Associate Professor or Professor of Finance

The University of Sydney
Sydney (Region), New South Wales (AU)
As per industry standards
Aug 09, 2019
Sep 08, 2019
Finance Industry
Government & Institutions
Contract Type

The University of Sydney Business School

Reference no. 1243/0619C

About the opportunity 

The University of Sydney is Australia’s premier University with an outstanding global reputation for academic and research excellence, and employs over 7,500 permanent staff supporting over 70,000 students. The University of Sydney Business School is one of the Asia Pacific region’s premier centres for engaged and innovative business education and research. With a highly international outlook, we have over 523 FTE (full-time equivalent) staff and more than 14,300 students (10,416 EFTSL) from diverse backgrounds enrolled in a comprehensive suite of programs including the high-profile MBA.

Building on our strong alliances with industry, government and the not-for-profit sector, the Business School is pursuing an ambitious strategic direction as a thought-leader in the development of ethical, responsible and sustainable responses to emerging global business challenges. We are housed in a state-of-the-art learning environment which, in the highly competitive global market for business education, enhances our ability to attract the best and brightest students, staff and researchers from around the world.

The Discipline of Finance is highly regarded and ranked consistently in the top 20 of the QS World Rankings. The discipline also has a very active research agenda covering major topic areas of finance. The discipline teaches course work programs to both undergraduates and postgraduates with two undergraduate majors (finance and banking) and one broad postgraduate specialisation in finance. There is a vibrant undergraduate honours program and PhD program.

The discipline is seeking to appoint two Associate Professors or Professors of Finance who will:

  • provide research leadership and conduct individual and joint research
  • introduce colleagues to research contacts and research networks
  • foster a collaborative and collegial approach to research
  • actively contribute to the governance of the discipline

With a PhD in Finance or a related discipline, you will have expertise in one or more of the major areas of finance, as well as the ability to develop and maintain strong links with business and industry. You will be able to demonstrate excellence and leadership in teaching, including a track record of successful PhD supervision, and be a leading researcher in your field with publications in highly ranked international journals and success in obtaining competitive research grants.

Term and remuneration

The successful applicants will be offered a full-time continuing position, subject to the completion of a satisfactory probation and confirmation period for new appointees, and will be offered an attractive remuneration package commensurate with the responsibilities of the position and the candidate’s relevant experience and qualifications.

How to apply

All applications must be submitted via the University of Sydney careers website.  For more information on the position and how to apply, visit and search by the reference number 1243/0619C.

Closing date: 11.30pm (AEST) Sunday 15 September 2019

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 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, are encouraged.

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

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