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Education Focused Academic Roles - Faculty of Business and Economics

Melbourne, Australia
$80,258 - $161,826 per annum (pro rata for part time) + 17% super
Closing date
14 Apr 2024

Job Details

The University of Melbourne

Faculty of Business and Economics

Departments of Accounting, Economics, Finance, and Management and Marketing

Tutor/Assistant Lecturer – Level A: $80,258 - $108,906 per annum (pro rata for part time) + 17% super

Lecturer – Level B: $114,365 - $136,136 per annum (pro rata for part time) + 17% super

Senior Lecturer – Level C: $140,433 - $161,826 per annum (pro rata for part time) + 17% super

About The Roles

The Faculty of Business and Economics are seeking exceptional candidates to fill multiple positions within the esteemed Departments of Accounting, Economics, Finance, and Management & Marketing. These positions offer the opportunity for both full-time and part-time commitments, with appointments on a continuing basis.

Appointees will contribute to a thriving learning environment for our Business and Economics students. This includes designing and delivering engaging lectures, tutorials, and workshops that foster a deep understanding of the subject matter. Furthermore, they will provide academic guidance and support, ensuring students have the resources to excel.

The positions play a central role in upholding the Faculty's reputation for excellence. This is achieved through collaboration with colleagues to develop and refine course content, ensuring its relevance and adherence to industry best practices. Additionally, successful candidates will be encouraged to contribute to the ongoing scholarship of teaching and learning in their field, potentially through research, dissemination of findings, or participation in professional development opportunities.

Further information regarding these positions can be found in the corresponding position descriptions below.

About the Faculty

The Faculty of Business and Economics has been preparing students for exciting and challenging careers in industry since 1924. We have developed an outstanding reputation, locally and internationally, for the quality of our teaching and research. The Faculty has an active board of business leaders, government representatives and community leaders who contribute to the implementation of our vision.

There are approximately 12,000 students enrolled in undergraduate and graduate degrees within the Faculty.

The Bachelor of Commerce is one of the most sought-after business courses in Australia. Graduate programs in business and economics are offered through Melbourne Business School. Melbourne Business School offers a full suite of professional masters programs for those with little work experience right through to the MBA suite. It is also the home of leading research masters degrees and the PhD.

What We Offer You

In addition, we offer the opportunity to be part of a vibrant community and enjoy a range of benefits, including generous leave provisions, salary packaging, health and well-being services and discounts on graduate courses. For more information, check out our benefits page!


We welcome applications from individuals with expertise in disciplines relevant to our Faculty's offerings, including Accounting, Actuarial Studies, Economics, Finance, Management, and Marketing.

In accordance with the Higher Education Standards Framework established by the Australian Tertiary Education Quality Standard Agency (TEQSA), applicants are expected to possess a qualification exceeding the level at which they are employed for teaching purposes, or alternatively, demonstrate pertinent professional or industry expertise within the respective field.

Applications from First Nations/Indigenous scholars are strongly encouraged.

Join Us!

Should you find your qualifications and aspirations a match for these positions, we encourage you to submit your application with the following documents:

  • Essential: Resume and Cover Letter outlining your interest and experience.
  • Desirable supporting documentation: Inclusion of a teaching evaluation report or student feedback

Applications for the Department of Accounting MUST include responses addressing the Selection Criteria^ located in the position description.

^For guidance on crafting strong responses to selection criteria and competencies, please visit:

In addition to the above, we actively cultivate a talented casual staff pool and highly encourage you to also apply here: Faculty Recruitment System This will ensure you are considered for a wide range of rewarding teaching experiences within our Faculty.

If you have questions regarding the recruitment process or these appointments, please feel free to contact Petra Newton via email at

Applications close: Sunday 14th April 2024 at 11:55 PM Australian Eastern Daylight Time (AEDT) / Melbourne time zone.

Position Descriptions:

Tutor/Assistant Lecturer: Level A Tutor - Assistant Lecturer
Lecturer: Level B Lecturer
Senior Lecturer: Level C Senior Lecturer

Applications close: 14 Apr 2024 11:55 PM AUS Eastern Standard Time


The University of Melbourne enjoys an outstanding reputation with world rankings consistently placing us as Australia’s leading comprehensive research-intensive university, and one of the world’s top 50*.

Melbourne attracts the best and brightest students and researchers and, with a history of over 160 years, we occupy a special place at the heart of our city’s cultural scene.

Melbourne is a leading research university, widely renowned for its teaching and the social and economic contributions it makes through knowledge transfer. The University’s performance in international rankings puts it at the forefront of higher education in the Asia-Pacific and beyond.

Internationally, the University is consistently ranked among the leading universities in the world, with its international peers placing it in the top 20 worldwide, and employers placing it in the top 10. In the recent Times Higher Education rankings of the world’s top 200 universities, Melbourne ranked top in Australia and 33 in the world.

Melbourne’s international research pre-eminence was also acknowledged with a top 100 ranking in the Shanghai Jiao Tong rankings. Ranked No. 44 in 2015, the University has climbed steadily in the rankings since first appearing at No. 92 in 2003.

The Melbourne Model introduces undergraduate programs characterised by both breadth and depth, followed by a graduate professional degree, a research higher degree or entry directly into employment.

In 2008 Melbourne commenced offering six New Generation undergraduate degrees in Arts, Biomedicine, Commerce, Environments, Music and Science. The Melbourne Model also introduces a new graduate school experience to Australia, providing the best and brightest with a more focused, intense and professionally relevant degree in areas such as Law, Architecture, Teaching and Nursing. With the Melbourne curriculum now aligning the University with the world’s top universities in Europe, North America and Asia, we enable our students to develop the skills and attributes required by employers all over the world.

More than 50,000 students from over 120 countries take courses in the University’s 12 faculties and graduate schools.

For more information please visit:

*Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2015 – 2016 and Academic Ranking of World Universities 2015

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