Professor/SHARP - School of Accounting

University of New South Wales


Professor/SHARP - School of Accounting


Job no: 494840

Work type: Fixed term / Full time

Location: Sydney, NSW

Categories: Professor

Professor / SHARP


School of Accounting , UNSW Business School

  • One of Australia’s leading research & teaching universities
  • Vibrant campus life with a strong sense of community & inclusion
  • Enjoy a career that makes a difference by collaborating & learning from the best


At UNSW, we pride ourselves on being a workplace where the best people come to do their best work.


UNSW Business School is a leader in business education and research in the Asian region and one of the largest Business Schools in Australia with more than 15,000 students, 500 academic and professional staff and more than 80,000 alumni and partners. The Business School offers a full suite of business degree programs at undergraduate, postgraduate, coursework and research levels, including the AGSM MBA programs and a range of Executive Programs. Its direction is guided by a business advisory council of leading CEOs, chairpersons and other business leaders.


The School of Accounting is internationally renowned for its innovative research in several published rankings. It is seen by many as the top accounting research institution in Australia and one of the premier Schools in the Asian Pacific region. The School of Accounting is also known for its high-quality teaching at both undergraduate and graduate levels.



About the role

  • Academic Level E – a competitive salary will be offered
  • Continuing position, 35 hours per week
  • Based at Kensington, Sydney


Applications are invited for the appointment of a Professor/SHARP (Level E academic) with an outstanding record of research and scholarship and demonstrated leadership and research expertise in Accounting.


A Level E Academic (Professor) is expected to make high-level contributions to research, teaching, and internal and external engagement in the School and to carry out activities to maintain and develop his/her scholarly research and professional activities.


The Professor will also pursue and develop a highly active and productive research program at the highest levels (i.e. publications in top refereed Accounting and related journals, research grant applications, research student supervision, presentation to conferences and publications in conference proceedings).


About the successful applicant

To be successful in this role you will have:

  • A PhD degree in Accounting
  • An excellent record of high quality in publications in the leading Accounting journals
  • Record of outstanding achievement in providing leadership in a managerial role in a University or professional setting and of outstanding contribution within these settings;
  • Record of outstanding achievement in providing leadership in a managerial role in a University or professional or scholarly setting and of outstanding contribution within these settings;
  • A record of academic excellence with an outstanding contribution to teaching and research at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels including MBA
  • Capacity and experience to play a leadership role in the development of research, teaching and programs relevant to the discipline area and needs of the Business School
  • A strong demonstrated ability for teaching and curriculum development at both the undergraduate and postgraduate level including MBA and a willingness to assist with the development of courses and program review
  • Proven ability to supervise honours and postgraduate research students
  • Demonstrated ability to contribute to the research agenda of the School and a willingness to develop ARC Linkage Grants and competitive grant funding


You should systematically address the selection criteria listed within the position description in your application. Please apply online - applications will not be accepted if sent directly to the contact listed.

Download File PD - Professor - Level E - Accounting.docx


Nikki Hayes, Talent Acquisition Lead


Applications close: 11:30pm 12th March 2019


Find out more about working at UNSW

UNSW aspires to be the exemplar Australian university and employer of choice for people from diverse backgrounds. UNSW aims to ensure equality in recruitment, development, retention and promotion of staff, and that no-one is disadvantaged on the basis of their gender, cultural background, disability, sexual orientation or identity. We encourage everyone who meets the selection criteria to apply.

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Position Description

Advertised: 12 Feb 2019 AUS Eastern Daylight Time

Applications close: 12 Mar 2019 AUS Eastern Daylight Time

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