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Associate Professor of Management (Strategy, Entrepreneurship or International Business)

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Work type: Full-time
Location: Melbourne - Burwood
Categories: Business

  • Melbourne Burwood Campus
  • Full-time and continuing
  • Level D $147,525 - $162,267 + 17% Superannuation

The Department of Management at Deakin Business School is seeking to appoint an Associate Professor in Management, with a specialization in either strategy, entrepreneurship or international business. The successful candidate will undertake outstanding research, engage with industry and the community, be passionate about delivering excellent teaching, and provide supervision to PhD students. They will also be expected to take on a leadership role in the department.

The research of the Department of Management has been rated “above world standard” by the Australian Federal Government’s Excellence in Research in Australia assessment in 2018. According to the Australian Research Magazine, Deakin it is the top institution in Australia for international business and business ethics, and is host to the leading researchers in human resource and organizations and business ethics. Members of the department publish in leading journals including the Academy of Management Journal, Journal of Applied Psychology, Strategic Management Journal, Journal of Management, Human Resource Management, Personnel Psychology and Leadership Quarterly.

The Department runs a PhD program with significant coursework component, organizes a research seminar series and regular workshops, and enjoys a vibrant and stimulating research environment.

This is a full-time, continuing position based in Melbourne, the cultural capital of Australia, renowned around the world for its relaxed atmosphere, prominent sporting events and festivities, fantastic restaurants, parks and sports clubs, as well as its close proximity to beautiful landscapes and countryside.

Appropriate relocation and/or immigration support will be offered to international candidates.

To be successful, you will have:

  • PhD in a relevant discipline.
  • Specialisation in strategy, entrepreneurship or international business.
  • Distinguished scholarly learning and teaching in UG and PG programs, including innovative curriculum design and supervision to doctoral level.
  • Internationally recognised research reputation underpinned by publications in high quality journals.
  • Success in obtaining and timely completion of competitive external research grants.
  • Successful engagement with research, community, industry to enhance the national and international standing of the discipline.
  • Demonstrated success and passion for mentoring and leadership of teaching, research and administration.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and a proven ability to establish good working relationships with colleagues

Your key responsibilities will be to:

  • Lead the integration of industry and research to inform unit/course design and teaching practices across the discipline within the Department.
  • Lead teaching teams to develop courses and materials and innovation in curriculum design which influence teaching in the discipline or across multiple disciplines within the Department and University.
  • Deliver learner-centric, research-informed teaching practices across different levels/modes of delivery.
  • Design collaborative learning opportunities that span the discipline within the Department and University and involve learners, teachers and the community.
  • Provide academic support to students in relation their academic pursuits.
  • Lead major, highly productive, high-quality, research and scholarship activities generating high impact outputs.
  • Develop and lead academic or other collaborations that enable novel research activities recognised nationally.
  • Lead development of intra- and inter-disciplinary research collaborations, to enable creation of knowledge and understanding and solutions to complex problems.


For a copy of the position description, please see below:

 Download File Associate Professor Level D - Management Specialisation.pdf

Applications for this position close on Sunday 27th February 2022

Please submit your updated resume and a short cover letter outlining your skills and experience for this role.

For a confidential discussion regarding this position, please contact Alexander Newman, Head of Department at a.newman@deakin.edu.au

This role requires the incumbent to apply for and maintain a Working With Children Check (refer to Deakin’s Recruitment Procedure for further details).

Are You Ready?

Deakin is a Victorian university with a global impact. We are an agile, dynamic and innovative university committed to making a positive impact through our excellence in education, research and innovation and the contributions we make to the wider community.

We understand that our reputation has been built on the dedication and expertise of our staff and we offer a dynamic and diverse working environment with opportunities to grow and develop careers. We believe that a progressive, thriving culture will ensure that people choose to come, and stay at Deakin and contribute to our ongoing success.

We value diversity and aim to build an inclusive environment that champions, embraces and respects differences. We support and encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, and people of all abilities, cultures, sexual orientation, and genders.

We understand that our academic workforce is increasingly diverse, and we recognise academic careers may be placed on hold throughout many life circumstances. Achievement relative to opportunity places more emphasis on the quality, as opposed to the quantity of research outputs. In your application, we strongly encourage you to comment on your achievements relative to opportunity.

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