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Professor, Accounting

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Work type: Fixed-term (Full-time)
Location: Main campus - Malaysia
Categories: Academic - Teaching and Research

Professor, Accounting

  • Enjoy the freedom to discover something new
  • Be surrounded by extraordinary ideas – and the people who discover them
  • Take your research further with state-of-the-art infrastructure

Monash is full of thinkers and doers who are looking for their next challenge. So if you’ve forged a rewarding career so far, this role provides the perfect platform to join us. You’ll have access to quality research facilities, infrastructure, and teaching spaces to do exciting work, along with opportunities to collaborate internationally. You’ll be part of a university that’s made up of inspirational, challenging thinkers and doers – and continue doing work that makes a lasting impact. Learn more about working with Monash and what is Ancora Imparo.

The Opportunity

A Level-E academic is expected to exercise a special responsibility in providing leadership and in fostering excellence in research, teaching, professional activities and policy development in the academic discipline within the department or other comparable organizational unit, within the university and within the community, both scholarly and general. The academic will have responsibility for fostering excellence in research, teaching, engagement and professional activities in the academic discipline within the school, campus and the University.

Reporting Line: The position reports to the Head of Department, Accounting.

Key Responsibilities

  1. Actively engage in a specialist research area in line with the School’s/Faculty’s research strategy, by maintaining a substantial active publications record (high-quality refereed journals) and supervising and mentoring early career researchers and research students
  2. Foster research excellence through procuring competitive research grants, leading significant research projects and working with other staff to develop research links
  3. Provide strong and committed leadership in teaching, curriculum development and research training by participating in the faculty’s curriculum planning and development processes, academic committees, and relevant examination processes in addition to monitoring the quality of individual teaching in the relevant discipline
  4. Provide innovative and effective leadership for the expansion of the School/Faculty’s HDR program by attracting high quality HDR students
  5. Contribute to academic and administrative leadership within the School/Faculty by participating in the development of policy and strategy
  6. Maintain and broaden collaborative partnerships with relevant faculties and departments/schools within the University and community
  7. Maintain and broaden collaborative partnerships with external agencies both nationally and internationally, making a significant contribution to the profession
  8. Actively contribute to partnering with industry and diversifying funding avenues
  9. Contribute to the School’s internal and external engagement strategy with industry, government and community stakeholders
  10. Actively participate in promoting the School’s presence on the local, regional and global stage through individual and group appearance in international, national and local media and communications.
  11. Organizing workshops, symposia, and conferences (national, international) that bring together key stakeholders (academics, policy makers, corporations and communities) to tackle important global and local challenges and issues.
  12. Mentoring ECRs and developing research, teaching and engagement capabilities.
  13. Initiating and leading multidisciplinary projects for transformative impact on local communities, the nation and the region.   

Key Selection Criteria


  1. The appointee will have:
  • a doctoral qualification, or equivalent accreditation and standing, and recognised as a leading authority in the relevant discipline 

Knowledge and Skills

  1. Evidence of outstanding scholarly activity of an international standard in the area of Accounting and a demonstrated ongoing commitment to one or more programs of research
  2. Demonstrated ability to generate research income, including from both traditional and more innovative sources of research funding
  3. Record of successful supervision of postgraduate research students and the ability to make a significant contribution to postgraduate training programs in the area of Accounting
  4. Proven excellence in teaching at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels
  5. Willingness and capacity to make a substantial contribution to all activities of the department, including administration and planning
  6. Proven professional leadership qualities and capacity for executive administrative responsibilities
  7. Evidence of sustained relationships with industry, business, government agencies and professional bodies coupled with vision for the future needs and development of the area of Accounting within Malaysia, Asia and internationally
  8. The incumbent will be required to deliver units using different pedagogies that range from fully face-to-face, flipped or blended learning, to fully online.
  9. Demonstrated capability to engage with industry, government and community stakeholders for meaningful impact.
  10. Ability to initiate and lead multi-disciplinary projects to deliver transformative impact that improve the condition of the local community and global society.
  11. Proven record of successful mentoring of ECR in teaching, research or engagement.
  12. Established record of external recognition and media presence nationally, regionally or internationally.

Your Benefits

Your application must address selection criteria, for instructions on how to apply, please refer to “How to apply for Monash Jobs”.


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Job Details

Job No.: 493082

School: School of Business

Location: Main Campus 

Employment Type: Full-time 

Duration: Fixed-term

Classification: Level E

Monash University Malaysia reserves the right to delay or not to proceed with an appointment for the above-mentioned position.


31 July 2024 11:55 pm MYT

Advertised: Singapore Standard Time
Applications close: Singapore Standard Time

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