Job No.: 566657
Work type: Continuing
About the position
This position presents an exciting opportunity to be part of a School that has an outstanding reputation for teaching and research excellence, for research translation and for building strong relationships with industry partners.
The successful candidate will lead curriculum development initiatives in Accounting and will develop and deliver high quality educational offerings at both the undergraduate and postgraduate level. Fostering excellence in teaching and learning and assuring the quality of the academic programs within the School are key requirements of this role. The successful candidate will also undertake impactful research, publish in ABDC A and A / Top 10% Q1 journals, generate external research income and facilitate links between the School and industry. The role is particularly focused on adding to the discipline capacity in relation to the sustainability / carbon accounting or forensic accounting areas and the successful candidate will be required to contribute to teaching and/or research and related activities in these areas. You will also be expected to work with the Professoriate and other colleagues in developing deeper engagement with industry and higher quality research outcomes, and be willing to take on key leadership roles including course coordinator, discipline lead and potentially Head of Department.
Skills and Experience
The successful candidate will have an excellent record in curriculum development and teaching at the undergraduate and postgraduate levels in Accounting, with specific knowledge and experience in the sustainability accounting or forensic accounting areas, and will have a strong track record of publishing in high quality journals (specifically, ABDC A and A / Top 10% Q1 journals) and attracting external research funding. The successful candidate will possess excellent academic administration skills and the proven ability to mentor junior Faculty. Industry engagement experience and particularly interactions with leading accounting businesses and professional accrediting bodies will be highly regarded. The successful candidate will also be expected make a substantial contribution to discipline, Department or School leadership. Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to work collegially are key requirements of this role.
Please refer to the Position Description for other duties, skills and experience required for this position.
About La Trobe
La Trobe University's success is driven by people who are committed to making a difference. They are creative and highly motivated, pursue new ideas and create knowledge. La Trobe is one of Australia's research leaders, and the largest provider of higher education to regional Victoria. Our teaching and research address some of the most significant issues of our time and we're passionate about driving change through operational excellence to benefit the communities we serve.
About the La Trobe Business School
La Trobe Business School is a leading Australian Business School committed to enhancing business learning through education and research, which is innovative, responsible, and engaged.
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How to apply
Closing date: By 11:55pm, Sunday 3 December 2023
Professor Aron O'Cass, Dean, La Trobe Business School
Email: [email protected], Phone 03 9479 6285
Professor Darren Henry, Head - Department of Accounting, Data Analytics, Economics and Finance
Email: [email protected], Phone 03 9479 1730
Recruitment Enquiries: Melissa Magaton, Senior Talent Aquisition Business Partner
COVID-19 Vaccination Requirements
The University's Health and Safety Procedure – COVID-19 Vaccination and Other Measures , requires staff engaged to perform work onsite at La Trobe University to be Fully Vaccinated against COVID-19 unless they are exempt from being vaccinated due to a recognised medical contraindication. This position will require the incumbent to work onsite. As such, an offer of employment will be conditional upon the applicant being Fully Vaccinated against COVID-19 or medically exempt from receiving a COVID-19 vaccination and providing satisfactory evidence of their vaccination or exemption status to the University.
Please submit an online application ONLY and include the following documents:
A separate document addressing each essential and desirable bullet point in the Key Selection Criteria which is located in the position description. (400-word limit per response).
Please do not submit copies of journal articles, degree certificates or testamurs.
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Why La Trobe:
All La Trobe University employees are bound by the Working with Children Act 2005. If you are successful, you will be required to hold a valid Victorian Employee Working with Children Check prior to commencement.