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Lecturer/Senior Lecturer (Assistant Professor)

University of Technology Sydney
Sydney (Region), New South Wales (AU)
The total pay for Lecturer (Senior Lecturer) is A$212,273 (A$250,896).
Closing date
May 7, 2024

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The Finance Department at the UTS Business School is inviting applications for at least two full-time, tenure-track Lecturer/Senior Lecturer, equivalent to Assistant Professor. The starting date of this position is flexible. Recent hires have obtained their PhDs from institutions like the Copenhagen Business School and the University of Miami. Our faculty members have recently published in top journals such as the RFS, JFE, JFQA, RF, and MS.

About UTS

Our faculty of over 30 finance academics strive to publish innovative research in top-tier academic journals. Together with other Sydney universities, we host an excellent seminar series that hosts international visitors from renowned institutions. Generous research funding, comprehensive databases, and sabbatical leave are available to support faculty research. To support research productivity, faculty members have competitive teaching loads and can customize their teaching arrangements. Newly appointed faculty members receive a significantly reduced teaching load for the first two years. For more information, please visit our webpage  The position is based in Sydney, but there are also opportunities to teach in English or Mandarin at our Shanghai-based joint venture.

Living in Sydney

Sydney is a vibrant and multicultural city, renowned for its stunning beaches and rich cultural scene. With a temperate climate, excellent healthcare system, and world-class public transport, Sydney is an attractive place to live. UTS is located on the fringe of the CBD in the heart of Sydney’s creative and startup precinct. Housed in an iconic building designed by renowned architect Frank Gehry, our business school is well connected with public transport and near the financial center, Chinatown, and Darling Harbor.


Applicants should have evidence of high-quality research and show potential to publish in top-tier finance journals. We also value experience in developing and teaching finance subjects with evidence of teaching quality. We welcome applicants with expertise in all areas of finance, particularly in banking, FinTech/digital finance, market microstructure, ESG/climate finance, and personal finance/financial planning. Applicants with an interest in creating a positive impact from their research, including interacting with practitioners, are particularly welcome.


The total pay for Lecturer (Senior Lecturer) is A$212,273 (A$250,896). Your pay includes contributions made by UTS to your superannuation (i.e., retirement) fund.

Application procedure

Please send your CV, cover letter, job market paper, reference letters, and teaching evaluations to We will hold initial interviews via Zoom.

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