Associate Professor, Accounting

An exciting leadership opportunity join the Deakin Business School in the discipline of Accounting
• Melbourne Burwood campus location
• Fulltime, continuing position
• Academic Level D $147,525-$162,267 p.a + 17% Superannuation
Deakin Business School is in the top 1% of business schools globally, holding both AACSB and EQUIS accreditations. These prestigious accreditations are awarded to business schools that meet strict standards of quality, academic and professional excellence, and demonstrate a commitment to ongoing improvement and innovation in their courses, ensuring our graduates are employable worldwide.
Our academic staff are engaged in both pure and applied research across the business and law disciplines and are focused on issues which are of relevance to government, business and community organisations. To this end, we actively seek partnerships with these organisations, other like-minded universities and alumni.
Deakin's Department of Accounting boasts strong industry engagement, world-class teaching facilities and is at the forefront of innovative research. Internationally renowned for high-quality research and our innovative teaching at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels, the department comprises over 40 staff members who are dedicated to excellence in teaching and research.
The Department now has an opportunity for a world-leading scholar to join the Department as an Associate Professor in Accounting. As the successful candidate you will provide leadership and mentoring to help achieve the Department’s strategic plan. You will contribute to the Department’s teaching across all levels in at least two of the following: ethics or sustainability, accounting information systems, audit, management accounting.
Your key responsibilities will include:
• Lead the integration of industry and research to inform unit / course design and teaching practices across the discipline within the Department.
• Deliver learner-centric, research-informed teaching practices across different levels / modes of delivery.
• Lead the development and coordinated integration of innovative teaching practices across the discipline within the Department.
• Work collaboratively with and build teaching teams across the Department/ University to improve student learning outcomes.
• Build a culture of collaboration and educational excellence across the Department and the University.
• Lead moderation of assessment tasks at the discipline level and implement innovative practices to improve learning outcomes.
To be successful, you’ll have:
• PhD in a relevant discipline
• Specialisation in teaching, work practices, and curriculum development in at least two of the following: ethics, accounting information systems and analytics, audit or management accounting
• Distinguished scholarly learning and teaching in UG and PG programs, including expert in relevant accounting technical and other regulations and legislation, innovative curriculum design and supervision to doctoral level
• Internationally recognised research reputation underpinned by publications in high quality journals
• Success in obtaining and timely completion of competitive external research grants
• Successful engagement with research, community, industry to enhance the national and international standing of the discipline
• Demonstrated success and passion for mentoring and leadership of teaching, research and administration
• Excellent interpersonal skills and a proven ability to establish good working relationships with colleagues
For a copy of the position description, please see below:
Please submit your resume, a short cover letter, and responses to the Key Selection Criteria. For a discussion regarding this position, please contact Professor Anne Wyatt, Head of Department, Accounting to Applications for this position close on Sunday 30th January 2022 This role requires the incumbent to apply for and maintain a Working With Children Check (refer to Deakin’s Recruitment Procedure for further details).
Are You Ready?
Deakin is a Victorian university with a global impact. We are an agile, dynamic and innovative university committed to making a positive impact through our excellence in education, research and innovation and the contributions we make to the wider community.
We understand that our reputation has been built on the dedication and expertise of our staff and we offer a dynamic and diverse working environment with opportunities to grow and develop careers. We believe that a progressive, thriving culture will ensure that people choose to come, and stay at Deakin and contribute to our ongoing success.
We value diversity and aim to build an inclusive environment that champions, embraces and respects differences. We support and encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, and people of all abilities, cultures, sexual orientation, and genders.
We understand that our academic workforce is increasingly diverse, and we recognise academic careers may be placed on hold throughout many life circumstances. Achievement relative to opportunity places more emphasis on the quality, as opposed to the quantity of research outputs. In your application, we strongly encourage you to comment on your achievements relative to opportunity.


Application Deadline:
Sunday, Jan 30, 2022
Deakin Business School
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