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Associate Professor / Professor of Practice, The University of Sydney Business School

Camperdown, Australia
Closing date
23 May 2024

Job Details

  • Multiple positions available across our Business School
  • Located in Camperdown
  • 3 year FIXED-TERM (0.2 FTE 1 day per week) position with an attractive remuneration package

About the opportunity

The University of Sydney Business School is one of the Asia-Pacific region's premier centres for engaged and innovative business research and education. With a highly international outlook, 92,000+ alumni, over 560 FTE (full-time equivalent) diverse staff and 11,000 + students from more than 65 countries enrolled in a comprehensive suite of programs including the high-profile MBA.

A Professor of Practice is recognised as a distinguished leader in their field, known internationally for their significant contributions, achievements, and influence. They enrich the university with their vast professional expertise, enhancing the profession by working closely with colleagues, students, and the wider community. The Professors of Practice within the University of Sydney Business School will be responsible for shaping the university's strategic vision through active participation in governance and decision-making, promoting a culture of excellence among faculty and students. Professors of Practice continue to build their esteemed reputation by driving innovation, engaging in scholarly activities related to their field, contributing to academic discussions, and influencing policy development within and outside the university.

About you (skills, capabilities and experience)

The Professor of Practice will:

  • Lead impactful collaborations and relationships with industry, government, and community organisations, providing thought leadership, and leading strategic initiatives and partnerships.
  • Advance the profession by effectively combining theoretical knowledge and academic scholarship with sophisticated professional practice.
  • Make an outstanding contribution towards improvements in student learning, research or professional engagement outcomes.
  • Make an outstanding contribution to governance and collegial life within the university, including undertaking significant administrative or committee positions.
  • Contribute to a positive workplace culture in which diversity of thought, contribution, collaboration, excellence and achieving outcomes are valued and enabled.
  • Undertake other duties and contribute to projects appropriate within the classification level as required.

Term and remuneration

3 year, fixed-term (0.2 FTE 1 day per week) position. The successful candidate will be offered a competitive remuneration package commensurate with the responsibilities of the position and their relevant experience and qualifications.

How to apply

Applications (including a CV and cover letter outlining how your skills, capabilities and experience meet the requirements for the role) must be submitted via the link above. Please refer to the candidate information brochure for further details.

Candidate Information Brochure

If you are a current employee of the University or a contingent worker with access to Workday, please login into your Workday account and navigate to the Career icon on your Dashboard. Click on USYD Find Jobs and apply.

For a copy of the candidate information brochure, a confidential discussion about the role, or if you require reasonable adjustment or support filling out this application, please contact:

Senior Talent Partner, Senior Talent Acquisition, Lucy Porter on or +61 429 771 115.


Your employment is conditional upon the completion of all role required pre-employment or background checks in terms satisfactory to the University. Similarly, your ongoing employment is conditional upon the satisfactory maintenance of all relevant clearances and background check requirements. If you do not meet these conditions, the University may take any necessary step, including the termination of your employment.

EEO statement

At the University of Sydney, our shared values include diversity and inclusion and we strive to be a place where everyone can thrive. We are committed to creating a University community which reflects the wider community that we serve. We deliver on this commitment through our people and culture programs, as well as key strategies to increase participation and support the careers of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander People, women, people living with a disability, people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds, and those who identify as LGBTIQ. We welcome applications from candidates from all backgrounds.

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The University reserves the right not to proceed with any appointment.

Applications Close

Thursday 23 May 2024 11:59 PM


The University of Sydney was established in 1850 and is consistently recognised, both locally and internationally, for its outstanding teaching and research excellence. Sydney alumni include Prime Ministers, Governor Generals, Nobel Prize winners and leaders in every field of endeavour.

The University offers a comprehensive range of courses, including a number of disciplines unique in Australia. Teaching is spread across nine different state-of-the art campuses, located across New South Wales.

The University of Sydney’s commitment to excellence in research has resulted in an outstanding record in national competitive funding and underpins an approach to teaching which has won nominations for excellence and resulted in high student satisfaction ratings. The University has 78 research centres and institutes and is home to three ARC Centres of Excellence.

The teaching, research and cultural life of the University is supported by extensive facilities, including the largest library collection in the Southern Hemisphere, the world-class Nicholson Museum of archaeological antiquities, the Macleay Museum of natural history and ethnographic collections and the University Art Gallery. Its outstanding sporting and recreation facilities provide a training centre for students and Olympic athletes.

The University of Sydney is a key member of the Group of Eight Australian major research-intensive universities, and the Worldwide Universities Network.


The University of Sydney has nine official campuses.

1.         Camperdown/Darlington Campus.

2.         Cumberland Campus. Home to the Faculty of Health Sciences (based in Lidcombe).

3.         Mallett Street Campus. Home of the Sydney Nursing School.

4.         Sydney Conservatorium of Music Campus. In Macquarie Street, central Sydney.

5.         Rozelle Campus. Home to Sydney College of the Arts.

6.         Surry Hills Campus. Home to the Faculty of Dentistry.

7.         Camden Campus. Contains facilities connected to the Faculty of Veterinary Science and the Faculty of Agriculture and Environment.

8.         Burren Street Campus. Facilties are currently under development.

9.         Sydney Medical School campuses. These include the School of Rural Health (in Dubbo and Orange), the Royal Prince Alfred Hospital, Concord Hospital, Westmead Hospital, the Children’s Hospital at Westmead, Nepean Hospital, Northern Clinical School, Sydney Adventist Hospital, Broken Hill University Department of Rural Health, and Northern Rivers University Department of Rural Health.


The University of Sydney has 16 faculties.

1. Agriculture and Environment

2. Architecture, Design and Planning

3. Arts and Social Sciences

4. Business (Business School)

5. Dentistry

6. Education and Social Work

7. Engineering and Information Technologies

8. Health Sciences

9. Law (Sydney Law School)

10. Medicine (Sydney Medical School)

11. Nursing and Midwifery

12. Pharmacy

13. Science

14. Sydney College of the Arts

15. Sydney Conservatorium of Music

16. Veterinary Science

Number of Employees

Full-time employees: 7616

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