Lecturer/Senior Lecturer, Supply Chain Management

Hawthorn, Australia
12 Nov 2018
End of advertisement period
10 Dec 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
  • Faculty of Business and Law, Department of Business Technology & Entrepreneurship (Supply Chain Management)
  • Academic Level B/Academic Level C, Salary starting at $94,910 – $133,313+ 17% Superannuation
  • Full-time, Ongoing, Hawthorn Campus

About Swinburne

Swinburne is a progressive university that aims to increase Australia’s capacity in science, technology and innovation as the drivers of modern, internationalised economies and workplaces. Our university is focused on high-impact global research, high-quality teaching and active engagement with both industry and the community.

About the job

This position is expected to prepare and deliver lectures, tutorials and workshops and to assess students in the relevant business discipline both on campus and online. This includes making a significant contribution to the initiation and development of academic programs and working with the academic team in the development of program change and innovation. The position is also expected to mentor and counsel students on academic matters and also supervise masters by research and PhD students for a Level C and honours, masters and PhD students for a Level B.

A contribution to the School’s research output, income and impact is expected. The position will assume administrative tasks associated with normal teaching duties and will also contribute to School management and administration generally.

The position is expected to participate in activities that foster and build further on existing links with government, business, communities and professions in Australia and internationally.

Candidates with significant and recent industry experience will be considered as there is the potential for this position to have an increased emphasis on industry engagement.

The position will be within the Department of Business Technology and Entrepreneurship. The department delivers high quality personalised education and fosters a strong research culture that includes international collaboration, competitive grants and high-quality publications.

Faculty of Business & Law

The Faculty of Business and Law is committed to delivering excellent education courses, quality research with impact and engagement activities with deep industry connections. Entrepreneurship, innovation and social impact underpin all of our activities and infuse our undergraduate and postgraduate programs.

The faculty comprises two schools and two research centres:

  • Swinburne Business School
    • Department of Accounting, Economics and Finance
    • Department of Business Technology and Entrepreneurship
    • Department of Management and Marketing
  • Swinburne Law School
  • Centre for Social Impact Swinburne
  • Centre for Transformative Innovation

About you

To be successful in the role, you will have:

  • An earned doctoral qualification in the relevant discipline or a related field
  • Experience in undertaking teaching, associated administrative duties, coordination and curriculum development at both the undergraduate and postgraduate levels. In particular, strong teaching outcomes in a relevant business discipline
  • Demonstrated excellence in and commitment to innovative education, including blended learning formats, online teaching and the use of case studies, role-plays and/or simulations in the learning environment

A full list of the selection criteria is available within the position description.


The diverse culture within Swinburne is a source of strength. We have an inclusive working environment with employees from a variety of backgrounds. We acknowledge that diversity in the university workforce increases the effectiveness of teams and our capacity for innovation. We welcome applications from Indigenous people, workers of all ages, people with disabilities, people who identify as LGBTIQ and those from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds.

We are proud to be recognised by the Workplace Gender Equality Agency as an Employer of Choice for Gender Equality 2016 and of key initiatives such as our Pride@Swinburne Strategic Action Plan and our Reconciliation Action Plan which are integral components of our 2025 vision to be world class university creating social and economic impact through science, technology and innovation. Swinburne has also received the Victorian “High Commendation” Multicultural Excellence Award (Business Category).

As a Swinburne staff member you will have access to many benefits such as career development opportunities including 50% study reduction and staff and management development programs. You will receive up to 17% employer contributions (pension) and various discounts on annual Myki cards, private health insurance and movie tickets. We also recognise the need to support the work/life balance and flexible needs of our staff. As such a range of flexible working arrangements including paid maternity/partner leave, onsite childcare, working from home and part time options are available.

To find out more about the extensive benefits offered to Swinburne employees please visit: http://www.swinburne.edu.au/about/jobs/why-work-at-swinburne/

Further information, contacts and support

To start an application click on 'apply' at the bottom of this page and submit a resume, cover letter and response to the Key Selection Criteria, as listed in the Position Description.

Please do not email or send paper applications, all applications must be submitted online.

For further information about the position, please contact Rosemary Stockdale on +61 3 9214 4529 or via email rstockdale@swin.edu.au

If you are experiencing technical difficulties with your application, please contact the Recruitment team on +61 3 9214 8600 (option 2).

Should you require further support for an interview due to special needs or consideration, please contact our Diversity Consultant, Dr. Walter Robles, on inclusion@swin.edu.au.  For support or queries related to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander employment, please contact DeadlyCareers@swin.edu.au.

Applications close at: 5 pm AEST, Monday 10th December 2018