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Professor of Practice Entrepreneurship

Job No.:552644

Work type:Fixed Term

  • Provide leadership and industry engagement activities to support student learning
  • Fixed-Term/Part-time (.60 EFT) role for 2 years at our Bundoora campus
  • Appointment to a level C or D academic position depending on experience


About La Trobe

La Trobe University’s success is driven by people who are committed to making a difference. They are creative and highly motivated, pursue new ideas and create knowledge. La Trobe is one of Australia’s research leaders, and the largest provider of higher education to regional Victoria. La Trobe University turns 50 in 2017, and over the half century of its existence it has established a reputation as an innovative and accessible university, willing to take risks and take on challenges.  Our teaching and research address some of the most significant issues of our time and we’re passionate about driving change through operational excellence to benefit the communities we serve.

The Department of Entrepreneurship, Innovation and Marketing is committed to actively engaging with business, policy-makers and the professions in the pursuit of relevant and impactful (social and economic as well as academic) research and, where possible, seeks to effectively engage with the University’s Research Focus Areas (RFAs). In the context of the interplay between the Learning Focus Areas (LFAs) and the RFAs, the department seeks to further explore cross college/cross disciplinary program innovations.

The Department of Entrepreneurship, Innovation and Marketing is one of four departments in La Trobe Business School. Combining high quality research, teaching and business and community engagement, the Department has strengths in areas including but not limited to, leadership, ethics, diversity, management information systems, innovation, entrepreneurship, marketing’s role in business sustainability, social innovation and shared value, innovations in marketing communications, networks, consumer behaviour and branding.


About the role

In this role you will teach in entrepreneurship and related areas, contribute to the research profile of the Department and School, and help embed the Future Ready objectives.  You will also facilitate links between the School and industry, and contribute to the design of innovative curriculum and encourage the career aspirations of students.  The successful incumbent will contribute to the research culture, advise research teams and mentor Early Career Researchers while contributing to knowledge transfer.  As a current industry practitioner, you will also maintain your skills and knowledge related to entrepreneurship.   


Skills & Experience

To succeed in this role you will have significant and recent experience with significant continuous service. Completion of a Postgraduate degree or the equivalent is essential.  You will demonstrate the ability to contribute to curriculum development, mentor and supervise students, and encourage the intellectual development of students. You will possess strong organisational, interpersonal and communication skills and the ability to promote research links with industry. You will also possess a record of professional achievement and the ability to provide leadership in industry engagement.         



Please click on this link for a full list of Benefits http://www.latrobe.edu.au/jobs/working/benefits


How to Apply

Closing date:  Sunday 27th August, 2017 (11:55pm)


Position Enquiries:  A/Prof Suzanne Young TEL: 03 9479 3140   Email: s.h.young@latrobe.edu.au

Position Description below:

Download File LEVEL CD Professor of Practice Entrepreneurship.pdf

This position is open to people with a valid full-time working visa.

Please address Key Selection Criteria and attach these with your application.

La Trobe University is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


For further enquiries on how to apply for this role, please contact HR Assist on 9479 1234.

All La Trobe University employees are bound by the Working with Children Act 2005.  If you are successful, you will be required to hold a valid Victorian Employee Working with Children Check prior to commencement.


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