Lecturer/Senior Lecturer/Associate Professor in Accounting

Curtin University, Sarawak, Malaysia - Faculty of Business

In line with the expansion of the Faculty of Business in response to growing student demand following the achievement of AACSB accreditation in April 2016, we are seeking to appoint a specialist in accounting to join the Accounting Department.  The successful applicant will have a doctorate, academic journal publications and experience of teaching, but may be at any stage of their academic career. They will be expected to make a significant contribution to research and will be involved in undergraduate and postgraduate teaching and supervision. Senior academics will be expected also to mentor early career researchers. We are especially interested in recruiting someone with expertise in teaching and research related to the accounting field.

The successful candidate will be responsible for developing a relevant portfolio of research; organization and delivery of teaching and assessment; conducting lectures and tutorials; coordination and management of units, providing continuous feedback to students; academic counselling of students; and participating in staff development activities.

The appointment will be made at a level appropriate to the applicant’s academic qualifications, publication history and track record of attracting external research funding, teaching experience and engagement with enterprises and policy makers.

Selection Criteria:

  • A doctorate in a relevant discipline related to Accounting.
  • Evidence of personal research achievement with recent refereed publications in Accounting.
  • Experience of university teaching and supervision.
  • Ability to develop proposals for research funding, to design research projects and to lead and develop a research team.
  • Experience of working with corporate or government stakeholders.
  • Strong commitment and significant contribution to the academic life of the Faculty.
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills.
  • Teaching area includes – Auditing, Financial Reporting, Financial Accounting, Accounting Theory
  • Further consideration will be given to those holding professional qualification with recognized professional accounting bodies

Applicants should endeavour to address each of the above selection criteria in their letter of application, which should be supported by full curriculum vitae and other evidence as well as the names and contact details of two referees.

Closing date:  short-listing will begin in December 2016 and the post will remain open until filled.