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Malcolm Broomhead Chair in Finance
The University of Queensland


Date Posted Feb. 13, 2020
Title Malcolm Broomhead Chair in Finance
University The University of Queensland
Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
Department UQ Business School
Application Deadline Mar. 13, 2020
Position Start Date Available immediately
 
 
  • Department Head/Head/Chair
  • Finance
 
 

This position has been named in honour of one of Australia’s most esteemed business leaders, Malcolm Broomhead, in recognition of his generous contribution to the UQ Business School. The role’s primary purpose will be to provide leadership in the further development of the School’s academic and research programs, to engage in undergraduate and postgraduate teaching and supervision and conduct high-quality research. This is a rare opportunity to join a vibrant and high-performing discipline at the forefront of finance research, teaching, and practice. As the Chair in Finance, you will have the opportunity to contribute significantly to the Business School’s strategic goals as well as your own discipline.

This position is located at our picturesque St Lucia campus, renowned as one of Australia’s most attractive university campuses, and located close to Brisbane’s city centre. Bounded by the Brisbane River on three sides, and with outstanding public transport connections, our 114-hectare site provides a perfect work environment – you can enjoy the best of both worlds: a vibrant campus with the tradition of an established university.

The capital of Australia’s sunshine state, Brisbane is the third largest and one of the most affordable cities in Australia. It boasts over 250 days of sunshine per year with a safe, friendly and multicultural environment for residents and visitors alike.

The successful candidate will be an emerging or established international research leader with teaching expertise and demonstrated industry engagement experience. Your publications in Tier 1 journals will be complemented by your ability to lead effective teams and actively mentor and support staff and Research Higher Degree students. Highly developed communication and influencing skills and the ability to foster the interests of the School while enhancing linkages with external stakeholders will be essential.

The Malcolm Broomhead Chair in Finance presents an outstanding opportunity for an inspirational finance academic leader to take on a highly prestigious leadership role with one of Australia’s top business schools. An applicant with an interest in the integration of environmental, social and governance criteria into business and investment decisions would be considered favourably.

We value diversity and inclusion and actively encourage applications from those who bring diversity to the University. Our Diversity and Inclusion webpage contains further information if you require additional support. Accessibility requirements and/or adjustments can be directed to recruitment@uq.edu.au.


  • The University of Queensland values diversity and inclusion and actively encourages applications from those who bring diversity to the University. Please refer to the University’s Diversity and Inclusion webpage (uq.edu.au/equity) for further information and points of contact if you require additional support. Accessibility requirements and/or adjustments can be directed to hr@bel.uq.edu.au.


 
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Contact Information

 
  • Associate Professor Barry Oliver
    UQ Business School
    The University of Queensland
    Brisbane, Queensland
    Australia
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  • +61 7 334 68037
  • b.oliver@business.uq.edu.au

 

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