Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology

Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology

Professor, Marketing


Closing in 20 days


  • Full-time , Continuing position

  • Academic Level E + 17% Superannuation

  • Based at the Melbourne CBD campus, but may be required to work and/or be based at other campuses of the University

  • About the Role

    The Professor of Marketing is a senior academic and eminent researcher in the field of Marketing, contributing significantly to teaching and research outputs, building capability of staff and promoting strong academic performance. You may be appointed as Deputy Head of School/Dean for a specific discipline or to provide strategic leadership for learning and teaching or research and scholarship.

    In this role you will make a significant contribution to the planning and strategic direction of the Department and School, both as a mentor and in taking on academic leadership roles involving participation in various committees within the School, College, and University and external to the University, as appropriate. Furthermore, this position is expected to work collaboratively and collegially with fellow academics within teaching, program, and research teams, contributing to the collegial and collaborative environment within the Department.

    For further information about this position please click on the candidate prospectus below.

    Candidate Prospectus – Professor , Marketing

    About You

    To be successful in this position, you'll have:

  • PhD in relevant field

  • Extensive experience in attracting and supervising higher degree by research candidates to maximise research performance.

  • Demonstrated strategic leadership in a large organisational unit or University-wide initiative and effective membership of a management team that developed and achieved shared goals and objectives.

  • Demonstrated ability and willingness to teach online, in global locations, and in multi-cultural environments.

  • Please Note: Appointment to this position is subject to passing a Working with Children and National Police Check.

    About the School of Economics, Finance and Marketing

    The School of Economics, Finance and Marketing has strong research and teaching interests with over 6,000 full time equivalent undergraduate and postgraduate students. The School has 80 full-time experienced and highly qualified academic staff who are complemented by a cohort of offshore staff and part-time specialised staff ensuring relevance of its academic programs.

    As a school we aim to provide practical, relevant, and innovative economics, finance, marketing, blockchain enabled business and social impact programs; research; and industry training and consulting which graduates, employers, industry and university peers acknowledge as amongst the best available in the international marketplace.

    The Marketing Department is a significant group within the School and College. The Department teaches undergraduate and postgraduate programs in Australia, Singapore and online using various teaching modes. The Department also has a strong research profile and an active research culture. Research strengths in the Department include CCT, social marketing, branding, digital marketing and marketing performance.

    Click here for further details about the School.

    To Apply

    Please submit your CV, covering letter and a separate document addressing the Key Selection Criteria for this position by clicking on the ‘ ' link at the top of this page.

    For further information about this position please contact Dr Linda Robinson, Head of Department, Marketing via email linda.robinson [email protected]

    Please find the C andidate Prospectus and Position Description hyperlinked below.

    Position Description – Professor, Marketing

    Candidate Prospectus – Professor, Marketing

    Applications Close:

    15 Oct 2023 11.59 pm

    RMIT is an equal opportunity employer committed to being a child safe organisation. We are dedicated to attracting, retaining and developing our people regardless of gender identity, ethnicity, sexual orientation, disability and age. Applications are encouraged from all sectors of the community and we strongly encourage applications from the Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Isla n der community.

    At RMIT, we are committed to supporting adjustments throughout the recruitment and selection process, as well as during employment. We actively support and encourage people with disability to apply to RMIT. To discuss adjustment requirements, please contact Kassie (Senior Talent Acquisition Advisor), via [email protected] or visit our Careers page for more contact information - https: // www.

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    Job details


    Professor, Marketing


    Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology




    September 19, 2023

    Application deadline

    October 15, 2023

    Job type

    Associate Professor/Professor


    Business and Economics

    About the employer

    The Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology usually known as RMIT University is a research university established in Melbourne, Australia. The university has got a huge campus and has international recognition for providing brilliant vocational and professional education, applied research and other things. Francis Ormond laid the foundation for the university in 1887. It initially began as a night school where courses related to technology, art, and science were offered to students. The university was granted the title of the public university in 1992.
    RMIT University enrols almost 87,000 students every year, including 34,347 international onshore and offshore students. University also earns $54.1 million through their research income.

    The university holds 11th rank in the whole world in the field of art and design subjects. The main campus of RMIT University is in the centre of Melbourne city and has got huge heritage value as the campus is located in the oldest section of the city. Other two campuses of the university in Australia are Bundoora Campus and Brunswick Campus. It also has two regional sites and two campuses in Vietnam and a centre in Spain. Since then the campus has developed to 87 buildings.

    The unique feature of RMIT University is that there are no boundary walls and the whole of the university is spread along with the six city blocks covering a huge area of about 720,000 sqm.

    The strength of the alumni community of RMIT University is more than 437,000 graduates who are currently working across 130 countries. Some of the well-known alumni of the university are Jim Stynes, famous charity worker; James Wan, movie director and writer; Lydia Lassila, Australian winter Olympic gold medalist; Charles Billich, famous Australian artist and Australian animator Felix Colgrave.

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