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Associate Professor, Accounting

Apply now Job no: 518263
Work type: Full-time
Location: Melbourne - Burwood
Categories: Business

About Deakin

This is a unique opportunity to further develop and contribute to an already high performing, world-class, accredited Business School. Deakin Business School has both EQUIS and AACSB accreditation. Deakin is a large, comprehensive University on a steep upward trajectory in establishing a positive reputation in the global setting. Deakin sets itself apart from the others in its care and nurturing of students to achieve academic success and positive employment outcomes.

Commitment to Sustainability

As a ‘Champion’ of the Principles of Responsible Management Education (PRME) and an associate member of the globally responsible leadership initiative, Deakin Business School is committed to demonstrating responsible leadership and alignment to the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Deakin Business School has embedded SDGs in its teaching, learning and research and community engagement.

Commitment to Diversity and Opportunity

The successful candidate, will join the Academic leadership group of the Department and the School. Deakin Business School subscribes to the notion of ‘leadership by example’ and is proud of the gender and cultural diversity in its leadership group. The School aims to continue to build on this success and invites applications from Australian Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples and people of all genders, sexual orientation, cultures, and abilities.

We understand that our academic workforce is increasingly diverse, and we recognise academic careers may be placed on hold throughout many life circumstances. Achievement relative to opportunity places more emphasis on the quality, as opposed to the quantity of research outputs. In your application, we encourage you to comment on your achievements relative to opportunity.

About the Role

The Department of Accounting comprises 44 faculty staff and is internationally renowned for its innovative and high-quality teaching and research. Key areas of focus include capital markets, organisational governance and accountability, auditing and assurance services, reporting (financial and non-financial), the financial implications of political connections, integrated reporting, SMEs and NFPs, accounting professionalisation (with a focus on Indigenous accounting and business, and financial planning. The Department is seeking suitable candidates for appointment at Level D (Associate Professor).

To be successful you will have PhD in an accounting area of study, and an accounting professional major recognised as equivalent to an Australian professional accounting major degree. You will have distinguished scholarly learning and teaching in UG and PG programs in two or more of the following areas – sustainability measurement and reporting, management accounting and control, accounting information systems, or ESG, knowledge of AASB/IFRS/IASB accounting and other reporting and disclosure regulations, corporate legislation, and ASX reporting and disclosure requirements. You have an internationally recognised research reputation underpinned by accounting-issue based publications in high quality journals.

For further information or to apply, please contact Professor Anne Wyatt a.wyatt@deakin.edu.au for a confidential conversation.

Position Description: Download File Associate Professor, Accounting_Level D_PD.pdf   Deakin Business School.pdf

Closing date – Sunday 1st October

Please submit your updated resume, a short cover letter and responses to the Key Selection Criteria via DeakinCareers.

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