Professor or Associate Professor in The Future of Work

at Flinders University

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About Flinders University

A dynamic, progressive institution with a well-justified reputation for excellence in teaching and research, Flinders University is seeking to appoint either a Professor or Associate Professor in The Future of Work within the Australian Industrial Transformation Institute.

Flinders’ bold vision, captured by our Strategic Plan Making a Difference: The 2025 Agenda, is to be internationally recognised as a world leader in research, an innovator in contemporary education, and the source of Australia’s most enterprising graduates. We live in an era of remarkable technological innovation, fast change, increasing competition and complexity. In order to flourish within this challenging environment, we have transformed our structure into six Colleges with an absolute focus on student success and exceptional research outcomes. Our talented academic teams are well supported by customer-centric Professional Services staff, who share our commitment to excellence.

About the College of Business, Government and Law

At the College of Business, Government and Law at Flinders University, we are engaged in future-oriented research and teaching.

We are preparing our graduates for jobs that may not yet exist, equipping them with the tools, skills and enterprise to become all they want to be, and ensuring our research informs all our teaching. We seek to develop the critical thinkers and enterprising leaders of tomorrow through innovative education and research that actively engages with industry, government and the community.

Our research complements and informs our teaching and practice. BGL’s research priorities are articulated through three research themes: The Future of Work in the Digital Age; Serious and Organised Crime Prevention and Governance for Policy and Social Justice. BGL hosts three successful research centres: the Australian Industrial Transformation Institute (AITI), the Centre for Crime Policy and Research and the Centre for United States and Asian Policy Studies, which conduct research and provide an effective base for our research students.

About the Position

The Professor/Associate Professor in The Future of Work, who will preferably have a PhD in economics (including labour economics), industrial sociology, industrial geography, management (including human resource management), industrial relations, or organisational psychology, will undertake research in the area of the future of work in the digital age as part of the Australian Industrial Transformation Institute in the College of Business, Government and Law. They will provide research leadership in the design and implementation of a major program of research on the implications of advanced technologies for employment and workplaces involving industry and government partners.

The position will provide leadership and vision under broad direction in one or more of the key areas of research of the College. Particular activities include setting the strategic research goals for the program, expanding the research program through the attraction of external grant and contract income, publishing quality journal articles and establishing its reputation on an international scale in alignment with the strategic directions of the College and University.

The Professor/Associate Professor in The Future of Work will be responsible for strengthening research collaborations externally and internally, helping form research teams including within the college and play a key role in the recruitment and quality supervision of higher degree research students. In addition, the position will be required to provide mentoring, leadership and direction to staff and students in relation to research plans, developing successful research track records in strategic areas of research and providing feedback on individual grant applications and publications.

Please note: Pursuant to the Children’s Protection Act 1993 (SA) this position has been deemed prescribed. It is an inherent requirement of the position that the successful candidate maintains a current Child Related Employment Screening which is satisfactory to the University.

 Available on a continuing, full-time basis

 Salary: Level D $139,122 to $153,269 pa OR Level E $179,207 pa

 Plus 17% employer superannuation

 Applications close: Thursday, 6 June 2019 11am

Please indicate the level of the position for which you are applying when submitting an application.

We are seeking to increase the diversity to improve equal opportunity outcomes for employees, and therefore we encourage female applicants, people with a disability and/or people from Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander descent to apply.

How to Apply

Full details including how to apply on-line can be found at our Jobs@Flinders website: text

How to Apply for this job

How to Apply Full details including how to apply on-line can be found at our Jobs@Flinders website:

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