Senior Lecturer, Management (Organisational Behaviour)

Melbourne, Australia
Level C $122,950 + 17% Superannuation
19 May 2022
End of advertisement period
21 Jun 2022
Contract Type
Full Time
  • Based at our Burwood or Waterfront Campus
  • Full time and Continuing
  • Level C $122,950 + 17% Superannuation

Founded in 1974, Deakin is a public university in Victoria with 61,000 students across five campuses: Melbourne Burwood, Geelong Waurn Ponds, Geelong Waterfront, Warrnambool, and the online Cloud Campus. We are a progressive and open-minded university, with the highest student satisfaction in Victoria and consistently ranked in the top 1% of the world’s universities.

The Department of Management at Deakin Business School is seeking to appoint a lecturer or senior lecturer (equivalent to an assistant professor in North America) in Management, with a specialization in organizational behaviour. The successful candidate will undertake outstanding research, engage with industry and the community, be passionate about delivering excellent teaching, and provide supervision to PhD students. They will also be expected to take on a leadership role in the department.

The research of the Department of Management has been rated “above world standard” by the Australian Federal Government’s Excellence in Research in Australia assessment in 2018. According to the Australian Research Magazine, Deakin it is the top institution in Australia for international business and business ethics, and is host to the leading researchers in human resource and organizations and business ethics. Members of the department publish in leading journals including the Academy of Management Journal, Journal of Applied Psychology, Strategic Management Journal, Journal of Management, Human Resource Management, Personnel Psychology and Leadership Quarterly.

The Department runs a PhD program with significant coursework component, organizes a research seminar series and regular workshops, and enjoys a vibrant and stimulating research environment.

This is a full-time, continuing position based in Melbourne, the cultural capital of Australia, renowned around the world for its relaxed atmosphere, prominent sporting events and festivities, fantastic restaurants, parks and sports clubs, as well as its close proximity to beautiful landscapes and countryside.

Appropriate relocation and/or immigration support will be offered to international candidates.

To be successful, you will have:

  • PhD in the relevant discipline area of organizational behaviour.
  • Excellent record of scholarly learning and teaching in UG and/or PG programs, including innovative curriculum design and research supervision.
  • Nationally recognised research reputation underpinned by publications in quality journals and/or exhibitions and/or success in obtaining external research grants.
  • Positive engagement with research, community, industry and government to enhance the national standing of the discipline.
  • Demonstrated capacity and passion for leadership of teaching, research and/or administration.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and a proven ability to establish good working relationships with colleagues.

Your key responsibilities will be to:

  • Lead the integration of industry and research practice to inform unit/course design and teaching practices across the discipline within the Department.
  • Lead teaching teams to develop courses and materials and innovation in curriculum design which influence teaching for the discipline or across multiple disciplines.
  • Build and lead unit and course teaching teams and work collaboratively with other teaching teams in the faculty.
  • Make significant contribution to attraction of external funding for research translation activities, and timely delivery of outcomes/outputs for major projects/strategic research to enable innovative solutions through policies frameworks, strategy, priority setting for future translation into real world impact.
  • Lead growing, increasingly productive, high-quality research, scholarship activities generating high impact outputs.
  • Provide effective mentoring, including professional development, link with industry partners for HDR students, ECRs and MCRs to support professional and career development and employability.

Please submit your resume, a short cover letter and responses to the Key Selection Criteria by 21 June 2022.

For a confidential discussion regarding this position, please contact Alexander Newman on

Offers of employment from Deakin University are conditional upon the applicant being fully vaccinated against COVID-19 or medically exempt and providing satisfactory evidence of the same. You can view a copy of the University’s COVID-19 Vaccination Procedure.

Are You Ready?

Deakin is a Victorian university with a global impact. We are an agile, dynamic and innovative university committed to making a positive impact through our excellence in education, research and innovation and the contributions we make to the wider community.

We understand that our reputation has been built on the dedication and expertise of our staff and we offer a dynamic and diverse working environment with opportunities to grow and develop careers. We believe that a progressive, thriving culture will ensure that people choose to come, and stay at Deakin and contribute to our ongoing success.

We value diversity and aim to build an inclusive environment that champions, embraces and respects differences. We support and encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, and people of all abilities, cultures, sexual orientation, and genders.

We understand that our academic workforce is increasingly diverse, and we recognise academic careers may be placed on hold throughout many life circumstances. Achievement relative to opportunity places more emphasis on the quality, as opposed to the quantity of research outputs. In your application, we strongly encourage you to comment on your achievements relative to opportunity.

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