Lecturer in Marketing

Sydney, Australia
Tuesday, 29 October 2019
End of advertisement period
Sunday, 17 November 2019
Contract Type
Fixed Term

Casual Lecturer in Marketing – all areas, especially Consumer Data Analytics

We are seeking expressions of Interest from candidates wishing to lecture in various areas of Marketing at a postgraduate or undergraduate level. We are especially seeking expertise in the area of consumer analytics and relationship management. Casual contract for a semester period. Located at the new Abercrombie Building. Remuneration will be at the Business School Sessional Lecturing fee of $15,000. Various commencement dates.

About the opportunity

The Discipline of Marketing has strong industry engagement and draws upon innovative research techniques and expert staff to understand consumers and their decision-making process. It is highly collegial. As a successful applicant, you will join a dynamic group in a supportive teaching and research environment.

The Discipline is now inviting Expressions of Interest for Casual Lecturer to join our teaching team responsible for delivering one or more streams in a unit of study in an undergraduate and postgraduate Commerce programs. As a casual academic in the Discipline of Marketing, you will have the opportunity to pursue your passion for higher education. Our teaching team consists of experienced academics and our students come from a diverse range of cultural backgrounds.

We offer the opportunity to be part of a team of leaders in the field and flexible working hours. Hours will vary according to timetable and number of students. A commitment for dates prior to and post official semester dates is required.

The key accountabilities and responsibilities of this role will be:

  • Undertake teaching in various marketing areas, especially in data and consumer analytics, at postgraduate level
  • Develop expertise in teaching under the supervision of more senior academic staff within the Discipline
  • Engage constructively with student feedback and other evaluations of teaching practice
  • Contribute to the development of the unit of study
  • Contribute to the broader life of the Discipline through engagement with various activities

About you

The Discipline seeks to recruit a talented individual who is committed to making a positive difference to students’ learning experience and build their preparedness for career success. We seek a candidate who can demonstrate the following skills and qualifications:

Essential criteria (Undergraduate Commerce):

  • Higher degree in Marketing
  • Considerable experience and skills in teaching and assessment practices relevant to Marketing/Business students
  • Capacity to coordinate a Unit of Study and work responsibly and effectively
  • Evidence of working effectively and respectfully with international students
  • Evidence of ability to address the learning needs of UG and PG students
  • Evidence of good teaching evaluations  

Desirable criteria:

  • Familiarity with blended learning practices, including on-line content delivery and ‘flipped’ classroom methods
  • A high level of inter-cultural competence
  • An internationally respected research record in marketing.

About us

The University of Sydney Business School is inspiring students to challenge the norm and create innovative approaches to the way business is accomplished in Australia and globally. This approach has placed the University of Sydney Business School at the forefront of global business and management education. Relevant and focused on the business environment, we offer our students, partners and the community a clear vision of work practices today and tomorrow.

Founded in 1920, the oldest of its kind in Australia, the University of Sydney Business School offers teaching and research across Accounting, Business Analytics, Business Information Systems, Business Law, Finance, International Business, Marketing, Strategy Innovation and Entrepreneurship and Work and Organisational Studies. It is also home to the Institute of Transport and Logistic Studies.

Intending applicants are welcome to seek further information about the position from Stacey Baxter, Associate Professor and Deputy Head of Discipline – stacey.baxter@sydney.edu.au

Note: Applicants must have existing work rights applicable to the position to be considered (the University of Sydney is not able to sponsor candidates for these roles).

Please send your CV, cover letter, and teaching evaluations to business.marketing@sydney.edu.au

Closing date: 11:30pm, Sunday 17 November 2019

The University is an equal opportunity employer committed to equity, diversity and social inclusion. Applications from equity target groups, including women and people with disabilities are encouraged. As the University of Sydney has established a scheme to increase the number of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander staff employed across the institution, applications from people of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander descent are also encouraged.

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 The University reserves the right not to proceed with any appointment.

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