Associate Professor/Professor of Strategic Management

Adelaide, Australia
Wednesday, 14 July 2021
End of advertisement period
Wednesday, 11 August 2021
Contract Type
Full Time

(Level D or Level E) $147,685 to $189,518 per annum plus an employer contribution of up to 17% superannuation may apply

Continuing position available

Play a critical role in providing a motivating and high-achieving learning environment in Strategic Management

The University of Adelaide seeks to appoint a visionary leader with the capacity to inspire staff, advance excellence in research and teaching and enhance the reputation and profile of the Adelaide Business School.

The Associate Professor/Professor of Strategic Management provides academic leadership within the field, encompassing the ability to coordinate an interdisciplinary approach to research and to engage with several research domains across the University as well as work closely with industry partners. The appointee will be expected to be publishing in leading international journals and other esteemed scholarly outlets.

Reporting to the Dean of the Adelaide Business School, you will contribute to excellence in teaching and research, ensure high quality student graduates, enable research outputs that have national and international impact and lead discipline-based collaborative engagement.

You will lead and encourage an environment of creativity and innovation in the School, and engage with the broader academic and professional community, to promote and enhance the national and international profile of the Discipline, School, and the University.

To be successful you will need:

  • Demonstrated service on editorial board of leading journals and evidence of a distinguished internationally recognised academic reputation.
  • Demonstrated leadership and management of large-scale research programs and projects, multi-disciplinary/multi-faculty research teams.
  • Proven track record of building research teams and mentoring more junior academics across disciplines.
  • A proven track record of excellence in teaching across the Management discipline.

Personal values and attributes (essential)

  • Passionate and unequivocal commitment to excellence and ongoing improvement of performance in higher education.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and capacity to work effectively with senior officers of the University.
  • Accessible and approachable with a commitment to equity and diversity, including reconciliation.
  • Exemplary personal qualities fully aligned with our institutional values of integrity, respect, collegiality, excellence and discovery.
  • Energy, tenacity and sound judgement.

Enjoy an outstanding career environment

The University of Adelaide is a uniquely rewarding workplace. The size, breadth and quality of our education and research programs - including significant industry, government and community collaborations - offers you vast scope and opportunity for a long, fulfilling career.

It also enables us to attract high-calibre people in all facets of our operations, ensuring you will be surrounded by talented colleagues, many world-leading. Our work's cutting-edge nature - not just in your own area, but across virtually the full spectrum of human endeavour - provides a constant source of inspiration.

Our culture is one that welcomes all and embraces diversity consistent with our Staff Values and Behaviour Framework  and our Values of integrity, respect, collegiality, excellence and discovery. We firmly believe that our people are our most valuable asset, so we work to grow and diversify the skills, knowledge and capability of all our staff.

We embrace flexibility as a key principle to allow our people to manage the changing demands of work, personal and family life. Flexible working arrangements are on offer for all roles at the University.

In addition, we offer a wide range of attractive staff benefits. These include: salary packaging; flexible work arrangements; high-quality professional development programs and activities; and an on-campus health clinic, gym and other fitness facilities.

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Your faculty's broader role

The Faculty of the Professions delivers excellence in teaching, learning and research driven by real-world, commercial needs in the areas of: law; business; economics and international trade; commercialisation and innovation; and global food and resources. It offers a wide range of undergraduate and postgraduate degrees, and has strong connections with business and industry, including internationally.

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If you want to change tomorrow, act today

Click on the ‘Apply Now’ button to be taken through to the online application form. Please ensure you submit a cover letter, resume, and upload a document that includes your responses to all of the selection criteria for the position as contained in the position description or selection criteria document.

Applications close 11:55pm, 11 August 2021.

For further information

For a confidential discussion regarding any technical questions on the position; contact:

Jacqui Stockley
Manager, Strategy, Engagement and Projects
Adelaide Business School
P: +61 (8) 831 39277

You can access the selection criteria by downloading the position description below. (If no links appear, try viewing on another device)

The University of Adelaide is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. Women and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people who meet the requirements are strongly encouraged to apply.

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