Associate Professor, Forensic and Sustainable Accounting

La Trobe University
December 03, 2023
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Associate Professor, Forensic and Sustainable Accounting

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.

  • AACSB Accredited, MBA ranked in top 100 globally and accredited by the European Foundation for Management Development (EFMD).
  • Ranked 4th in the world and 3rd in Australia for overall contribution to the UN Sustainable Development Goals by Times Higher Education Impact Rankings 2021.
  • Ranked in top 400 universities globally by QS World University Rankings 2022 and the ARWU 2021.
  • Our graduates are highly regarded by industry - ranked second in Victoria for employer satisfaction with our graduates (QILT Employer Satisfaction Survey 2021).
  • We deliver business and management programs accredited by professional quality assurance agencies including the Australian Computer Society, the Australian Human Resources Institute, the Australian Marketing Institute, the CPA and the Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand.
  • We provide flexible, future-focused courses and innovative learning spaces built for collaboration in learning and teaching.
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    How to apply

    Closing date: By 11:55pm, Sunday 3 December 2023

    Position Enquiries:

    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

    Position Description:

    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:

  • Cover letter;
  • An up-to-date resume; (20 page maximum and when listing journal publications please identify their ranking in the Australian Business Deans Council ranking or for non ABDC ranked journals identify if they are in the top 10% of Q1 journals);
  • 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:

  • Develop your career at an innovative, global university where you'll collaborate with community and industry to create impact.
  • Enjoy working on our inspiring and stunning campuses – the perfect hub for industry, students and academics
  • Help transform the lives of students, partners and communities now and in future
  • 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.

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