Professor/Associate Professor, Entrepreneurship and Business Innovation

Brisbane, Australia
13 Nov 2018
End of advertisement period
11 Dec 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

About Griffith University

At Griffith University we believe in, strive for and celebrate the remarkable.

We are known for our high impact research, outstanding student experience, our commitment to social justice and our welcoming environment. We rank in the top 2% of universities worldwide and we're proud of our remarkable achievements, of our people and their passion for making a positive difference. Together we contribute to the development of knowledge and learning in an attractive environment which values excellence, equity, diversity, and innovation.

The position is based in the Department of Business Strategy and Innovation (BSI) that will be formally launched on 1 January 2019 (as the successor to the Department of International Business and Asian Studies).

As part of the process of re-positioning the Department in the context of the new strategic vision of the Griffith Business School and the changing academic and professional environment, it will focus on a number of areas of strategic relevance, including innovation and entrepreneurship, information management, international and Asian business, strategy, supply chain management, leadership and sustainability. With more than 30 staff, the Department has a strong and active research focus with a long history of success in securing external research and of successful PhD completions.

The opportunity

As Professor / Associate Professor, you will contribute to the overall culture of high quality engagement, research, and learning and teaching activities within the Department. The role will contribute to the Department's internal and external engagement activities to promote and enhance the Department's core activities in strategy, innovation and entrepreneurship across industry, the wider community and within the university. In addition, the role will be required to undertake research in the area of expertise and contribute to the Department's research outcomes including publications, grants and research impact.

This a full-time, continuing (tenured) position, primarily based at either the Gold Coast or Nathan campus, however the successful applicants may also be required to work across our other campuses.

About you

The successful candidates will possess a PhD in entrepreneurship, business innovation or relevant discipline. You will have an excellent record of publications that will ensure that Griffith continues our outstanding achievements in research. A demonstrated ability to network effectively will ensure that working relationships are improved both internally and with government, industry and community stakeholders. In addition, you will have demonstrated knowledge, skills and leadership in teaching and curriculum / program development at the tertiary education level, and a proven ability in the administration of University courses and programs.

Salary range

Associate Professor, Level D: $136,454 - $150,331 per annum. Salary packaging including 17% employer superannuation contribution: $159,652 - $175,888 per annum.

Professor, Level E: $175,772 per annum. Salary packaging including 17% employer superannuation contribution: $205,604 per annum.

How to apply

Please submit your application online and ensure your application includes the following:

  • Current curriculum vitae / resume which should include:
    • Full name, address, telephone number and email address;
    • Details of education, professional training and qualifications;
    • Employment history, including present position and details of relevant professional, consulting or industry experience;
    • Research interests and list of publications;
    • Research grants awarded and any other relevant information, such as offices held in professional bodies, community services etc.

‚ÄčWhat we offer

Working for one of the most influential universities in Australia and the Asia-Pacific region, you will join a University that spans six campuses in South East Queensland and all disciplines, while our network of more than 200,000 graduates extends around the world.

At Griffith, we've worked hard to create a culture that will challenge you to be curious, creative and courageous. We also support the professional and personal development of all our employees and invest in the skills of our people.

Griffith University values diversity, inclusion and flexibility and we encourage Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander, and people of all backgrounds to apply. Griffith's strategic goals are to also increase the proportion of women in senior academic and administrative roles and in Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics and Medicine (STEMM).

Further information

Obtain the position description by clicking on the Apply button. You will be redirected to the Griffith University job search page where you will be able to access the position description.

or further information about this role, please contact Professor Rosemary Stockdale, Head, Department of International Business and Asian Studies on +61 (0) 7 3735 4723 or via email

For application queries, please contact Aneta Fijal, HR Officer on +61 (0) 7 3735 7520.

Closing date: Tuesday, 11 December 2018 at 4:30 pm AEST. All applications must be submitted online.

As the team experience high volumes of applications, we appreciate your patience to allow for a timely and fair process for all.

Please note: We do not accept unsolicited CV's from Recruitment agencies / third parties and we will not be liable or responsible for any fees or costs associated with unsolicited CV's sent directly to Line Managers.