Assistant Professor (Lecturer) / Senior Lecturer in Strategy and / or International Entrepreneurship

Company:Deakin University

Location:Australia / Melbourne Burwood or Geelong Waterfront

Discipline:Strategy and / or International Entrepreneurship

Employment Type:Permanent Full-time

Posted:2019-07-31

Assistant Professor (Lecturer) /Senior Lecturer, Strategy and /or International Entrepreneurship

Join a team of established colleagues in within the Department of Management in the Deakin Business School based at either our Melbourne Burwood or Geelong Waterfront campus.

The role

The Deakin Business School (DBS) comprises six academic departments that span the full range of business disciplines: Accounting, Economics, Finance, Information Systems & Business Analytics, Management, and Marketing.  The Faculty’s teaching aims to be innovative utilising face-to-face teaching and on-line technologies to ensure a high level of flexibility for the diverse learning needs of our students and to prepare our graduates for careers of the future. Our academic staff are engaged in both pure and applied research across the business and law disciplines and are focused on issues which are of relevance to government, business and community organisations.

The Department of Management within the DBS comprises 60 faculty with education and research strengths that span several core sub-disciplines including strategy, international business and entrepreneurship.  An exciting opportunity now exists for an early career academic to join the Department as Assistant Professor* (Lecturer), where, as the successful candidate you will contribute to the Department’s teaching programs at both the undergraduate and post-graduate levels whilst also undertaking research and publishing in an area relevant to Strategy and/or International Entrepreneurship.

This is a full-time, level B or level C continuing position to be based at either our Melbourne Burwood or Geelong Waterfront campus and salary is in the range $97,398-$136,559 p.a + 17% superannuation commensurate with experience, qualifications and research track record.

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

To be successful, you’ll have:

  • a PhD (or be working towards completion) in an area of relevance
  • experience teaching relevant units/courses at both the undergraduate and postgraduate levels including supervision of honours and/or higher degree by research students
  • a research profile including publications in high quality journals
  • some evidence of success in obtaining competitive research funding
  • existing relationships and an ability to further enhance engagement with external bodies to enhance the national and international standing of your discipline area

Your key responsibilities will be to:

  • to teach programs offered by the Department at both the undergraduate and postgraduate levels including supervision of students at honours and/or doctoral level
  • produce high-quality research in journals of national and international standing including a contribution to the department’s research agenda and strong performance in Excellence in Research for Australia (ERA)
  • partake in activities which enhance the profile and reputation of the Strategy and/or International Entrepreneurship disciplines
  • develop and maintain relationships with relevant research, community, industry, government and professional partners to establish collaborations and industry partnerships

Culture

Deakin University is proud to be recognised as an organisation that offers a friendly, supportive and challenging working environment. Our staff are committed to making a genuine difference to people’s lives through excellence in education and research.
We acknowledge the importance of providing a dynamic and diverse working environment and offer variety in day-to-day roles as well as professional development opportunities to assist staff to grow and progress their careers.
Deakin University staff have the opportunity to interact with colleagues from a diverse range of cultures and professional backgrounds, all of whom share a common interest in lifelong learning.

Benefits

We value our staff and understand that they are more than just their jobs, that's why we offer benefits that enhance work life. Some of Deakin’s workplace benefits include:

  • 17% superannuation
  • flexible work arrangements
  • discounts with third party suppliers for health insurance, car rentals IT and more

About us

The flexible learning options we provide our students and our diverse team of professionals and academic experts has enabled us to achieve a 5-star rating by the prestigious university ranking organisation Quacquarelli Symonds. For eight consecutive years, we've achieved the highest level of overall student satisfaction among Victorian universities.
We have a network of campuses, learning centres and research centres across Victoria and corporate offices in Melbourne, China, Indonesia, India and Sri Lanka.  Our online Cloud campus provides more than 13,000 students with access to state-of-the-art digital tools and direct access to world-renowned academics.
As a Victorian university with a global impact, Deakin is translating its research into commercial outcomes that will help drive innovation for Australia’s economy.

To apply, please include your CV a cover letter and a response to the key selection criteria as specified in the relevant position description.  Applications close on Wednesday August 14th 2019.  Please note interviews are scheduled to follow from week beginning Monday August 19th 2019.

For further information please contact Professor Amanda Pyman, Head, Department of Management on +61 3 924 46170.

At Deakin we value diversity, embrace difference and nurture a connected, safe and respectful community.  We recognise that our academic workforce is increasingly diverse with a variety of backgrounds, experiences and responsibilities. In many cases, academic careers can be put on hold through career breaks or part-time work arrangements to take on caring duties, gain experience in other industries, for medical reasons or other personal circumstances.

Achievement relative to opportunity places more emphasis on the quality as opposed to the quantity of research outputs. In your application, we encourage you to comment on your achievements relative to opportunity.

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