Senior Lecturer, Management (Entrepreneurship)

Melbourne, Australia
Academic Level C + 17% Superannuation
30 Jun 2022
End of advertisement period
21 Jul 2022
Contract Type
Full Time
  • Full-time, Continuing position
  • Academic Level C + 17% Superannuation
  • Based at the Melbourne CBD campus, but may be required to work and/or be based at other campuses of the University

About the Role

The School of Management is within the College of Business and Law. The School is comprised of two Departments: the Department of Management, International Business, and Entrepreneurship (MIBE), and the Department of Human Resource Management and Industrial Relations (HRM & IR). This position is in MIBE.

In this role, the Senior Lecturer in the Department of Management, International Business and Entrepreneurship will make a significant contribution to the delivery of programs and to be actively involved in research, consulting, and other professional activities. In this role the Senior Lecturer may have program management responsibility within the School. The Senior Lecturer will develop, engage in and lead high quality research projects that are aligned with the University's research focus areas to achieve success in attracting research funding and to produce high quality outputs. The Senior Lecturer will have an important research leadership role in embedding their research expertise into the life of the School and will be required to develop high-quality, productivity-driven networks across RMIT and with local, national and global, internal and external partners.

About You

To be successful in this position, you'll have:

  • Ability to coordinate large courses and prepare and delivery programs at undergraduate and post-graduate levels, including high quality curriculum and program materials and ability to implement innovative approaches to student-centred learning and quality improvement.
  • Emerging nationally recognised research track record including substantial record of research outputs in high quality outlets.
  • Extensive experience in research leadership with the ability to build and develop collaborative research teams, mentor academic staff to deliver high quality outcomes, attract and secure external research funding to sustain research effort and manage funded research projects including complex budgets and reporting requirements.
  • Ability to manage a large program or a number of small programs.
  • Extensive experience in supervising higher degree by research candidates to maximise research performance.
  • Ability to manage academic program team, supporting scholarly development of less experienced academic staff.


Mandatory: PhD in Entrepreneurship, Innovation Management, or a closely related field.

Please Note: Appointment to this position is subject to passing a Working with Children Check.

About the School of Management

The School of Management is part of the College of Business and Law. The School is pluralist in nature; we are a diverse community of scholars who recognise and embrace multiple perspectives on organisations, management, and work. We are proud of our strengths in translating the knowledge we produce for real world application. We aim to improve public policy, organizational practice, and working life. We do this by advancing leadership, management, employment, innovation and entrepreneurial practices that are inclusive, responsible, and enable people and organisations to thrive.

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To Apply

Please submit your CV, covering letter, and a separate document addressing the Key Selection Criteria for this position by clicking on the 'Apply' link below.

For further information about this position, please see Position Description below or contact Kassie McKnight, Senior Talent Advisor via email on or Professor Fuming Jiang, Head of the Department of Management, International Business and Entrepreneurship, on

Applications close on Thursday, 21st July at 11:59 pm.

About RMIT

RMIT is a multi-sector university of technology, design and enterprise with more than 95,000 students and close to 10,000 staff globally. RMIT offers postgraduate, undergraduate, vocational education and online programs to provide students with a variety of work-relevant pathways.

Our purpose is to offer life-changing experiences for our students, and to help shape the world with research, innovation, teaching and industry engagement. With strong industry connections forged over 130 years, collaboration with industry remains integral to RMIT's leadership in education, applied and innovative research, and to the development of highly skilled, globally focused graduates.

RMIT is a Disability Confident Recruitment Team and we are happy to adjust the recruitment process for your accessibility requirements. Please contact us at telling us your preferred type of communication and we will be in touch as soon as possible to discuss your requirements.

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.

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