Lecturer, Entrepreneurship and Innovation

Swinburne University of Technology

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Academic Level B, $94,910 - $112,364 + 17% Superannuation
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About the job
The position is expected to prepare and deliver lectures, tutorials and workshops and to assess students in the relevant business discipline both on campus and online. This includes developing and supporting academic programs and working with the academic team in the development of program change and innovation. The position is also expected to mentor and counsel students on academic matters and may also supervise honours, masters and PhD students.

A contribution to the faculty’s research output, income and impact is required. The position will assume administrative tasks associated with normal teaching duties and will also contribute to faculty management and administration generally.

The position is expected to participate in activities that foster and build further on existing links with government, business, communities and professions in Australia and internationally.

Candidates with significant and recent industry experience will be considered as there is the potential for this position to have an increased emphasis on industry engagement.

The position will be within the Department of Business Technology and Entrepreneurship.

The department delivers high quality personalised education and fosters a strong research culture that includes international collaboration, competitive grants and high-quality publications.

About Swinburne
Swinburne is a progressive university that aims to increase Australia’s capacity in science, technology and innovation as the drivers of modern, internationalised economies and workplaces. Our university is focused on high-impact global research, high-quality teaching and active engagement with both industry and the community.

About the Faculty of Business & Law
The Faculty of Business and Law is committed to delivering excellent education courses, quality research with impact and engagement activities with deep industry connections. Entrepreneurship, innovation and social impact underpin all of our activities and infuse our undergraduate and postgraduate programs.
The faculty comprises two schools and two research centres:
• Swinburne Business School
- Department of Accounting, Economics and Finance
- Department of Business Technology and Entrepreneurship
- Department of Management and Marketing
• Swinburne Law School
• Centre for Social Impact Swinburne
• Centre for Transformative Innovation

About you
To be successful in the role, you will have:
• An earned doctoral qualification in the relevant discipline or a related field
• Demonstrated ability to undertake teaching, associated administrative duties, coordination and curriculum development at both the undergraduate and postgraduate levels. In particular, demonstrated ability to teach in the relevant business discipline
• Demonstrated commitment to leading edge/best practice education, including blended learning formats, online teaching and the use of case studies, role-plays and/or simulations in the learning environment
A full list of the selection criteria is available within the position description

• Enjoy 50% study fee reduction
• Paid parental leave for primary caregivers and secondary caregiver
• Hawthorn Aquatic and Leisure Centre (HALC) discounted memberships
• Onsite health services
Discover more discounts when you start at Swinburne. Receive movie tickets and staff membership options at the Swinburne bookshop. There's news subscriptions and computer and software discounts on offer.

Further information and how to apply
The diverse culture within Swinburne is a source of strength. We are proud to be recognised by the Workplace Gender Equality Agency as an Employer of Choice for Gender Equality 2018 and of key initiatives such as our Pride@Swinburne Strategic Action Plan and our Reconciliation Action Plan which are integral components of our 2025 vision to be world class university creating social and economic impact through science, technology and innovation. Swinburne has also received the Victorian “High Commendation” Multicultural Excellence Award (Business Category).
To view the position description or to start an application click on 'apply' at the bottom of this page and submit a resume, cover letter and response to the Key Selection Criteria, as listed in the Position Description.
Please do not email or send paper applications, all applications must be submitted online.

For further information about the position, please contact Professor Mile Terziovski on +61 03 9214 8559 or via email at mterziovski@swin.edu.au.

If you are experiencing technical difficulties with your application, please contact the Recruitment team on staffrecruitment@swin.edu.au

Should you require further support for an interview due to special needs or consideration, please contact our Diversity Consultant, Dr. Walter Robles, on inclusion@swin.edu.au. For support or queries related to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander employment, please contact DeadlyCareers@swin.edu.au.

Applications close at : 5pm, Tuesday 12th February 2019

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