Deputy Chair (Teaching)

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University of Sydney

Sydney, Australia

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Role Managed by:

Kieran Pollentine

Research Associate

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Primary Practice Group: Higher Education and Research

Salary & Benefits: Competitive

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The University of Sydney is Australia’s most globally recognised university, with an outstanding reputation for academic excellence. It is ranked in the top 60 universities in the world in the 2015-16 QS and the Times Higher Education World University Rankings and places a strong focus on creating and cultivating opportunities for local and international engagement, cutting-edge research and education, and a strong alumni foundation.
The University of Sydney Business School is a world-class school at the forefront of global business and management education. Relevant and focused on today’s business world, it is the only Australian business school to achieve membership to CEMS, the Global Alliance in Management Education, in addition to international accreditation from AACSB and EQUIS. The School’s Accounting Group has an outstanding international reputation in research, learning and the development of educational resources.

The Business School is now seeking to attract candidates of the highest calibre to provide leadership for the Discipline of Accounting. You will bring with you an outstanding record of leadership in teaching pedagogy, innovation and delivery at both national and international levels. The successful candidate will be instrumental in guiding and directing the academics in the Discipline of Accounting to continue developing the group’s profile through building innovative teaching practice within the group; creatively deploying teaching resources; ensuring that curriculum is relevant and meets with industry standards; top quality publications and impactful research; consistently working to improve methods of delivery and assessment and contributing to scholarship in teaching research.
As the University of Sydney Business School thrives to build a socially inclusive community with a diverse and skilled workforce, female candidates are encouraged to apply.

Term and Remuneration
The position is full-time fixed term for five years, subject to the completion of a satisfactory probation period for new appointees. 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.

The University of Sydney is committed to diversity and social inclusion. Applications from people of culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds; equity target groups including women, people with disabilities, people who identify as LGBTIQ; and people of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander descent, are encouraged.

The University reserves the right not to proceed with any appointment.