Finance academic

The University of Sydney - University of Sydney Business School, Discipline of Finance

Reference no. 1882/0917

  • Opportunity to research and teach in Finance and work in a collaborative and supportive environment
  • Full-time, continuing with attractive remuneration and possible salary supplement.
  • Note there are varying close dates for this position, see the job ad for more detail 

Our Discipline of Finance is highly regarded (ranked, over the last few years, in the top 20 in the world by QS World Rankings) and is highly collegial. As the successful applicant, you will join a dynamic group in a highly supportive research environment. Current research covers banking, behavioural finance, corporate finance, derivatives, international finance, investments, quantitative finance, real estate finance, risk management and security market microstructure. You will teach in a large course work program for both undergraduates and postgraduates.

We are seeking applicants with research expertise in Finance, Banking or closely related fields.

In this position you will:

  • teach units at undergraduate and postgraduate levels to culturally-diverse student cohorts, and provide curriculum development
  • contribute to the research strengths of the discipline, including the pursuit of research grants and regular publication in journals of high standing
  • supervise higher degree research students
  • be involved in interdisciplinary collaborations within the University and with external stakeholders
  • contribute to academic administration. 

This position is your opportunity to join a high calibre, dynamic group that is well resourced, very research active and teaches a wide variety of banking and finance courses that attract the very best students from Australia and internationally. 

Important information about the application process:

  • FMA interviews: Preliminary interviews will be conducted at the FMA conference in Boston from 12 – 15 October 2017, if you are attending the conference you need to submit your application by 11:30pm 3 October, 2017 (Sydney time), late applications won’t be accepted. Short listed candidates will be invited for a formal Skype interview shortly after the FMA to determine the list of candidates for campus visits at the University of Sydney Business School, Sydney, Australia in November 2017. Final decisions will be made shortly after campus visits. 
  • AFA interviews: Preliminary interviews will also be conducted at the AFA conference in Philadelphia from 5-7 January 2018. To be considered for interview at this event you need to submit your application by 11:30pm 18 December, 2017 (Sydney time), late applications won’t be accepted. Short listed candidates will be invited for a formal Skype interview shortly after the AFA to determine the list of candidates for campus visits at the University of Sydney Business School, Sydney, Australia in January/February 2017. Final decisions will be made shortly after campus visits. 
  • For those candidates who are not attending the FMA or AFA conferences, they will be considered in line with the above timeframes depending on when they submit their application. 

All applications must be submitted via the University of Sydney careers website.  Visit sydney.edu.au/recruitment and search by the reference number 1882/0917 for more information and to apply. 

CLOSING DATES:

3 Oct 2017 (11:30pm Sydney time) for FMA interviews
18 December 2017 (11:30pm Sydney time) for AFA interviews
18 December 2017 (11:30pm Sydney time) for all other candidates (not attending FMA or AFA)

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