Associate Professor, Construction Management

at Deakin University

The role

The School of Architecture and Built Environment at Deakin operates at the intersection of art, design, technology and environmental science and through its teaching and learning frameworks, develops and delivers creative professional expertise to inspire innovative and sustainable environments. Reporting to the Head of School, as Associate Professor in Construction Management you will lead research, publication and teaching in the area of construction technology, construction management or construction economics. This is a continuing position based at our picturesque Geelong based Waterfront campus.

To be successful, you'll have:

  • a PhD in Construction Management or a relevant field, or a relevant postgraduate qualification and significant experience in construction management
  • a successful track record of research and publications in an area aligned with the School focus on 'Integral Design Futures', including success in competitive grant applications
  • demonstrated capacity to lead teaching teams and course committees and in developing curricula and resources which reflect an understanding of construction management
  • knowledge of multi-literacies and experience teaching in a technology-enhanced contemporary higher education environment an ability to lead partnerships with professional associations in the field and with other educational institutions and industry

Your key responsibilities will be to:

  • provide intellectual leadership in research, scholarship or creative activity, including emerging recognition as a public intellectual
  • contribute to the leadership of major research projects, including internal and external collaborations
  • providing leadership in teaching and learning, across all levels and modes
  • mentoring early career researchers and supervision, management and timely completion of HDR students
  • representing the University at significant academic, professional and civic forums including community engagement activities


Deakin University is proud to be recognised as an organisation that offers a friendly, supportive and challenging working environment. Our staff are committed to making a genuine difference to people's lives through excellence in education and research.

We acknowledge the importance of providing a dynamic and diverse working environment and offer variety in day-to-day roles as well as professional development opportunities to assist staff to grow and progress their careers.

Deakin University staff have the opportunity to interact with colleagues from a diverse range of cultures and professional backgrounds, all of whom share a common interest in lifelong learning.


We value our staff and understand that they are more than just their jobs, that's why we offer benefits that enhance work life. Some of Deakin's workplace benefits include:

  • 17% superannuation
  • flexible work arrangements
  • discounts with third party suppliers for health insurance, car rentals IT and more

About us

The flexible learning options we provide our students and our diverse team of professionals and academic experts has enabled us to achieve a 5-star rating by the prestigious university ranking organisation Quacquarelli Symonds. For eight consecutive years, we've achieved the highest level of overall student satisfaction among Victorian universities.

We have a network of campuses, learning centres and research centres across Victoria and corporate offices in Melbourne, China, Indonesia, India and Sri Lanka. Our online Cloud campus provides more than 13,000 students with access to state-of-the-art digital tools and direct access to world-renowned academics.

As a Victorian university with a global impact, Deakin is translating its research into commercial outcomes that will help drive innovation for Australia's economy.

Closing Date: Sunday 3 February 2019.

All applications MUST address the Key Selection Criteria and provide a Cover Letter along with their resume outlining their achievements. Contact details For further information please contact Magdaline on 03 9246 8389 or

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*At Deakin we value diversity, embrace difference and nurture a connected, safe and respectful community. We recognise that our academic workforce is increasingly diverse with a variety of backgrounds, experiences and responsibilities. In many cases, academic careers can be put on hold through career breaks or part-time work arrangements to take on caring duties, gain experience in other industries, for medical reasons or other personal circumstances. *

Achievement relative to opportunity places more emphasis on the quality as opposed to the quantity of research outputs. In your application, we encourage you to comment on your achievements relative to opportunity.

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