LECTURER / SENIOR LECTURER (equivalent to Assistant Professor)

Title: LECTURER / SENIOR LECTURER (equivalent to Assistant Professor)

  • Job Description:

    The School of Banking and Finance is seeking to appoint Lecturers/Senior Lecturers (equivalent to tenure track Assistant Professors) in Finance within the Australian School of Business.

    We seek applicants with PhD degrees or who are expected to complete their degree requirements in the near future and who can demonstrate research excellence by publishing in top finance journals. The successful applicant is expected to be an effective instructor in both undergraduate and/or graduate courses in corporate finance and/or asset pricing. Other areas of finance will also be considered.

    The University of New South Wales (UNSW) is a leading university. In 2013, UNSW achieved a QS Five Star Plus rating, one of only eight universities in the world to do so.

    The main UNSW campus is located on a 38-hectare site at Kensington, 6 kms from the Sydney Central Business District, surrounded by restaurants and cafès boasting an international array of delicacies, some of the world’s iconic beaches, and an exciting arts and events calendar.

    Located in a new state-of-art building at UNSW’s Kensington campus, the Australian School of Business (ASB) is a leader in business education in the Asian-Pacific region and one of the largest of its kind in the world with over 11,200 undergraduate, postgraduate and research students and 240 full time academics and researchers who are global leaders in their fields. The school of Banking and Finance contributes teaching resources to the Australian Graduate School of Management whose MBA program has for 7 consecutive years ranked in the top 50 of MBA programs worldwide.

    Banking and Finance is a school within the ASB. The School offers a diverse range of courses including Honours, Masters, and PhD programs in finance, is highly ranked both in research published in top tier journals and in teaching, and attracts some of the best students in Australia and abroad.

    Our faculty and research students have strong links with industry and global researchers and the school supports their many research activities by subscribing to an extensive set of major financial databases (list on our website). We have strong ties to many major international business schools and our visitors program is globally renowned, highlighted by the breadth of distinguished researchers who present in our weekly seminar and who are longer term visitors.

    Now in its 26th year, the school hosts the annual Australasian Finance and Banking Conference (AFBC). The four day conference brings together leading financial researchers from around the globe.

    A mild climate and vibrant lifestyle are just two of the factors which have seen Sydney regularly rank amongst the 10 most livable cities in the world according to successive Liveability reports by the Economist Intelligence Unit.

    The Lecturer/Senior Lecturer positions are full-time, and are available on convertible tenure track employment contracts, which will include an initial fixed-term of up to five (5) years. An attractive salary package will be negotiated with the successful applicant. Subject to performance, new faculty may apply for fully funded six-month sabbatical leave undertaken locally or overseas, after three years of service.

    Application requirements include a current CV, working papers representative of their original research and three reference letters from individuals who are familiar with the work of the applicant. All application materials are required to be uploaded to the following website: https://www.econjobmarket.org

    Applicants are encouraged to apply immediately. Members of our faculty recruiting team will be at the AFA meeting in Philadelphia to meet with applicants.

    Women and EEO groups are encouraged to apply. The University reserves the right to fill the position by invitation or leave the position unfilled.

    The position remains open until filled.

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