First listed on: 11 May 2020

Senior Lecturer/Associate Professor in Entrepreneurship 

  • Opportunity to research, teach and lead engagement in Entrepreneurship and to work in a collaborative and supportive environment
  • Located on the Darlington Campus
  • Full-time continuing, remuneration package: $130K-156K p.a., which includes leave loading and up to 17% superannuation
  • An additional salary supplement may be negotiated with successful applicants; and start up research funds as well as ongoing research support will be available

About the opportunity

We are looking for strong mid-career researcher with genuine ambition for high quality research, excellence in teaching, and a commitment to engagement with stakeholders beyond the University. As the successful applicant, you will join a dynamic and developing group in a highly collaborative and supportive environment.

In this position, you will:

  • contribute to the research strengths of the discipline, through regular publication in top tier international journals and securing research grants
  • develop, teach and coordinate entrepreneurship units of study (i.e. courses) to culturally diverse cohorts of undergraduate, postgraduate and MBA students
  • be academic lead to the School’s Incubator Program, GENESIS (
  • supervise higher degree research students
  • be involved in multidisciplinary collaborations with the Sydney Knowledge Hub and Sydney Incubate, as well as external stakeholders
  • contribute to academic administration.

About you

The University values courage and creativity; openness and engagement; inclusion and diversity; and respect and integrity. As such, we see the importance of recruiting talent aligned to these values and are looking for a Senior Lecturer/Associate Professor in Entrepreneurship who has:

  • a PhD in Entrepreneurship or closely related field
  • demonstrated experience in high quality teaching and development of entrepreneurship courses
  • an active research program in entrepreneurship with proven track record of high-quality refereed publications
  • a track record in engagement with the entrepreneurship community and ability to be the academic lead for the School’s co-curricular entrepreneurship programs
  • the ability to work successfully in a team and a commitment to a collegial approach.

About us

The University of Sydney Business School has an outstanding international reputation in management research, learning, development of resources, and journal publishing and works in close cooperation with industry, government and the not-for-profit sectors. We are situated in a new state-of-the-art learning environment which, in the highly competitive global market for business education, enhances our ability to attract the best and brightest students, staff and researchers from around the world.

The Discipline of Strategy, Innovation and Entrepreneurship is a diverse and inclusive group that is connected and engaged. Driven by ambitious standards of excellence, we produce impactful research and practical, actionable knowledge for business, government and society. In the area of Entrepreneurship we aspire to develop evidence-based research with practice implications that will help to shape the evolution of entrepreneurial ecosystems, improve commercialisation outcomes for inventors and entrepreneurs both inside and outside academia and champion social and Indigenous entrepreneurship to co-create culturally informed solutions to community identified challenges.

The Discipline is home to the Business School’s entrepreneurship programs, GENESIS - a start-up incubator open to all staff, alumni and students, and RARE - a community engaged learning program that connects students with remote, rural and Indigenous social enterprises in Australia and South East Asia.

Since our inception 160 years ago, the University of Sydney has led to improve the world around us. We believe in education for all and that effective leadership makes lives better. These same values are reflected in our approach to diversity and inclusion and underpin our long-term strategy for growth. We’re Australia's first university and have an outstanding global reputation for academic and research excellence. Across our campuses, we employ over 8,100 academic and non-academic staff who support over 73,000 students.

We are undergoing significant transformative change which brings opportunity for innovation, progressive thinking, breaking with convention, challenging the status quo, and improving the world around us.

An employer visa sponsorship may be offered to the successful candidate.

How to apply

For more information on the position and University, please view the job’s listing on the University of Sydney careers website.

All applications must be submitted via the University of Sydney careers website.  Visit and search by the reference number 654/0420C to apply.

Closing date: 11:30pm, Tuesday 9 June 2020

The University of Sydney is committed to diversity and social inclusion. Applications from people of culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds; equity target groups including women, people with disabilities, people who identify as LGBTIQ; and people of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander descent, are encouraged.


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