Associate Professor/Professor of Accounting (Audit)

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Job No.: 619997

Location: Caulfield or Clayton campuses

Employment Type: Full-time

Duration: Continuing appointment

Remuneration: $149,169 – $164,331 pa Level D / $192,149 pa Level E (plus 17% employer superannuation) 

  • Work with brilliant people every day
  • Enjoy the freedom to discover something new
  • Take your career in an exciting, rewarding direction

The University

If you are looking for the next chapter in your career, it is here. You will be given the opportunity to challenge yourself, build on your skills, and make a significant contribution to a workplace that’s filled with highly motivated and inspiring scholars and professional staff. Your contribution will be vital for both the continued success of the Department of Accounting and for leading its staff to thrive in education, research and engagement. Talent thrives here, – and so do truly satisfying careers.

Visit our 'why work at Monash' website page to find out further benefits Monash University offers.

The Opportunity

The Department of Accounting, one of the seven Departments at Monash Business School, is looking to appoint an outstanding academic to join our high-performing team. The Associate Professor/Professor of Accounting (Audit) will provide academic leadership and foster excellence in research, teaching, professional activities as well as engagement and impact. The department is recognised worldwide for the quality of its research and teaching.

A testament to the quality of the Department’s research output, Monash was given a four-stars rating in Accounting, Auditing and Accountability in the 2018 Excellence in Research for Australia assessments conducted by the Australian Research Council (ARC).

Reporting to the Head of Department, Department of Accounting, the position of Associate Professor/Professor of Accounting (Audit) is responsible for fostering research excellence through procuring competitive research grants, leading significant research projects and working with other staff to develop research links. The position will provide strong and committed leadership in teaching, curriculum development and research training by participating in the Faculty’s curriculum planning and development processes, academic committees, and relevant examination processes.

About YOU!

The Associate Professor/Professor of Accounting (Audit) will further develop the profile of the Department of Accounting, nationally and internationally by enhancing the standard of research and training activities, achieving successful research outcomes, and participating prominently in, and initiating, international collaborations in research.

To be considered for this role, you will have demonstrated experience in establishing a strong collegial program of research capable of attracting substantial external funding. You will have demonstrated international leadership in the discipline of accounting, with a reputation for being an expert in the field (eg., published in top tier journals) and delivering research excellence through procuring competitive research grants. You will have proven innovative and inspiring scholarship including supervision of high-quality PhD students.

With a flexible attitude and the ability to adapt to any circumstance, you will also be able to consult and liaise confidently with senior-level stakeholders. You will have demonstrable experience liaising with external bodies, both national and international, ensuring compliance with numerous frameworks and policies. As a strong inclusive leader, you will strive towards excellence at all times and continue to maintain our positive culture and morale. With a desire to challenge the status quo in support of School and Department interests, you will be passionate and able to maintain high levels of innovation to promote positive change and process improvement.

The Benefits

We offer you an engaging and dynamic role that includes many opportunities to network with highly motivated colleagues around the globe, as part of a committed and professional team. Our collaborative and supportive environment will offer you many benefits, including a competitive salary and opportunities for training and development. This challenging role will deliver great rewards to the right applicant.

A competitive remuneration package, including employer superannuation contribution of 17%, relocation and travel assistance, removal allowance, salary packaging and generous parental leave. Additionally, Monash offers a range of development programs, support for research study and overseas work, and flexible work arrangements.

Our culture is one that welcomes all and embraces diversity. We are firm believers that our people are our most valuable asset, so we work to grow and diversify the skills and successes of our staff. We invite you to apply to join us as part of our dynamic learning programs and high-quality research environment.

Your application must address the selection criteria and we encourage you to keep your application concise. Please refer to "How to apply for Monash Jobs".

At Monash University, we are committed to being a Child Safe organisation. This position at the University will require the incumbent to hold a valid Working with Children Check.

We value diversity and aim to build an inclusive environment that respects and embraces differences. We support and encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, and people of all abilities, cultures, sexual orientation, and genders.

In the context of COVID-19, the University is required to comply with various health directions issued from time to time by the Chief Health Officer. Further information concerning vaccination requirements and the obligations on Monash University to collect, record and hold vaccination information about employees is available at the Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) Victoria, please select COVID-19 Mandatory Vaccination (Workers) Directions.

Position Description

Download File Associate Professor of Accounting (Audit) – Level D

Download File Professor of Accounting (Audit) – Level E


Professor Carla Wilkin, Head of Department, Department of Accounting, Monash Business School, +61 3 9903 1438

Closing Date

Sunday 6 February 2022, 11:55 pm AEDT

Please note: Monash University will be closed from 23 December 2021 until 3 January 2022 inclusive.

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Application Deadline:
Saturday, Feb 05, 2022
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