Lecturer - Accounting and Finance

Updated: about 2 months ago
Deadline: 26 May 2024

  • $110,065 to $130,045 pa (Level B)
  • Ongoing, Full-time, Joondalup Campus
  • Open to candidates with relevant work rights

$110,065 – $130,045 PER ANNUM (ALEVB)

Edith Cowan University (ECU) is a leading multi-campus university in Western Australia serving communities nationally and internationally. For 17 years in a row, ECU has achieved a 5 (out of 5 star) star rating for teaching quality in the 2024 Good Universities Guide (GUG). ECU is ranked in the world's Top 100 universities under 50 years old in the 2023 Times Higher Education (THE) Young Universities Rankings, and in the Top 400 THE World University Rankings 2024.

The School of Business and Law is accredited by The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB) International, held by less than 6% of Business Schools in the world, and develops industry-ready graduates through high-quality teaching and learning experiences and engaged applied research. The School offers a comprehensive range of undergraduate and postgraduate coursework, executive education, and research degrees designed to give students relevant theory, practical work experience and critical employability skills.

The School of Business and Law ranks well across several respected indicators. In 2024, the School’s Business and Economics discipline was ranked in the Top 250 on the Times Higher Education (THE) World University Rankings. In the 2023 Shanghai Rankings, the School’s Hospitality and Tourism Management discipline is ranked 26th in the world and 3rd nationally. In the recently released 2023 Australian Financial Review BOSS Best Business Schools list, the School solidified its standing as a leader in business education, being named Western Australia’s ‘top-ranked business school for quality’ (2nd nationally).

As part of an exciting expansion plan, the School of Business and Law will move into the $853 million world-class facilities of the landmark ECU City Campus at Yagan Square in the Perth CBD in 2025. This state-of-the-art Business, Law, Creative Industries and Technology Campus will be where innovative thinkers, adaptive learners and global citizens meet to become the leaders of tomorrow. ECU’s CBD campus will bring together streams of teaching and research with unique synergies for growth and development. This is unequivocally the most exciting time of all to join the University as it embarks on this transformational journey. 

The Role
The Accounting and Finance Discipline is seeking to appoint a teaching and research focused Lecturer in Accounting and Finance (ALEVB), who is experienced in developing and delivering introductory and advanced Accounting subjects at both the undergraduate and postgraduate level. The successful applicant will be expected to lead efforts and devise a strategy to grow the School’s research endeavours in Accounting and Finance and share good practice with industry and the professions. Reporting to the Associate Dean Discipline, the successful applicant will be instrumental in expanding the societal impact of the School, and further integrating discipline knowledge into the curricula and the School’s co-curricular activities.

Applicants must have a PhD in Accounting or related relevant discipline and be teaching and research active with a demonstrable track record of substantial external research funding, and publications in top-tier accounting international journals (ABDC A/A*). The successful applicants will have a flexible attitude and the ability to adapt to any circumstance, by consulting and liaising confidently with the relevant stakeholders. Experience in developing and delivering introductory Finance-related subjects will be a plus. 

As part of the ECU community, the applicant must demonstrate personal attributes that correspond with the University’s Values of Integrity, Respect, Courage, Rational Inquiry and Personal Excellence.

Benefits and Remuneration
This full-time, ongoing position attracts a salary of $110,065 - $130,045 (ALEVB) per annum plus 17% University superannuation contribution.

Visa sponsorship and/or a relocation package may be negotiated for suitably qualified international and interstate candidates.

ECU supports a work/life balance for staff. Benefits such as flexible working arrangements are available for negotiation to meet your circumstances. 

If you wish to discuss the role and its expectations, you can address your queries to Associate Professor Simone Scagnelli, Associate Dean Accounting and Finance, at [email protected] 

How to Apply
Please upload your academic CV and a concise expression of interest (maximum five pages) addressing the attached Selection Criteria.

Closing Date:
Applications close on Sunday 26 May 2024 at 11.30pm AWST.

ECU is a diverse and inclusive workplace reflecting the differences in society. Specific strategies and initiatives are in place to address underrepresentation of specific groups. Applications are encouraged from suitably qualified people from all backgrounds. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are strongly encouraged to apply.


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