Associate Professor (ALEVD) - Finance

Updated: 5 months ago
Deadline: 08 Feb 2023

  • $154,492 TO $169,855 PER ANNUM (ALEVD)
  • Ongoing, Full-time, Joondalup Campus

$154,492 TO $169,855 PER ANNUM (ALEVD)

Edith Cowan University (ECU) is a leading multi-campus university in Western Australia serving communities nationally and internationally. For 15 years in a row, ECU has achieved a 5 (out of 5 star) star rating for teaching quality in the 2022 Good Universities Guide (GUG). ECU is ranked in the worlds Top 100 universities under 50 years old in the 2022 Times Higher Education (THE) Young Universities Rankings, and in the Top 500 THE World University Rankings.

The School of Business and Law 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 and research degrees designed to give students relevant theory, practical work experience and critical employability skills.

In 2022, the School’s Business and Economics discipline was ranked in the Top 250 on the THE World University Rankings, an improvement of over 200 places and two bands in just two years. The School’s Tourism and Hospitality program is ranked in the Top 75 in the ShanghaiRankings.

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 – Associate Professor, ALEVD
The Accounting and Finance Discipline is seeking to appoint a teaching and research focused Associate Professor in Finance (ALEVD). The successful applicant will be expected to lead efforts and devise a strategy to grow the School’s research endeavours in Finance and related fields 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 Finance or related relevant discipline, and be teaching and research active with a demonstrable track record of substantial external research funding, publications in top-tier international journals (ABDC A/A*) as well as having timely completion of supervised HDR students. Candidates will also need to demonstrate their strive for excellence, their growing reputation in the field as well as their innovative and inspiring scholarship approach. The successful applicants will have a flexible attitude and the ability to adapt to any circumstance, by consulting and liaising confidently with senior-level stakeholders. Demonstrable experience in liaising with external bodies, both nationally and internationally, ensuring compliance with numerous frameworks and policies is also highly desirable.

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

In return, we offer an engaging and dynamic role as part of a committed and collegial team. Our collaborative and supportive environment provides many benefits, including a competitive salary, a dynamic team, and further training and development opportunities. 

Benefits and Remuneration

This full-time, ongoing position attracts a salary of $154,492 – $169,855 p.a (ALEVD) 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.

ECU has an Award-winning Health and Wellness Program and an extensive range of staff benefits across entertainment, financial, health, travel and consumer goods and services.

For information on the benefits of working at ECU, please visit our Employment Opportunities website.

Queries can be addressed to Associate Professor Simone Domenico Scagnelli, Associate Dean Accounting and Finance, School of Business and Law at + 61 8 6304 5925 or 

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

Closing Date:
Applications close on Wednesday 8th February 2023 at 11:30 pm 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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