Lecturers/Senior Lecturers, Finance

  • Full-time
  • UoA Department Name: Accounting and Finance
  • Campus: Auckland City Campus
  • Contract Type: Permanent
  • Position Number: 55570733

Company Description

Waipapa Taumata Rau | The University of Auckland

With more than 7,500 students, the Triple Crown accredited University of Auckland Business School is one of the largest and most successful in the Australasian region. The University of Auckland’s position in the top 100 of the 2023 QS World Universities Ranking and 6th in the Times Higher Education University Impact rankings confirms both its status as New Zealand’s pre-eminent research-led university and its place amongst the top 1% of universities worldwide.

The University of Auckland Business School has an unconditional commitment to quality teaching and research in topics that are forward-focused and relevant to the commercial world today. 

Job Description

Te Whiwhinga mahi | The opportunity

The Department is seeking to appoint full-time Lecturers (i.e., tenure-track Assistant Professor) or Senior Lecturers in Finance or Financial Economics.  We welcome candidates doing theoretical or empirical work in the areas of Behavioural Finance, Climate Finance, Corporate Finance, Fintech, and Financial Intermediation.

All applications should provide the selection committee with:

  • A cover letter and curriculum vitae
  • A statement and substantiation of your teaching philosophy
  • Any teaching evaluations
  • A statement of your research program, with a full publication record.

This is a full-time permanent position.

Remuneration - $100000 - $115000

For more detailed information, please refer to the Position Description.

Mō tō mātou rōpū | About the team

The Department of Accounting & Finance is one of the largest Departments in the University. It has a strong research culture and comprehensive teaching programmes at both the undergraduate and postgraduate levels. Faculty members are active in publishing in leading international peer-reviewed journals, attracting external grants, supervising doctoral students, and maintaining links with the profession, industry, and government.

He kōrero mōu | About you

Suitably qualified applicants working more broadly in financial economics, macro-finance, or international finance are also encouraged to apply.  The successful candidate will be able to demonstrate strong research potential, as well as a commitment to excellent research-informed teaching that is enhanced by appropriate learning technologies.

Additional Information

Ngā āhuatanga kei a mātou | What we offer


The University of Auckland is New Zealand’s leading university and maintains significant computational, laboratory and analytic facilities. Auckland itself is frequently rated as one of the world’s most liveable cities. 

The University is committed to providing an excellent working environment through:

  • Flexible employment practices (including working from home, flexible hours)
  • Up to 6.75% company superannuation scheme
  • A competitive salary with five weeks’ annual leave

In addition, we also offer career development programmes, discounted car parking, a generous parental leave allowance, childcare and a number of other discounts on internal and external services. 

For more information please visit Staff Benefits.

Me pēhea te tuku tono | How to apply

Applications must be submitted online, by the closing date of 17 March 2023 to be considered. Please include your cover letter and your CV highlighting how you can meet the skills and experiences detailed above.

Please reach out to Prasanna Gai via [email protected] for a confidential conversation. Please note we are happy to answer your questions, but we do not accept applications by email.


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