Professor of Finance job with UNIVERSITY OF SYDNEY | 288377 – Times Higher Education

  • Exciting opportunity for an outstanding senior academic who is a leading authority within their discipline
  • Located on the University’s Camperdown Campus
  • Full-time continuing position with an attractive remuneration package

About the opportunity

The University of Sydney Business School is one of the Asia-Pacific region’s premier centres for engaged and innovative business education and research. With a highly international outlook, we have over 560 FTE (full-time equivalent) staff and more than 16,000 students (10,695 EFTSL) from diverse backgrounds enrolled in a comprehensive suite of programs including the high-profile MBA.

The Discipline of Finance at The University of Sydney Business School is a primary centre for finance research in Australasia, located in the exciting and multicultural city of Sydney. Our expertise is reflected in our sought-after degree programs, both undergraduate and postgraduate (including PhD), which promote a deep understanding of the key concepts and contemporary applications of finance.

We are seeking to appoint outstanding senior academics as Professors of Finance who will:

  • Maintain an established record of research excellence and income generation
  • Support junior colleagues in the development of their academic careers
  • Contribute to the ongoing delivery, review and improvement of curricula which enhance the University’s standing as a national leader in Business education
  • Foster a collaborative and collegial approach to research and teaching.
  • Enhance the international reputation of the University through their research and research leadership activities.

About you

With a PhD in Finance or a related discipline, you will have expertise in one or more of the major areas of finance. You will be a research leader, demonstrated by publications in highly ranked international journals and a record of success in obtaining competitive research funding. You will be able to demonstrate excellence and leadership in teaching, including a track record of successful PhD supervision, and be able to develop and maintain strong links with business and industry.

We value positivity, high integrity and collaborative leadership. We are looking for academic leaders with a passion for research and teaching excellence and a desire to contribute to the development of an encouraging, safe-to-fail, and ambitious academic culture. The successful candidate will have a strong track record in achieving outstanding student outcomes at all levels of study, and the drive to further develop research excellence in the Discipline.

Term and remuneration

The successful applicants will be offered a full-time continuing position, subject to the completion of a satisfactory probation and confirmation period for new appointees. Visa sponsorship and relocation assistance will also be provided if required.

The successful candidate will be offered an attractive remuneration package commensurate with the responsibilities of the position and the candidate’s relevant experience and qualifications.

How to apply

Applications (including a CV and cover letter outlining how your skills, capabilities and experience meet the requirements for the role) must be submitted via the University’s careers site. Visit and search by reference 0090394 for more information and to apply.

EEO statement

At the University of Sydney, our shared values include diversity and inclusion and we strive to be a place where everyone can thrive. We are committed to creating a University community which reflects the wider community that we serve. We deliver on this commitment through our people and culture programs, as well as key strategies to increase participation and support the careers of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander People, women, people living with a disability, people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds, and those who identify as LGBTIQ. We welcome applications from candidates from all backgrounds.

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