Associate Professor

Updated: 2 months ago
Job Type: FullTime

Job Reference: 1185784About us

Curtin’s School of Accounting, Economics and Finance is seeking to enhance its capacity in research in Finance through the appointment of an Associate Professor in Finance, Teaching and Research, on a full-time, continuing basis.

The School is multidisciplinary and offers a range of programs including high-quality undergraduate and postgraduate programs in Finance.  Continually fine-tuned to keep them relevant, our Finance courses provide students with an intellectually stimulating educational experience.

The School has an ambitious world-standard research agenda in Finance and, through this, aims to provide a learning environment that combines high-quality and innovative teaching practices.  The successful applicant will play an important leadership role in achieving that vision

Your new role

  • Deliver high quality teaching to undergraduate, honours and postgraduate students.
  • Demonstrate a commitment to ongoing reflective improvement in teaching.
  • Conduct tutorials, practical classes, demonstrations, workshops, student field excursions, clinical sessions and/or studio sessions, as appropriate, which stimulate and foster student learning.
  • Undertake internationally competitive and high-quality research in Finance.
  • Publish/exhibit in high quality refereed journals/outlets in manner consistent with the expectations of the discipline of Finance.
  • Significantly contribute to external activities relevant to the Finance discipline/profession and community engagement.
Why choose Curtin?
  • Easily accessible location with great parking, bus station and end of trip facilities
  • A flexible benefits package with excellent superannuation provisions.
  • Wellness is part of our culture, and we encourage positive lifestyle choices through a range of activities and initiatives.
  • A vibrant campus with gym, child care, wellness programs, medical and counselling services.
  • Work has commenced on the extension to Curtin’s facilities; Exchange is dedicated to being an industry-connected innovation precinct.
  • A major global player, with well-integrated campuses in Singapore, Malaysia, Mauritius and Dubai.

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Essential Criteria:
  • A doctoral qualification in Finance
  • An established record of highly productive research outputs in Finance with regular publication in high quality refereed academic journals, consistent with an international reputation in the field of Finance.
  • A record of successful external grant applications in Finance or related disciplines.
  • A record of leadership in the Finance discipline at either an international or national level.
  • Significant experience and record of mentoring colleagues including early career researchers.
  • Significant experience and record of providing supervision to higher degree research (HDR) students
  • A demonstrated record of achievement in and commitment to excellence in teaching Finance
  • Demonstrated achievement in the discipline of Finance through the scholarly development and delivery of high-quality educational courses 
Next steps



please complete the online application form via the link below, noting we cannot accept resumes sent to the below email address.

Please include a resume and separate document addressing the selection criteria (outlined above) to enable us to assess your suitability for the role.

To view a copy of the Academic Role Statements for this position, please copy and paste the following link into your browser:

To learn more about this opportunity, please get in touch with Professor Robert Durand via phone at

(08) 9266 9971

Applications close: Monday 15th of April 2024 at 9am 

Applicants should note that prior to appointment, any offer of employment is subject to completion of National Police Records checks, and background, integrity, and reference checks to Curtin’s satisfaction. At Curtin, we are committed to being a Child Safe organisation and this position may also require you to have a current Working With Children Check.

As this is a continuing (permanent) role, you will require permanent work rights in Australia to be considered.  However, Curtin may, in limited situations, consider visa sponsorship.

If you have any queries in relation to this application process, please contact our careers team on [email protected] or 08 9266 9000 (option 3,1), quoting the reference number.

Please note we are not accepting applications from recruitment agencies at this time.

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