Associate Professor - Finance Discipline Group

University of Technology Sydney

UTS is a dynamic and innovative university in central Sydney, consistently ranked the top young university in Australia. With a culturally diverse campus life and extensive international exchange and research programs, UTS prepares graduates for the workplaces of today and tomorrow.  We have a bold vision to be a world-leading university of technology.

The Finance Discipline Group at UTS Business School is seeking to recruit an Associate Professor to provide leadership in conducting high quality research and teaching relevant to the School’s mission of advancing knowledge with impact.  

Our teaching reflects our commitment to innovation and our goal of preparing our students for a challenging and dynamic workplace. Our researchers target top tier academic journals and publish rigorous and innovative research.  We have an excellent seminar series with many international visitors that contribute to the vibrant research environment. Our faculty are provided with strong research support, access to international databases and have opportunities to organize teaching in order to improve research productivity. For more information please visit our webpages at

In this role, you will:

  • Develop research for publications in top quality peer reviewed journals and undertake other scholarly work
  • Develop a research agenda, undertake projects and apply for competitive research grants either individually or as a member of a team
  • Deliver quality teaching in the undergraduate and postgraduate programs and assist in the development of the learning environment for the assigned subjects
  • Contribute to the standing of the University in the professional and broader community 

As the successful applicant, you will be required to demonstrate: 

  • Substantial experience in conducting research projects in finance that have achieved peer-respected outcomes
  • Potential to publish top tier finance publications
  • Experience in supervising research students
  • Substantial experience in developing and teaching finance subjects both at the undergraduate and postgraduate level
  • An outstanding command of the finance literature for research and research supervision purposes as it relates to corporate finance, market microstructure, banking or asset pricing 

Remuneration & Benefits

Base Salary Range: $146,412 – 151,165 pa (Level D)

Salary supplementation may be negotiated with the successful candidate. 

This role attracts 17% superannuation in addition to the base salary. Employee benefits include flexible work practices, child care centres, generous parental leave and salary packaging opportunities. 

This appointment will be on a continuing full-time basis.

How To Apply
Please click on ‘Apply’ to be taken to the Jobs at UTS recruitment portal where you will find application instructions; the position statement and selection criteria. 

Specific enquiries or issues with your application may be directed to  the Head of the Finance Discipline Group – David Michayluk at or alternatively  the UTS Recruitment Team at or on +61 (0) 2 9514 1080. 

Please be advised that as part of the selection process that you may be requested to deliver a presentation, the audience for which may include individuals not on the Selection Panel. 

Closing Date: Wednesday 4th October 2017 at 11.19pm AEST. 

We are committed to diversity and social inclusion, evidenced by our WGEA Employer of Choice citation, Wingara Indigenous Employment Strategy and the UTS Access and Inclusion Plan. We welcome applications from women (particularly for senior and non-traditional roles), Indigenous Australians, people with disability, those who identify as LGBTIQ and applicants from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds.

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