Associate Professor, Marketing

Swinburne University of Technology

Academic Level D $144,753 - $159,278 + 17% superannuation
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Full time, ongoing position at our Hawthorn campus

About the Job
As our Associate Professor, Marketing, you will be focused on providing innovative and energetic leadership in research, teaching and other professional activities within the Faculty of Business and Law. Working with other senior staff, your collaborative style will foster a culture of innovation and excellence and advance disciplinary programs in Marketing in the Faculty and more broadly the University. In this role, you will maintain and enhance partnerships with a wide range of industries and public institutions.

As a leader in your field, you will maintain a program of public and institutional engagement, working with other Swinburne researchers, to strengthen and amplify existing and acknowledged research strengths of the University, in accordance with its strategic plan. Through proactively seeking out opportunities, you will be expected to foster and participate in activities that build further on existing links with government, business, communities and professions in Australia and internationally.

Your work will be underpinned by an established and internationally-recognised publication record, and a nationally competitive record of research funding. As an Associate Professor, you will have teaching responsibilities, including preparing and delivering classes and assessing students in the marketing discipline both on campus and online. You will also be required to undertake leadership responsibilities in the Department, including making a contribution to the mentoring of early career researchers and in attracting and supervising relevant postgraduate candidates.

About Swinburne University of Technology
Swinburne is a multi-sector university of science, technology and innovation with more than 54,000 students and 5,000 staff globally. We offer postgraduate, undergraduate, vocational education and online education to provide students with a variety of work-relevant pathways. Our mission is to be a world-class university, creating economic and social impact through science, technology and innovation. We aim to deliver future-ready learners, research with impact and innovative enterprise.

Forge strong industry connections, become workplace ready and gain an edge on the competition. Swinburne’s Faculty of Business and Law equips you with the knowledge and skill-set to thrive in the future of business, including the opportunity to conduct impactful research into the changing shape of industry, economy and society.

About you
To be successful in the role, you will have:
  • An earned doctoral qualification in Marketing or a closely related field
  • A strong national and international reputation as an academic and research leader with an internationally recognised track record of publications in top-tier journals
  • An established significant track record in attracting and managing external research income through competitive grants and/or industry collaboration
  • A track record of successful supervision of higher research degree candidates, particularly supervision to completion

A full list of selection criteria is available within the position description.

  • Flexible working arrangements
  • Onsite childcare
  • Discounted gym memberships – including Hawthorn Aquatic and Leisure Centre (HALC)
  • Salary package your car parking, superannuation and vehicle lease plans

To find out more about the extensive range of benefits offered to Swinburne employees please visit Employee Benefits

How to apply and further information
Please submit your application by clicking on the ‘Apply’ link, and submit a resume, cover letter and a response to the Key Selection Criteria, as listed in the position description. For further information about this position, contact Professor Emma Sherry, Department Chair, Department of Management and Marketing on +61 9214 4802 or via email at

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

If you are experiencing technical difficulties with your application, please contact the Recruitment team on

Agency enquiries will not be accepted for this position.

Swinburne is a large and culturally diverse organisation. We are proud to be recognised by the Workplace Gender Equality Agency as an Employer of Choice for women for 10 years in a row and of key initiatives such as our Pride@Swinburne Strategic Action Plan and our Reconciliation Action Plan. Equity and diversity are integral to our 2025 vision to be a world class university creating social and economic impact through science, technology and innovation.

Applications close at 5pm on 15 March 2020

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