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Lecturer (Employment Relations and Human Resource Management)

Perth (Suburb), Western Australia (AU)
$108,509 – $128,404 p.a. plus 17% superannuation
Closing date
17 Apr 2024

UWA Business School

  • Shape the Future of Business Education and Research.
  • Multiple Level B, full-time appointments available on ongoing/tenurable basis.
  • Base salary range: $108,509 – $128,404 p.a. plus 17% superannuation.

Are you a dedicated scholar seeking to make an impact in the fields of Business Analytics or Employment Relations/Human Resource Management?

At the University of Western Australia (UWA), we're committed to excellence in education and research. Joining our team means becoming part of a prestigious institution ranked among the top 100 universities globally, with a strong focus on innovation and impact.

About the Business School

The UWA Business School is ranked in the Top 3 Best Business Schools in Australia and #1 in Western Australia (AFR BOSS Best Business Schools 2022). In its unique position on the West Coast of Australia, facing the Indo-Pacific, the School aims to extend its education mission to the broader region offering world-class education and leading international research that is relevant to the challenges of today and the future. The UWA Business School has around 100 academic staff and 5000 students and teaches undergraduate, postgraduate masters, MBA and PhD courses. It is accredited by both the European Quality Improvement System (EQUIS) and Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB) and is a signatory to UN PRME.

About the Department

Management and Organisations in the Business School offers undergraduate and postgraduate degree courses, as well as research-based doctoral degrees. The students rank amongst the brightest in Australia, as measured by Australian Tertiary Admissions Rank (ATAR). The Department is particularly interested in hiring individuals who are enthusiastic about teaching and, equally importantly, have a well-developed research agenda with the aim of publishing in high-quality refereed academic journals.

About the opportunities

Reporting to the Head of School, you will contribute significantly to teaching, research, and service activities within the School, aligning with the university's academic mission and values.

Lecturer - Business Analytics (516444):

  • Join a vibrant community of scholars dedicated to shaping the future of Business Analytics education and research.
  • Contribute to cutting-edge research and innovative teaching methods in a dynamic academic environment.

Lecturer - Employment Relations/Human Resource Management (516702):

  • Play a key role in delivering high-quality education and conducting impactful research in the fields of Employment Relations and Human Resource Management.
  • Engage with industry and professional bodies to address contemporary challenges and opportunities.

About you
To be considered for these opportunities, you will demonstrate:

  • A relevant PhD qualification in your respective field.
  • Expertise and experience in academic teaching and research.
  • A proven track record of research excellence, with publications in high-quality international peer-reviewed journals.
  • An ability and willingness to secure research funding to support your scholarly activities.
  • A commitment to high-quality teaching, including curriculum development and innovative learning approaches.
  • Active engagement in service activities, contributing to school policy development and administrative matters.
  • A strong commitment to community engagement and collaboration.

About your application
Full details of the position's responsibilities and the selection criteria are outlined in the relevant position description:Download File Position description - Lecturer (Business Analytics) (516444).pdf Download File Position description - Lecturer (ER & HRM) (516702).pdf

You are required to address the selection criteria in your submission in a separate document. For information to assist you with compiling statements to answer the selection criteria, please visit Addressing the selection criteria.

You may also submit an additional statement (1 page max) outlining any personal circumstances which should be considered when assessing your application. Applicants who have experienced periods of academic/professional interruption or other relevant events can include a description of achievements relative to opportunity in this statement.

Closing date: 11:55 PM AWST on Wednesday, 17 April 2024

To learn more about this opportunity, please contact Associate Professor Michael Gillan, on (08) 6488 7101 or at

This position is open to international applicants.

Application Details: Please apply online via the Apply Now button.

Our commitment to inclusion and diversity

UWA is committed to a diverse workforce and an equitable and inclusive workplace. We celebrate difference and believe diversity is fundamental to achieving our goals as a globally recognised Top 100 educational and research institution. We are committed to creating a safe work environment for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, women, people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds, the LGBTIQA+ community and people living with disability.

  • We have a globally competitive, gender neutral parental leave policy with 26 weeks paid leave after 12 months service and 36 weeks after 5 years.
  • We have on-campus childcare facilities for children aged 6 weeks to kindy.
  • We facilitate flexible working, with part-time and job-sharing arrangements considered.
  • We have an ongoing partnership with Pride in Diversity and were recently awarded a Bronze Employer status for LGBTIQA+ inclusion.
  • We have Athena SWAN Bronze accreditation and actively work to improve gender equity.

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