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Professor & Head of Department , Accounting
Monash University Malaysia

Date Posted Jan. 25, 2023
Title Professor & Head of Department , Accounting
University Monash University Malaysia
Subang Jaya, Selangor, Malaysia
Department Monash University Malaysia
Application Deadline Feb. 24, 2023
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Department Head/Head/Chair
  • Accounting and/or Taxes

The Opportunity

A Level E academic is expected to contribute significantly to all activities of the organisational unit or interdisciplinary area and play a significant role within their profession or discipline. Academics at this level may be appointed in recognition of distinction in their disciplinary area.

The academic will be responsible for developing, and executing strategic plans and directions in the development, teaching and administration of undergraduate, postgraduate and executive education programmes in the area of Accounting, Environmental, Sustainability and Governance Reporting and Innovation within the School. The academic will also be responsible for maintaining and developing scholarly research and professional activities related to the discipline.

The role contributes primarily to teaching of accounting units at undergraduate and graduate levels and conducting competitive industry-focused research on accounting and ESG reporting. The areas of interest include but are not limited to management control systems, financial accounting, ESG reporting, climate change accounting, auditing, standard setting, and accounting for new economy enterprises.

Reporting Line: The position reports to the Head, School of Business

Key Responsibilities

  1. Contribute to curriculum development, innovation, enhancement and quality assurance in the undergraduate and postgraduate curriculum.
  2. Develop and deliver innovative and excellent teaching, learning and assessment experiences for undergraduate and postgraduate students
  3. Conduct high quality research maintaining an active record of publication and building a profile of grants and PHD Supervision
  4. Support the development and implementation of a research strategy for School of Business, Department of Accounting consistent with the research priorities of Monash University Malaysia and Monash University 
  5. Participate in collaborations with other universities and with government, industry and/or civil society to drive research impact and educational excellence
  6. Support the management of education, research and/or administration in the School through, for example, participation in committees
  7. Participate in collaborations with accounting professional bodies to drive research impact and educational excellence

Key Selection Criteria

  1. A doctoral qualification (PhD) or equivalent qualification
  2. A strong record of successful and innovative curriculum development
  3. An outstanding record of teaching which demonstrates a commitment to educational innovation
  4. An excellent research record, demonstrated by world class publications, grants and PhD supervision
  5. A strong record in research leadership including generating research income, leading major research projects and, where relevant, building research teams
  6. Experience in working with partners in universities, government and/or civil society 
  7. Ability to promote the discipline internally within the university as well as externally, both nationally and internationally
  8. Demonstrated skills and experience in collaboration and leadership
  9. Research agenda must show high translational impact and must align with the Department’s research focus areas of i) Environmental, Sustainability and Corporate Governance reporting; ii) Accounting and control of new economy enterprises; iii) innovations in governance and auditing
  10. Able to teach in at least two of the following areas: (i) Auditing or Financial Accounting, (ii) Forensic Accounting and Cyber Risk and/or (iii) Environmental, Social, Governance (ESG) Reporting

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