Deakin University



    May 04, 2023
    May 28, 2023


Job no: 538509
Work type: Full-time
Location: Melbourne – Burwood
Categories: Business

  • Based at our Melbourne, Burwood Campus
  • Full-time and continuing
  • Level B $104,619 – $123,739 + 17% Superannuation

Founded in 1974, Deakin is a public university in Victoria with 61,000 students across five campuses: Melbourne Burwood, Geelong Waurn Ponds, Geelong Waterfront, Warrnambool, and the online Campus. We are a progressive and open-minded university, with the highest student satisfaction in Victoria and consistently ranked in the top 1% of the world’s universities. 

As a Deakin Lecturer you will be actively involved in teaching including making significant contributions to innovative teaching and carrying out activities to maintain, and develop your scholarly research and/or professional activities relevant to the profession or discipline. You will undertake research and publish in quality internationally ranked journals. The appointee will be involved in the research of the Department, participate in external competitive research funding activities. You will be involved in academic and professional service and engagement, industry partnerships and professional activities enhancing the scholarly reputation of the University. Linking into one of the Faculty’s Strategic strengths, including MarTech and marketing for good.

We are looking for a Lecturer with teaching and research experience or interest in: Martech, Retailing, Business marketing, marketing data science/analytics, or strategy.

Your key responsibilities will include:

  • Maintaining deep discipline knowledge which is applied to inform unit design
  • Assist in the integration of industry and research practice to inform unit / course design and teaching practices Participate in teaching teams to develop courses and materials and collaborate to produce innovation in curriculum design
  • Deliver learner-centric, research-informed teaching practices across different levels / modes of delivery  Contribute to review of units and courses and implement refinements
  • Implement creative teaching practices to improve student success and engagement
  • Providing a clear assessment criteria and timely feedback to learners, monitoring and adapting assessment practices to facilitate and improve learning outcomes

 Key selection criteria for this role: 

  • PhD in a relevant discipline.
  • Experience or interest in: Martech, Retailing, Business marketing, marketing data science/analytics, or strategy.
  • Excellent record of scholarly learning and teaching in UG and/or PG programs, including experience in innovative curriculum design
  • Emerging reputation in research and scholarship through publications and/or exhibitions and/or success in obtaining external research funding
  • Ability to make a contribution to community engagement for research and teaching
  • Capacity to contribute to leadership of teaching, research and/or administration

For a copy of the position description, please see below:

Download File Lecturer Level B – Marketing PD.pdf

Applications for this position close on Sunday 28th May.

 Successful applicants will need to comply with vaccination mandates imposed by the relevant state/territory government. Applicants who attend third-party sites to undertake University activities will also be required to comply with any other directions or requirements in place at the third-party location.


  • Occasional interstate or overseas travel may be required and regular travel within Victoria will be required.
  • Working with Children Check (refer to Recruitment Procedure)
  • May be required to teach from other campuses in addition to home campus

Please submit your updated resume, a short cover letter and responses to the Key Selection Criteria. 

For a confidential discussion regarding this position, please contact Michael Polonsky (Head of Department, Marketing) on 03 9244 6968

Are You Ready?

Deakin is a Victorian university with a global impact. We are an agile, dynamic, and innovative university committed to making a positive impact through our excellence in education, research and innovation and the contributions we make to the wider community.

We understand that our reputation has been built on the dedication and expertise of our staff and we offer a dynamic and diverse working environment with opportunities to grow and develop careers. We believe that a progressive, thriving culture will ensure that people choose to come, and stay at Deakin and contribute to our ongoing success.

We value diversity and aim to build an inclusive environment that champions, embraces and respects differences. We support and encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, and people of all abilities, cultures, sexual orientation, and genders.

We understand that our academic workforce is increasingly diverse, and we recognise academic careers may be placed on hold throughout many life circumstances. Achievement relative to opportunity places more emphasis on the quality, as opposed to the quantity of research outputs. In your application, we strongly encourage you to comment on your achievements relative to opportunity.

Advertised: 27 Apr 2023 AUS Eastern Standard Time