Professor in Digital Marketing/Consumer Behaviour

Brisbane/Gold Coast, Australia
20 Jan 2022
End of advertisement period
29 Jan 2022
Contract Type
Full Time

About the opportunity

The Department of Marketing in the Griffith Business School is a world and nationally recognised leader in marketing research, consumer behaviour, digital marketing, branding, and social marketing. The Department offers internationally recognised degrees that develop and foster a community of forward thinking, progressive and creative leaders in marketing. We bring diverse ideas, backgrounds and mindsets together and embrace collaboration.

We are seeking applications from talented individuals within Australia and abroad with outstanding academic achievement, communication, and leadership skills in order to contribute to the overall culture of excellence in research, learning and teaching, and engagement within the Department.

As Professor, you will be a leading authority in the discipline of Digital Marketing/Consumer Behaviour and will foster excellence in research, teaching, engagement and professional activities. The successful candidate will be expected to provide leadership in policy development in their discipline within the Department of Marketing, the University and within the community. As Professor, you will have achieved international recognition through original, innovative and distinguished contributions to your field of expertise, which is demonstrated by sustained and distinguished performance.

This is a full time, continuing, position based at the Nathan or Gold Coast campus and it is expected that the successful candidate will be available to attend campus in person as a normal requirement of the role. Further, you may be required to work on either a temporary or an indefinite basis at any premises, which the University currently has or may subsequently acquire or at any premises at which it may from time to time provide services.

About you

The successful candidate will possess a doctoral qualification in Marketing or equivalent accreditation and standing. You will have an excellent record of publications that will ensure that Griffith continues our outstanding achievements in research. A high level of industry engagement and 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.

We stand for making a difference in the world, being innovative and caring about students. If this opportunity resonates with you and your ambitions, we'd love to hear from you.

Salary range

Professor, Level E base salary: $186,531 per annum (AUD), plus 17% employer's superannuation (employer contribution to retirement account)

How to apply

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

  • A covering letter outlining your suitability for the role (please refer to the Key Accountabilities outlined in the position description)
  • 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.
    • 3 reference details

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.

What Griffith University offers

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

At Griffith University, 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

For further information about this role, please contact Professor Scott Weaven, Head of Department, Marketing on +61 (0) 7 555 29216 or

For application queries, please contact People Services on +61 (0) 7 373 54011.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are strongly encouraged to apply. If you wish to discuss First Peoples Employment further, please contact Joshua Long, Talent Management Partner (First Peoples) on (07) 3735 5403 or

Closing date: Friday, 29 January 2022 at 5 pm AEST. All applications must be submitted online.