Associate Professor in Accounting (Data Analytics) (Academic Level D)

Updated: 30 days ago
Location: Adelaide, SOUTH AUSTRALIA
Deadline: 30 May 2022

  • Full-time, continuing position with UniSA Business
  • Based in Adelaide, the most liveable city in Australia and the World’s 3rd most liveable city (EIU 2021)
  • Commencement Salary $148,600 per annum, plus 17% superannuation


The University of South Australia (UniSA) is Australia’s university of enterprise and is recognised as one of Australia’s leading research and teaching universities in Business and Economics. UniSA Business prepares students for global careers, creating leaders for change whose skills and knowledge shape business, industry and policy. Our research programs are inspired by the contemporary challenges facing Australia and its region, and we share our expertise in modern business practice with partners locally and worldwide.

About the Role

The Associate Professor in Accounting (Data Analytics) is responsible for the leadership, development, delivery and coordination of courses within an area of the Academic Unit’s undergraduate and postgraduate programs. The appointee will also actively contribute to the Academic Unit’s research agenda, ideally with a focus on the application of data analytics in the discipline. Specific responsibilities include:

  • Provide academic leadership to support the Academic Unit’s teaching and learning initiatives, especially with on-going development of courses
  • Conduct nationally impactful research and build the research capacity and reputation of UniSA Business, contributing to its international reputation
  • Attract external funding that includes competitive grant schemes with demonstrated success through national funding councils
  • Contribute to the leadership of the Academic Unit through mentoring other academic team members and participation in Academic Unit planning and strategic initiatives

Essential Skills and Experience
  • Relevant doctoral degree with advanced foundational discipline-based research, together with a nationally recognised record of achievement in scholarship and learning, especially as it relates to data analytics in accounting or related fields
  • Current and relevant knowledge of developments in the discipline informed by continuing scholarship and/or continuing industry engagement
  • Excellent ability and experience to undertake high quality teaching activities that reflect contemporary pedagogical, student and professional/industry needs and standards
  • Success establishing research interactions and developing partnerships between academia, government, industry, the community and the profession
  • Highly developed interpersonal skills and the ability and credibility to communicate with impact

Benefits and Culture

At UniSA you’ll enjoy a dynamic and agile culture where colleagues thrive on collaboration and breaking new ground. A competitive remuneration package, generous superannuation contributions, relocation support and a range of other benefits are available to ensure you enjoy a healthy work/life balance and enviable lifestyle working and living in Adelaide.

How to Apply

For a copy of the position description, further information and to apply visit Working at UniSA . The online application form will list the specific selection criteria that you need to address. Please address your cover letter to Georgie Hart, Recruitment Consultant. For further information confidential enquiries are welcome to Georgie on +618 8302 1700 or by email to recruitment@unisa.edu.au using job reference number 4072.

Applications close: 11.30pm Monday 30 May 2022 

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