Associate Professor in Real Estate and Property Development

Gold Coast, Australia
The total FTE package is in the range $181,452 - $199,905 per annum.
01 Jun 2023
End of advertisement period
03 Jul 2023
Contract Type
Full Time


Griffith University is a progressive, values-led university dedicated to learning, leadership, and innovation. This is your chance to help us achieve our vision to transform lives and add to human knowledge and understanding in a way that creates a future that benefits all.

Since opening in 1975, Griffith has grown from one campus and 451 students to become a comprehensive, multi-campus institution, with 50,000 students and more than 200,000 graduates.

The role:

The Department of Tourism Sport and Hotel Management offers internationally recognised degrees in Tourism and Hospitality Management, Event Management, Sport Management and Property and Real Estate Management. In the 2022 Shanghai Ranking Global Ranking of Academic Subjects, our Hospitality and Tourism Management subjects ranked number one in Australia and third globally.

Our team of expert staff proudly support students to think creatively, ethically and develop sustainable business solutions. We are seeking applications from talented individuals 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.

The Associate Professor in Real Estate and Property Development position provides an opportunity for the successful applicant to join our dynamic and committed team and contribute to the development of courses and to further raise the academic profile of the Griffith Business School.

Key responsibilities of this position include:

  • Fostering an excellent teaching experience for our students including coordinating and conducting lectures and tutorials at undergraduate and postgraduate level and engagement in continuous teaching innovation and improvement.
  • Supervising undergraduate, graduate, or postgraduate students engaged in coursework or smaller research projects.
  • Building and fostering partnerships with industry, government, collaborators at other Universities and other stakeholders that contribute to the engagement of teaching and research in the wider community engagement.
  • Established research profile in the discipline, with preference in the areas of (but not limited to)social and affordable housing, property economics or tourism and hotel assets.

This is a full time, continuing position based at either the Nathan or Gold Coast campus.As Griffith is a multi-campus University you may be required to work across other campus locations.

About you:

The successful candidate will hold a doctoral qualification 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 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:

The full-time base salary for an Associate Professor, Level D is in the range $155,087 - $170,859 per annum, plus 17% employer superannuation. The total FTE package is in the range $181,452 - $199,905 per annum.

Why join Griffith?

As a values-led organisation, at Griffith University, we've worked hard to create a dynamic and strong organisational culture. We support the professional and personal development of all our employees and invest in the skills of our people. We offer:

  • Flexible working options and genuine work-life balance.
  • Salary packaging options & corporate health discounts.
  • Generous leave entitlements including paid parental leave.

Griffith University values diversity, inclusion and flexibility and we encourage Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander, and people of all backgrounds to apply. For more information please visit our Equity, Diversity and Inclusion page.

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 position description)
  • Current curriculum vitae/resume including full contact details.

Visa sponsorship is possible for this appointment for candidates who do not hold valid Australian work rights.

Further Information

For further information about this role, please contact Professor Sacha Reid, Head of Department - Department of Tourism, Sport and Hotel Management on

For application and recruitment advice, please contact Jinita Dhall, Talent Acquisition Partner on

Closing date: Monday, 3 July 2023 at 5 pm AEST. All applications must be submitted online.