Professor of Management, School of Business

Melbourne, Australia
11 Jul 2019
End of advertisement period
11 Aug 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
  • Provide high-level academic leadership within the School of Management
  • Full Time, continuing position based at RMIT's CBD campus
  • Academic Level E (AU $183,478 p.a) plus 17% super

About RMIT

RMIT is a global university of technology, design and enterprise. One of Australia's original tertiary institutions, RMIT University enjoys an international reputation for excellence in professional and vocational education, applied research, and engagement with the needs of industry and the community.

The School of Management sits within the College of Business and specialises in Management, Human Resource Management, International Business and Entrepreneurship. We offer both undergraduate and postgraduate programs including a thriving PhD program. Our School has over 60 full time academics who specialise in applied research that makes a difference to organisations, industries and communities.

We have over 5,000 students both in Melbourne and offshore in Singapore and Shanghai.

The Role and Responsibilities

The Professor will be an eminent researcher in the field of management, contributing significantly to high quality research outputs, building staff capability and promoting strong academic performance in the School of Management.

The Professor will make a significant contribution to the planning and strategic direction of the School, taking on major academic leadership roles involving participation in various committees within the School, College and University and external to the University, as appropriate.

The Professor will work collaboratively and collegially with fellow academics within the School and will actively mentor more junior staff.

The Professor will make a significant contribution to teaching and learning in the School with the aim of improving learning outcomes for students through the development of innovative learning practices.

About You

As Professor of Management, you will be an internationally renowned scholar and provide high level research leadership whilst fostering a vibrant research culture. You will lead and mentor research project teams and develop high-quality research networks across RMIT, nationally and globally.

We expect you to have distinction at the national level and an internationally recognised research track record, with proven ability to sustain and grow research groups and teams through the attraction of external funding.

You will be passionate about educating the next generation through your innovative learning and teaching practices.

In addition, it is expected that you have excellent interpersonal and communications skills and the ability to consult with senior executives and external bodies.

Mandatory: PhD in a relevant management field such as strategic management, leadership or organisational behaviour

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To Apply

Please go to our careers page to apply with job # 576713

Applicants are requested separately address the key selection criteria as outlined in the Position Description.

For further information please contact us via email or phone +61 3 9925 5623 (Valerie Serrao, PA)

Applications close on Sunday 11 August 2019

This role will require satisfactory confirmation of a Working with Children Check.

RMIT is an equal opportunity employer committed to being a child safe organisation. We are dedicated to attracting, retaining and developing our people regardless of gender identity, ethnicity, sexual orientation, disability and age. Applications are encouraged from all sectors of the community and we strongly encourage applications from the Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander community.

RMIT was named as an Employer of Choice for Gender Equality (EOCGE) from the Workplace Gender Equality Agency (WGEA) in 2018 based on significant progress made in 2017, and Gold Employer status in the Australian Workplace Equality Index (AWEI) in recognition of our commitment to celebrating the diverse genders, sexes and sexualities (DGSS) of our community.