Senior Lecturer / Lecturer, Property and Real Estate

Melbourne, Australia
$ 100,837 - $141,381 + 17% Superannuation
14 Jul 2022
End of advertisement period
14 Aug 2022
Contract Type
Full Time
  • Based at the Burwood Campus  
  • Full-time and Continuing
  • Level C: $122,950 - $141,381 + 17% Superannuation OR
  • Level B: $ 100,837 - $119,266 + 17% Superannuation

We are currently seeking to appoint a Lecturer or a Senior Lecturer who will work as part of Deakin Business School, playing a major role in scholarship, research, and teaching within the Department of Finance.

The successful candidate will conduct research and teach students in the multidisciplinary field of property and real estate, to improve the standing of the Deakin Business School’s courses, and to enhance the national and international reputation of the Department. They will be responsible for developing and, where appropriate, leading research collaborations, programs and projects including supervision of PhD students.

Your key responsibilities will include:

  • Participating in or leading the integration of industry and research practice to inform unit/course design and teaching practices across the discipline within the Department
  • Participating in or leading teaching teams to develop courses and materials and innovation in curriculum design
  • Develop and deliver learner-centric, research-informed, and innovative teaching across different levels/modes of delivery
  • Building the teaching and learning capability related to discipline or pedagogy, and support the professional development of other academics
  • Publishing in high-quality journals, including top-tier journals of property and real estate
  • Actively participate in or lead high-quality research and scholarship activities generating high-impact outputs
  • Engaging in and increasingly developing academic or other collaborations that enable novel and high-quality research activities
  • Demonstrating a sustained and growing track record of timely delivery of outcomes for industry partners, with growing national recognition
  • Recruiting and supervising HDR students with timely completions and production, high-quality outcomes

To be successful, you’ll have:

  • PhD (or near completion) in a relevant discipline
  • Excellent record of scholarly learning and teaching in UG and/or PG programs
  • Certified Practicing Valuer (CPV) qualification is desirable
  • Ability to teach property law
  • Nationally recognised or emerging research reputation underpinned by publications in quality journals
  • Exhibitions and/or success in obtaining external research grants
  • Experience or success in supervising HDR students or student research projects
  • 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.

Applications for this position close on 14 August 2022.


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Successful applicants will need to comply with vaccination mandates imposed by the relevant state/territory government. Applicants who attend third-party sites to undertake University activities will also be required to comply with any other directions or requirements in place at the third-party location.

Please submit your resume and a short cover letter outlining your experience.

For a confidential discussion regarding this position, please contact Xiangkang Yin, Head of Department Finance at

Are You Ready?

Deakin is a Victorian university in Australia 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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