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Lecturer, Accounting

Apply now Job no: 518279
Work type: Full-time
Location: Flexible
Categories: Business

  • Melbourne Burwood campus location
  • Fulltime, continuing position
  • Academic Level B $100,837-$119,266 p.a + 17% Superannuation

Deakin Business School is in the top 1% of business schools globally, holding both AACSB and EQUIS accreditations. These prestigious accreditations are awarded to business schools that meet strict standards of quality, academic and professional excellence, and demonstrate a commitment to ongoing improvement and innovation in their courses, ensuring our graduates are employable worldwide.

Our academic staff are engaged in both pure and applied research across the business and law disciplines and are focused on issues which are of relevance to government, business and community organisations. To this end, we actively seek partnerships with these organisations, other like-minded universities and alumni.

Deakin's Department of Accounting boasts strong industry engagement, world-class teaching facilities and is at the forefront of innovative research.  Internationally renowned for high-quality research and our innovative teaching at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels, the department comprises over 40 staff members who are dedicated to excellence in teaching and research.

The Department now has an opportunity for a Lecturer to join the team where you will be actively involved in teaching into at least two of the following: ethics, accounting information systems, auditing and management accounting.   You will also work on skills and expertise to undertake innovative teaching practices and subject development, as well as being current in accounting regulations and practice.   You will have a PhD and will develop scholarly research in the accounting discipline and publish in quality internationally ranked journals. You  will also be involved in the research of the Department, participate in external competitive research funding activities and be involved in academic and professional service and engagement, industry partnerships and professional activities enhancing the scholarly reputation of the Department and the University.

Some of your key responsibilities will include:

  • Maintain deep accounting discipline knowledge which is applied to inform unit design
  • Assist in the integration of industry and research practice to inform unit / course design and teaching practices Participate in teaching teams to develop courses and materials and collaborate to produce innovation in curriculum design
  • Deliver learner-centric, research-informed teaching practices across different levels / modes of delivery
  • Contribute to review of units and courses and implement refinements
  • Implement creative teaching practices to improve student success and engagement
  • Initiate, design and conduct high-quality research activities generating high impact outputs
  • Establish/expand industry network to create opportunities for placements
  • Contribute to the implementation of University’s community engagement agenda and community engagement activities

To be successful, you’ll have:

  • PhD in the accounting discipline.
  • Emerging record of scholarly learning and teaching in UG and/or PG programs, including experience in innovative curriculum design
  • Emerging reputation in research and scholarship through publications and/or success in obtaining external research funding
  • Ability to make a contribution to community engagement for research and teaching
  • Capacity to contribute to leadership of teaching, research and/or administration
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and a proven ability to establish good working relationships with colleagues
  • Commitment in fostering relationships with research, community, industry, government and professional partners and with other higher educational institutions.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and a proven ability to establish good working relationships with colleagues

For a copy of the position description, please see below:

Download File PD FINAL Lecturer Level B - Accounting.pdf

Please submit your resume, a short cover letter, responses to the Key Selection Criteria.  For a discussion regarding this position, please contact Professor Anne Wyatt, Head of Department, Accounting to a.wyatt@deakin.edu.au.

Applications for this position close on Sunday 30th January 2022

This role requires the incumbent to apply for and maintain a Working With Children Check (refer to Deakin’s Recruitment Procedure for further details).

Are You Ready?

Deakin is a Victorian university with a global impact. We are an agile, dynamic and innovative university committed to making a positive impact through our excellence in education, research and innovation and the contributions we make to the wider community.

We understand that our reputation has been built on the dedication and expertise of our staff and we offer a dynamic and diverse working environment with opportunities to grow and develop careers. We believe that a progressive, thriving culture will ensure that people choose to come, and stay at Deakin and contribute to our ongoing success.

We value diversity and aim to build an inclusive environment that champions, embraces and respects differences. We support and encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, and people of all abilities, cultures, sexual orientation, and genders.

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 strongly encourage you to comment on your achievements relative to opportunity.

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