Professor of Islamic Finance Monash University

School of Business

Monash University Sunway campus, Malaysia

The University
Monash University has a bold vision – to deliver significant improvements to the human condition. Distinguished by its international perspective, Monash takes pride in its commitment to innovative research and high quality teaching and learning.

The Opportunity
Monash is seeking to appoint an outstanding academic in the School of Business at its Sunway Campus to provide leadership in research in the area of Islamic Finance.

The appointee will exercise a major leadership role in his or her respective discipline in areas pertaining to research and innovation, the development and implementation of teaching programs at both the undergraduate and postgraduate levels, and staff and academic development within the School of Business.

Applicants should have: a research doctorate in a relevant discipline; an international reputation for outstanding research; a proven record of obtaining external grants for research and of successful supervision of postgraduate research students; and highly developed skills of leadership, networking and management.

The incumbent will be allocated a workload via the Head, School of Business, with an expectation that 50% of the workload will be in Islamic Finance research.

Professors and associate professors at Sunway campus may be required to serve for a period as head of school or in another designated position of leadership.

The appointment will be for a fixed term of five years. Subject to performance and other criteria, a further term may be negotiable.

The Benefits
The appointment will be under Malaysian benefits, terms and conditions. A competitive remuneration package will be negotiable for an outstanding appointee. Relocation travel and removal allowances are available.

Enquiries only to
Professor Ron Edwards, Head, School of Business, Monash University Sunway campus, telephone +603 5514 6277 or e-mail

Applications close Friday 8 May 2009

The University reserves the right to appoint by invitation.

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