Lecturer / Senior Lecturer in Accountancy-2101161
DEPARTMENT OF ACCOUNTANCY AND FINANCE
OTAGO BUSINESS SCHOOL
The University of Otago is New Zealand's first and oldest University. It has a
strong teaching and research tradition and well-established national and
international linkages. It is also one of New Zealand's largest universities,
with over 20,000 students, assets in excess of $2.0 billion and 4,000 full
time equivalent staff based in Dunedin, Christchurch, Wellington, Auckland and
Accounting at the University of Otago has a long history, and the Department
includes some of the most outstanding teachers and researchers in the Business
School and the University. We are AACSB, EQUIS, CA ANZ, CPA Aust. and ACCA
accredited. Our students regularly make up more than half of the Dean's list
of outstanding students in the School and are in demand by a wide range of
Our Department is internationally-recognised for its scholarly contributions
in the fields of: Accounting Education, Auditing, Capital Market Research,
Corporate Governance, Financial Reporting, Carbon and Environmental Reporting,
and Performance Measurement and Management. We have excellent archival
databases including WRDS, Audit Analytics, 12 Bloomberg terminals, Capital IQ,
CRSP/Compustat, DataStream, Orbis, OptionMetrics and WINDS. Current faculty
have published in leading accounting journals such as AAAJ, Abacus, Accounting
and Finance, AJPT, BAR, CAR, IJA, JBE, JBFA, as well as staff who serve as
ABDC A and B editors and editorial board members.
We are seeking to appoint a full-time, confirmation path Lecturer/Senior
Lecturer in Accountancy. We encourage applications from all accounting-related
themes, including auditing and tax.
Your skills and experience
The successful candidate will have an excellent research and publication
portfolio in accounting, a strong commitment to quality teaching at both
undergraduate and postgraduate level, supervisions, as well as:
• A PhD in accounting or equivalent.
• A comprehensive research agenda aimed at internationally-rated accounting
• Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
• A collaborative and collegial approach to work.
• Previous industrial experience and/or a professional accountancy
qualification are desirable attributes, but not essential.
Please note that candidates nearing completion of the Ph.D. degree may be
considered only for the Lecturer position. A high-quality publication,
teaching and service record is needed to be considered for the Senior Lecturer
In addition to research and teaching excellence, the University is committed
through its Strategic Direction to local, national, and international
betterment; strong external engagement; sustainable capability; providing
outstanding and unique student experiences. The Dunedin campus has been ranked
as one of the top 15 most beautiful in the world. The city has affordable
living, excellent schools, and a great array of activities, ranging from Art
and Literature to outdoor activities.
This is a unique opportunity for an energetic, creative and committed
individual to make a significant impression and contribution in their chosen
discipline while being well supported by a collegial and dynamic Department
Specific enquiries may be directed to the Chair of the Recruitment Panel Prof
David Lont, via the contact details below.
Candidates are requested to submit the following:
• A CV
• A cover letter
• Four referee contact details
To submit your application, please click the apply button below. Applications
quoting reference number 2101161 will close on Sunday, 04 July 2021.
Contact: Professor David Lont
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Location: About Dunedin
Salary Level and Range
Lecturer / Research Fellow ($82,416 to $98,571) or Senior Lecturer / Senior
Research Fellow ($103,678 to $119,266)
Accountancy and Finance
Research and Teaching