Professor/Associate Professor of Banking and Financial Institutions

Auckland (Region) (NZ)
Aug 20, 2018
Sep 19, 2018
Kathrin Soehnel
Contract Type
  • Shape the future of the Department of Accounting and Finance at our top ranked and triple crown accredited Business School
  • Live and work in New Zealand’s largest, most cosmopolitan and culturally diverse city
  • Inspire our outstanding students; collaborate with world class colleagues; influence and inform business and policy at New Zealand’s pre-eminent research-led University

The University of Auckland Business School invites applications for a full Professor (or Associate Professor) in the Department of Accounting and Finance in the area of Banking and Financial Institutions.

The Department is one of the largest in the University of Auckland. It has a strong research and teaching culture. Recently, it was ranked 41st in the world in the QS Top Universities Ranking Survey 2018 for the subject discipline of accounting and finance, and it was the highest ranked accounting and finance department in New Zealand in the latest Performance Based Research Funding assessment. Staff have a wide range of teaching and research interests, and are highly-qualified and experienced academics who have made important contributions to the discipline of accounting and finance by publishing in the top-ranked Australasian and international journals.

The successful appointee will be doctoral qualified and have demonstrated excellence in research and a commitment to high quality research-informed teaching. Applicants will demonstrate a research programme that complements and builds upon existing areas of strength within the Department’s Finance Group, where the subject of Banking and Financial Institutions currently resides. Candidates must be able to show excellence and leadership in research, a significant international standing, and the ability to be a highly effective teacher of both undergraduate and graduate students, including supervision of research students.

The appointee will be expected to teach at undergraduate and postgraduate levels in the area of Banking and Financial Institutions (including developments in FinTech and its impact on banking and finance) and to engage in research and publication both personally and through the supervision of research students. The appointee would also be expected to seek research funding, to engage with the profession, and to contribute to departmental leadership and service.

For further information please contact:

Clare Litten, University of Auckland,

DDI: +64 9 923 9096, email:

Dr Kathrin Soehnel, University of Auckland,

DDI: +64 9 923 9006, email:

Position reference: 19877

For further information and to apply online please visit

Applications close Monday, 8 October 2018

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