Professor, Marketing

Melbourne, Australia
22 Sep 2023
End of advertisement period
22 Oct 2023
Contract Type
Full Time
  • Full-time , Continuing position
  • Academic Level E + 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 Professor of Marketing is a senior academic and eminent researcher in the field of Marketing, contributing significantly to teaching and research outputs, building capability of staff and promoting strong academic performance. You may be appointed as Deputy Head of School/Dean for a specific discipline or to provide strategic leadership for learning and teaching or research and scholarship.

In this role you will make a significant contribution to the planning and strategic direction of the Department and School, both as a mentor and in taking on academic leadership roles involving participation in various committees within the School, College, and University and external to the University, as appropriate. Furthermore, this position is expected to work collaboratively and collegially with fellow academics within teaching, program, and research teams, contributing to the collegial and collaborative environment within the Department.

For further information about this position please click on the candidate prospectus below.

Candidate Prospectus - Professor, Marketing

About You

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

  • PhD in relevant field
  • Extensive experience in attracting and supervising higher degree by research candidates to maximise research performance.
  • Demonstrated strategic leadership in a large organisational unit or University-wide initiative and effective membership of a management team that developed and achieved shared goals and objectives.
  • Demonstrated ability and willingness to teach online, in global locations, and in multi-cultural environments.

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

About the School of Economics, Finance and Marketing

The School of Economics, Finance and Marketing has strong research and teaching interests with over 6,000 full time equivalent undergraduate and postgraduate students. The School has 80 full-time experienced and highly qualified academic staff who are complemented by a cohort of offshore staff and part-time specialised staff ensuring relevance of its academic programs.

As a school we aim to provide practical, relevant, and innovative economics, finance, marketing, blockchain enabled business and social impact programs; research; and industry training and consulting which graduates, employers, industry and university peers acknowledge as amongst the best available in the international marketplace.

The Marketing Department is a significant group within the School and College. The Department teaches undergraduate and postgraduate programs in Australia, Singapore and online using various teaching modes. The Department also has a strong research profile and an active research culture. Research strengths in the Department include CCT, social marketing, branding, digital marketing and marketing performance.

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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 at the top of this page.

For further information about this position please contact Dr Linda Robinson, Head of Department, Marketing via email

Please find the Candidate Prospectus and Position Description hyperlinked below.

Position Description - Professor, Marketing

Candidate Prospectus - Professor, Marketing

Applications close on 22nd of October at 11:59 pm.

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