Associate Professor, School of Management

Sydney, Australia
05 Aug 2019
End of advertisement period
10 Sep 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

School of Management, UNSW Business School

The School of Management at the UNSW Business School is seeking to recruit an Associate Professor, specialising in the field of International Business/Management.

This position is open to Female applicants only. UNSW has obtained an exemption under section 126 of the Anti-Discrimination Act 1977 (NSW) to designate and recruit senior academic level D (Associate Professor) and level E (Professor) roles within UNSW Sydney Faculties where the percentage of women is below 40%, to fulfil UNSW’s goal of a representative workforce rate.

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About the School of Management

The School of Management at the UNSW Business School, is a multi-disciplinary unit comprising of over 35 academics who are actively engaged in teaching and research in a broad range of organisation and management studies including: International Business, Human Resource Management, Industrial Relations, Management, Organisational Behaviour, Organisational Theory, and Strategy & Entrepreneurship. The School aims to provide high quality theoretical and applied knowledge through exemplary research and to prepare its graduates for employment in diverse organisational settings.  For further information on the School please visit

About the role

  • Academic Level D – a competitive salary will be offered
  • Continuing position, 35 hours per week
  • Based at Kensington, Sydney

Applications are invited for the position of Associate Professor (Level D academic) in International Business/Management. Expertise in any area of International Business/Management is welcomed but areas of particular interest are the changing global business environment and new and emerging forms of multinational business organisation and operations.

A Level D Academic (Associate Professor) is expected to make high-level contributions to research and to contribute to high quality teaching in the Undergraduate Major in International Business, the International Business Major on our M.Comm and/or in the Masters in International Business. The successful applicant will be required to demonstrate academic leadership and make a full contribution to programme management, as well as contribute to the administrative activities of the School. Furthermore, she will be expected to contribute to the School’s engagement with the wider business and professional community, and to demonstrate social and global impact.

The role of Associate Professor reports to the Head of School and has no direct reports.

About the successful applicant

To be successful in this role you will have:

  • A doctoral qualification in the relevant discipline area
  • Outstanding research, as evidenced by a series of high impact publications in top tier Management journals
  • A track record of attracting research funding, and a willingness to apply for grant funding from ARC and other bodies;
  • Proven ability to supervise postgraduate research students and to contribute to the doctoral program;
  • A strong track record of excellent teaching at undergraduate and postgraduate levels
  • A strong track record of course innovation and development, and contributions to programme management
  • An understanding of blended and online teaching and learning pedagogies is desirable;
  • Demonstrated ability to contribute to the School’s external engagement agenda (with policy-makers, business, the professions, the community, and other external bodies);
  • Well-developed interpersonal skills with the ability to mentor staff and work with students from diverse backgrounds;
  • Demonstrable commitment to equal opportunities and diversity

To apply, applicants are required to make the following submissions;

  • A cover letter
  • A curriculum vitae
  • A document systematically addressing the selection criteria listed within the position description
  • URL links to two of your research papers
  • The details of three referees

Please apply online - applications will not be accepted if sent directly to the contact listed.

Contact details:

To enquire about this position, please contact Professor Andrew Pendleton at

To enquire about the application process, please contact Hayley Randall, Talent Acquisition Consultant at

Applications close: 11:30 pm, 10th September 2019

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UNSW aspires to be the exemplar Australian university and employer of choice for people from diverse backgrounds. UNSW aims to ensure equality in recruitment, development, retention and promotion of staff, and that no-one is disadvantaged on the basis of their gender, cultural background, disability, sexual orientation or identity. We encourage everyone who meets the selection criteria to apply.

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