Academic Positions in Marketing


About the Organisation
Founded in 1853, the University of Melbourne is Australia’s #1 university and is consistently ranked amongst the leading universities in the world. We are proud of our people, our commitment to research and teaching excellence, and our global engagement.

The Marketing discipline in the Department of Management and Marketing (Faculty of Business and Economics) is ranked #30 worldwide in the UT Dallas rankings based on productivity 2020-2023. The faculty members in the marketing discipline publish regularly in top Business and Marketing journals (e.g., Journal of Marketing, Journal of Marketing Research, Journal of Consumer Research, International Journal of Research in Marketing), and serve on the editorial boards of many of these journals. The Department has strong undergraduate and postgraduate programs and an established five-year PhD program. The Department has an active research seminar series and is regularly visited by many domestic and international scholars. The Faculty of Business and Economics provides strong research support in the forms of research grants, visiting scholar schemes, and a generous annual budget for research-related travels.

About the Roles
The Department of Management and Marketing at the University of Melbourne invites applications for tenure-track faculty positions at the levels of Assistant or Associate Professors in Marketing (Australian Classification Lecturer to Associate Professor). In this cycle of recruitment, we are primarily looking for candidates who have had strong quantitative training and published/are working on substantive areas of Marketing such as Digital Marketing and Marketing Strategy. Junior appointees will need to have completed a Ph.D. in Marketing or be close to completion and are expected to demonstrate the capability to publish in esteemed refereed journals. Senior appointees will have an outstanding track record in leadership, research, teaching, industry engagement, supervision of research students and mentoring of colleagues. All appointees will be expected to contribute to the collegial and intellectual life of the Department and their academic disciplines. They will develop and teach into the Department’s Master of Digital Marketing and/or the quantitative subjects offered in our undergraduate, postgraduate, and doctoral programs. 

Benefits of Working at the University of Melbourne
In addition to having the opportunity to grow and be challenged, and to be part of a vibrant campus life, our people enjoy a range of rewarding benefits:

  • Flexible working arrangements and generous personal, parental, and cultural leave
  • Competitive remuneration commensurate with standing, 17% superannuation (pension) contributions, salary packaging and leave loading
  • Free and subsidised health and wellbeing services, and access to fitness and cultural clubs
  • Discounts on a wide range of products and services
  • Career development opportunities and 25% off graduate courses for staff and their immediate families
  • Professional development opportunities including a University-wide Academic Women in Leadership Program and a Faculty-wide Academic Women in Leadership Program
  • Relocation support (where applicable)

The Department and the Faculty provide:

  • Access to specialist centres in a dynamic research environment
  • Excellent resources to support collaboration within and outside the University
  • Professional development opportunities among world class academics

Be Yourself
At UoM, we value the unique backgrounds, experiences and contributions that each person brings to our community, and we encourage and celebrate diversity. Indigenous Australians, those identifying as LGBTQIA+, females, people of all ages and culturally diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply for our roles. Our aim is to create a workforce that reflects the community in which we live.

Join Us!
To apply, please visit the link below for position description and selection criteria.

Online applications should only be submitted via the University’s careers page. Contact the Head of Department, Professor Jill Lei at [email protected], for further information.

Applications are open until March 10 2023, with flexible start dates.