Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Strategy

Sydney, Australia
26 Jun 2019
End of advertisement period
24 Jul 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

The University of Sydney Business School

Discipline of Strategy, Entrepreneurship and Innovation

  • Opportunity to research and teach in Strategy and related fields of Entrepreneurship and Innovation, and to work in a collaborative and supportive environment
  • An additional salary supplement may be negotiated with successful applicants; and start up research funds as well as ongoing research support will be available
  • Full-time, continuing: $123K - $173K p.a. (which includes salary, leave loading and 17% superannuation)

About the opportunity 

Our Discipline of Strategy, Entrepreneurship and Innovation is a new initiative and forms a key plank in the Business School’s ‘Business Not as Usual’ strategy to distinguish itself among the leading Business Schools in Australia. The group has just celebrated its first birthday and is home to a group of highly productive and engaged strategy, innovation and entrepreneurship scholars. Faculty members employ both qualitative and quantitative research methods and have published in top disciplinary journals, including; Academy of Management Journal, Academy of Management Review, Strategic Management Journal, Entrepreneurship Theory and Practice, Journal of Management Studies, Organization Studies and Human Relations. As the successful applicant, you will join a dynamic and developing group in a highly collaborative and supportive environment.

Your role will be to:

  • develop, teach and coordinate strategy, strategic management and innovation management units of study (i.e. courses) to large and culturally-diverse cohorts of undergraduate, postgraduate and MBA students
  • contribute to the research strengths of the discipline, through regular publication in top tier international journals and securing research grants. Your research could be in the fields of strategy, innovation and/or entrepreneurship.
  • supervise higher degree research students
  • be involved in multidisciplinary collaborations with scholars from other Faculties as well as external stakeholders. Both multidisciplinarity and external engagement are highly valued and materially supported at the University of Sydney.
  • contribute to academic administration.

About you

The University values courage and creativity; openness and engagement; inclusion and diversity; and respect and integrity. As such, we see the importance of recruiting people whose values align with those of the University and are looking for a an academic who has:

  • a PhD in Strategy or closely related fields of innovation or entrepreneurship.
  • demonstrated experience in high quality teaching and course development of strategy courses.
  • an active research program in strategy, innovation or entrepreneurship with significant potential for future publications, including an already established research record of publications in high quality refereed journals.
  • the ability to work successfully in a team and a commitment to a collegial approach.
  • a commitment to engagement with industry, community, and professional bodies in order to expand the School’s program of professional and industry research collaboration and to develop innovative teaching programs.

About us

The University of Sydney Business School has an outstanding international reputation in management research, learning, development of resources, and journal publishing and works in close cooperation with industry, government and the not-for-profit sectors. We are situated in a new state-of-the-art learning environment which, in the highly competitive global market for business education, will further enhance our ability to attract the best and brightest students, staff and researchers from around the world.

The Business School is regarded as a leader in the region, and is one of the very few Australian schools to hold business and accounting accreditation from AACSB International and EQUIS accreditation from the European Foundation for Management Development. It is also the only Australian member school of CEMS, the Community of European Management Schools & International Companies.

Since our inception 160 years ago, the University of Sydney has led to improve the world around us. We believe in education for all and that effective leadership makes lives better. These same values are reflected in our approach to diversity and inclusion, and underpin our long-term strategy for growth. We’re Australia's first university and have an outstanding global reputation for academic and research excellence. Across our campuses, we employ over 7600 academic and non-academic staff who support over 60,000 students.

We are undergoing significant transformative change which brings opportunity for innovation, progressive thinking, breaking with convention, challenging the status quo, and improving the world around us.

How to apply

For more information on the position and University, please view the candidate information pack available from the job’s listing on the University of Sydney careers website.

All applications must be submitted via the University of Sydney careers website. Visit sydney.edu.au/recruitment and search by the reference number 1092/0519C to apply.

Closing date: 11:30pm, 24 July 2019 (Sydney time)

The University of Sydney is committed to diversity and social inclusion. Applications from people of culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds; equity target groups including women, people with disabilities, people who identify as LGBTIQ; and people of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander descent, are encouraged.

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