Lecturer in Organisational Behaviour

Subiaco, Australia
10 Jul 2018
End of advertisement period
07 Aug 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

UWA Business School

  • Level B ($97,310 - $115,350) plus 17% superannuation
  • Tenurable appointment
  • Opportunity for a researcher with a strong research track record (or potential) in organisational behaviour

The University of Western Australia (UWA) is ranked amongst the top 100 universities in the world and a member of the prestigious Australian Group of Eight research-intensive universities. With an enviable research track record, vibrant campus and working environments, supported by the freedom to 'innovate and inspire' there is no better time to join Western Australia's top University.

The UWA Business School is one of eight institutions in Australia to be internationally accredited through AACSB (Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business) and EQUIS (European Quality Improvement System). Our researchers collaborate with leading organisations to deliver innovative business solutions both locally and globally. The UWA Business School inspires talented students from around the world to become the respected business leaders of tomorrow by offering a range of courses including accounting, business administration, business information management, commerce, economics, employment relations, finance, human resources, management and marketing. Enrolment in UWA Business School programs exceeds 5000+ students, comprised of approximately 85% undergraduate, 13% post-graduate, and 2% higher degree by research (PhD) students.

About the team

The Management and Organisations group brings together a number of internationally renowned researchers including those who formerly held, or currently hold a highly competitive and prestigious Australian Research Council (ARC) Fellowship (Laureate, Future Fellow and Early Career). The group contributes to an array of business undergraduate and postgraduate degree programs. Members of the group have amassed an extraordinary selection of top tier publications in outlets such as Academy of Management Annals, Academy of Management Journal, Academy of Management ReviewAdministrative Science Quarterly, Journal of Applied Psychology, Journal of Management, Journal of Organizational Behavior, Leadership Quarterly, and Personnel Psychology. The faculty is represented on the editorial boards of leading journals in the discipline and the group regularly hosts high profile academic visitors from all regions of the globe. 

Who you will be working with

Some of the team members of the Organisational Behaviour and related disciplines include Professor Cristina Gibson, Associate Professors Ramon Rico, Andrew Timming and Gillian Yeo, and Senior Lecturers Aleksandra Luksyte (who currently holds an ARC Early Career Fellowship), Sandra Kiffin-Peterson and Burak Oc. The Management & Organisation group also includes a substantial number of postgraduate research students that are core elements to the team.

About the opportunity

You will be encouraged to work collaboratively in research with colleagues both within and external to the School and significantly develop your suite of teaching and research competencies each year. The Discipline aims to ensure that its goals of excellence in teaching and research are consistent with individuals' personal aspirations. A willingness to participate in a collegial way towards identifying and implementing practical steps to teaching and research excellence is essential.

Our commitment to research and teaching is evident through a number of initiatives and resources which serve to enhance the opportunity for our staff to thrive. These include a vibrant seminar series that hosts outstanding researchers from around a globe as well as our own colleagues, a large pool of research experience students and a state-of-the-art trading room that can be used as an experimental laboratory for research purposes.

About you

You will demonstrate achievement in research, with a primary interest in organisational behaviour, as well as significant personal contribution to high quality teaching and learning. 

About Perth

Perth is regularly ranked in the top 10 most liveable cities in the world. In 2017, Perth was ranked the 7th most liveable city in the world by The Economist – and with good reason! Perth enjoys an average of nine hours of sunshine per day and enjoys 131 perfectly blue-skyed days a year. Perth is beautifully located on the banks of the Swan River with King’s Park just steps away from the Central Business District. Perth boasts 19 pristine white sand beaches directly on the Indian Ocean as well as two world-class wine regions within a three hour drive: the Swan Valley, one of Australia’s oldest wine regions, and Margaret River, home to over 200 wineries.

Benefits and Conditions of Employment:

  • Start-up grant negotiable
  • Tenurable position
  • Employer contribution to superannuation (retirement fund) is 17% of salary
  • Recreation leave of 20 working days per annum
  • Long Service Leave after 10 years
  • Eligibility for a 6 month sabbatical leave every 3 years
  • Relocation assistance including airfares, relocation allowance and short-term accommodation (if applicable)

This position is open to international applicants who require visa sponsorship.

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

Position will remain open until filled. Review of applications will begin immediately.

Expressions of interest

Applications must be submitted online. However, Associate Professor Gillian Yeo, Deputy Head of Discipline (Management and Organisations) is very happy to speak to interested candidates, so please feel free to contact her via email, gillian.yeo@uwa.edu.au or phone, (618) 6488 1875.

  • UWA has been awarded Top Ten Employer for LGBTI – inclusion of the Australian Workplace Equity Index (AWEI -2016).
  • The University is also a proud member of the Athena SWAN/SAGE Pilot for Gender Equity.