Associate Professor in Marketing

Updated: 3 months ago
Location: Joondalup, WESTERN AUSTRALIA
Job Type: FullTime
Deadline: 4 Oct 2023 - 00:00 (UTC)

8 Sep 2023
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Research Field

Management sciences
Researcher Profile

Recognised Researcher (R2)
First Stage Researcher (R1)

Application Deadline

4 Oct 2023 - 00:00 (UTC)
Type of Contract

Job Status

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Not funded by an EU programme
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Offer Description
  • $154,492 – $169,855 PER ANNUM (ALEVD)


Edith Cowan University (ECU) is a leading multi-campus university in Western Australia serving communities nationally and internationally. For 17 years in a row, ECU has achieved a 5 (out of 5 star) star rating for teaching quality in the 2023 Good Universities Guide (GUG). ECU is ranked in the world's Top 100 universities under 50 years old in the 2022 Times Higher Education (THE) Young Universities Rankings, and in the Top 400 THE World University Rankings.

The School of Business and Law is accredited by AACSB International and develops industry-ready graduates through high-quality teaching and learning experiences and engaged applied research. The School offers a comprehensive range of undergraduate and postgraduate coursework, executive education, and research degrees designed to give students relevant theory, practical work experience and critical employability skills.

In 2022, the School’s Business and Economics discipline was ranked in the Top 250 on the THE World University Rankings, an improvement of over 200 places and two bands in just three years. The School is Australia’s ‘top-ranked business school for quality’ in the inaugural Australian Financial Review BOSS Best Business Schools list. 

As part of an exciting expansion plan, the School of Business and Law will move into the $853 million world-class facilities of the landmark ECU City Campus at Yagan Square in the Perth CBD in 2026. This state-of-the-art Business, Law, Creative Industries and Technology Campus will be where innovative and creative thinkers, adaptive learners and global citizens meet to become the leaders of tomorrow. ECU’s CBD campus will bring together streams of teaching and research with unique synergies for growth and development. This is unequivocally the most exciting time of all to join the University as it embarks on this transformational journey.

The Role

The School of Business and Law’s mission is to ‘develop industry-ready graduates through high quality teaching and learning experiences, and engaged, applied research.’ Within the School, the Business Services discipline cluster is seeking to appoint a teaching and research focused Associate Professor in Innovation and Marketing. The successful applicant/s will be expected to design and develop high-quality modern and diverse marketing, entrepreneurship and innovation units that will ensure our students are challenged and graduate industry ready. The Associate Professor will be expected to contribute to curriculum design and teaching across contemporary issues in marketing such as data analytics, digital marketing, innovative product development, social entrepreneurship and sustainability.    

Applicants must have a PhD in Marketing/entrepreneurship/innovation and be teaching and research active with a demonstrable track record of research publications in top-tier journals (ABDC A/A*). Candidates will also need to demonstrate their ability to strive for excellence, with their established and continually growing reputation in the field as well as their innovative and inspiring scholarship approach. The successful applicants will have a flexible attitude and the ability to adapt to any circumstance, by consulting and liaising confidently with senior-level stakeholders. With an ability to champion high level applied research across key strategic partnerships in the entrepreneurship, innovation and marketing disciplines. Demonstrable experience in engaging with external bodies and members of the wider ecosystem, both nationally and internationally, ensuring compliance with numerous frameworks and policies is highly desirable.

As part of the ECU community, the applicant must demonstrate personal attributes that correspond with the University’s Values of Integrity, Respect, Courage, Rational Inquiry and Personal Excellence.

Benefits and Remuneration

This full-time, ongoing position attracts a salary of $154,492– $169,855 (ALEVD) plus 17% University superannuation contribution. 

Visa sponsorship and/or a relocation package may be negotiated for suitably qualified international and interstate candidates.

For information on the benefits of working at ECU, please visit our Employment Opportunities  website.


If you wish to discuss the role and its expectations, you can address your queries to Associate Professor Marie Ryan, Associate Dean Business Services, at .

How to Apply

Please upload your academic CV and a concise expression of interest (maximum five pages) addressing the Selection Criteria.

Closing Date:

Applications close on Wednesday 4 October 2023 at 11:30 PM AWST.

ECU is a diverse and inclusive workplace reflecting the differences in society. Specific strategies and initiatives are in place to address underrepresentation of specific groups. Applications are encouraged from suitably qualified people from all backgrounds. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are strongly encouraged to apply.

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