Lecturer in Finance, Discipline of Finance, University of Sydney Business School

Discipline of Finance, University of Sydney Business School, Sydney, NSW Australia
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Nov 21, 2018
Dec 17, 2018
Reference Number: 2276/1118C
Contract Type

Lecturer in Finance

University of Sydney Business School
Discipline of Finance

Reference Number: 2276/1118C

Contribute to an engaging and wide-reaching research environment with strong connections with the international academic community and industry

Generous support for research including conference participation and visitor sponsorship

Full-time continuing, remuneration package: $123,259K-$146,367K p.a. (which includes salary, leave loading and 17% superannuation), a salary supplement may also be negotiable

About the opportunity 

The Discipline of Finance at The University of Sydney Business School has a culture of pursuing outstanding research, innovative curricula and excellent teaching. As the successful applicant, you will join a passionate, diverse and collegial group in a well-supported research environment.

Our goal is to continue to develop an engaging and wide-reaching research environment with strong links to the international academic community and industry. Current research covers corporate finance, security market microstructure, asset pricing, quantitative finance, real estate finance, consumer finance, behavioral finance and banking, but we encourage applications from candidates with research interests outside those areas.

The Discipline of Finance is a primary center for finance research in Australasia, located in the exciting and multicultural city of Sydney. Our expertise is reflected in our sought-after degree programs, both undergraduate and postgraduate (including PhD), which promote a deep understanding of the key concepts and contemporary applications of finance.

About you

We currently invite applications from outstanding candidates in all fields of finance for the full-time, tenure-track position of Lecturer (equivalent of Assistant Professor in North America).

The successful applicant will have a completed (or be nearing the completion of) a PhD in Finance. Initial interviews will be held at the AFA/AEA meetings in Atlanta in January 2019.

The successful applicant is expected to commence employment by July 2019; however, this may be negotiable.

About the University of Sydney and its Business School

Progressive thinking, breaking with convention, challenging the status quo and improving the world around us are in the University of Sydney’s DNA. The founding principle of Australia’s first university was to be modern and progressive; an ideal still held dear today.

The Business School has an outstanding international reputation in learning and research, working in close cooperation with industry, government and the not-for-profit sectors. The Business School is regarded as a leader in the region, attracting the best and brightest students, teachers and researchers from around the world. We hold business and accounting accreditation from AACSB International, EQUIS accreditation from the European Foundation for Management Development and are the only Australian member school of CEMS, the Community of European Management Schools & International Companies. We are situated in a new state-of-the-art learning environment in an exciting city. 

How to apply:

Please submit a cover letter, your curriculum vitae, job market paper and arrange for two letters of reference. Applications need to be submitted via the University of Sydney job portal; https://sydney.nga.net.au/cp/index.cfm?event=jobs.checkJobDetailsNewApplication&returnToEvent=jobs.processJobSearch&jobid=DFCCF892-B04F-4283-B15F-A99D00FAFFCC&CurATC=EXT&CurBID=949319BC-8898-4F11-AC4B-9DB401358504&jobsListKey=22ec67e6-a599-415c-aeaf-f53c8eb0805b&persistVariables=CurATC,CurBID,jobsListKey&lid=78836170008


Materials will be made available to a range of people within the School for pre-screening. Candidates submitting their materials by 11:30pm (Sydney time) December 17, 2018, will be assured full consideration. Late applications will not be accepted. We will schedule preliminary interviews at the AFA/AEA meetings in Atlanta with suitable candidates who are attending the meetings.


The University of Sydney encourages part-time and flexible working arrangements, which will be considered for this role.


Closing date: 11:30pm (Sydney time) December 17, 2018 (Sydney time).

The University of Sydney is committed to diversity and social inclusion. Applications from people of culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds; equity target groups including women, people with disabilities, people who identify as LGBTIQ; and people of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander descent, are encouraged.

If we think your skills are needed in other areas of the University, we will be sure to contact you about other opportunities.

The University reserves the right not to proceed with any appointment.