Full-time Lecturer (Bachelor of Commerce)

University of Newcastle, Singapore - University of Newcastle Singapore (UON Singapore Pte Ltd)

The University of Newcastle is a research intensive and dynamic university that regularly ranks in the top ten of Australian universities for research output and income and is also ranked in the top 1% of the world’s universities.

UON Singapore Pte Ltd is a controlled entity of the University of Newcastle Australia, established to facilitate the delivery of the University’s degree programs in partnership with educational institutions in Singapore. UON Singapore has over 1000 students enrolled in ten degree programs and employs both full-time and sessional academic teaching staff in Singapore.

UON Singapore Pte Ltd offers attractive remuneration and encourages work/life balance.

Position Description
This position is offered on an initial two year full-time fixed term basis. We are seeking a research active academic with a proven track record of effective teaching and experience in the field of Accounting & Finance. Duties and responsibilities include but are not limited to:


Should have the ability to address the following topics through different modules and subjects -

  • Management Accounting - The range of cost determination models are explored in terms of their consistency with governing accounting principles and the usefulness of the cost measures for management's decision-making needs
  • Financial Accounting for Reporting Entities - preparation of external financial reports including statement of comprehensive income, statement of changes in equity, statement of financial position and statement of cash flows
  • Contemporary Accounting Issues - the course evaluates issues arising from the use of financial accounting data and management accounting which consists of accounting in a changing organisational environment, analysing performance, internal financial measurement framework and strategic profitability.
  • Accounting Theory - Various issues associated with the formulation of accounting theory are investigated along with accounting regulation and accounting research
  • Auditing & Assurance - the major conceptual and technical aspects of auditing, financial statement audits conducted under the Corporations Law, the risk-based approach to auditing.


  • Establish research programs and develop applications for external research funding;
  • Engage in collaboratively research;
  • Conduct research and publish journal articles and conference papers.


  • Take an active role in the development of curricula for the Accounting & Finance programs;
  • Take an active role implementing quality assurance processes;
  • Contribute to the decision making process.

Selection Criteria

  • PhD in Accounting & Finance or related discipline
  • Proven track record of effective undergraduate teaching in the field of Accounting & Finance
  • Relevant professional experience in the Accounting & Finance industry
  • An understanding of emerging issues in the accounting sector
  • Demonstrated research record including scholarly publications in academic journals
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Ability to coordinate undergraduate courses

Please note that your application will be assessed based on the selection and desirable criteria. It is essential that you address each criteria to enable the selection committee to properly assess your application and suitability for interview.

Interested applicants are invited to email their resume and the statement addressing the criteria by 12th April 2018 to: uonscareers@newcastle.edu.au. Kindly state the following as the email subject: “FT Lecturer – Accounting & Finance (Ref no.: 0180302)”. Only shortlisted candidates will be notified.

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