

For application queries, please contact talent@uq.edu.au stating the job reference number (below) in the subject line.

 

Want to Apply? 

All applicants must upload the following documents in order for your application to be considered:

  • Resume

  • Cover letter

  • Responses to the ‘About You’ section

  • A recent working paper

 

Other Information 

At UQ we know that our greatest strengths come from our diverse mix of colleagues, this is reflected in our ongoing commitment to creating an environment focused on equity, diversity and inclusion.  We ensure that we are always attracting, retaining and promoting colleagues who are representative of the diversity in the broader community, whether that be gender identityLGBTQIA+cultural and/or linguisticAboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander peoples, or people with a disability. Accessibility requirements and/or adjustments can be directed to talent@uq.edu.au.

 

If you are a current employee (including casual staff and HDR scholars) or hold an unpaid/affiliate appointment, please login to your staff Workday account and visit the internal careers board to apply for this opportunity. Please do NOT apply via the external job board.

 

Applications close Sunday 2nd June 2024at 11.00pm AEST (R-35768)