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Senior Leadership and Early Career Opportunities

To support Deakin Business School's bold new vision and heightened ambitions, we are offering once-in-a-generation opportunities.

We are seeking:

To support our commitment to build capacity for the long-term, we also have the following early career opportunities on offer:

Deakin Business School's mission is to facilitate borderless and personalised education, enabled by innovative digital technologies and informed by high quality research that is relevant to the communities we serve.

In 2015, a re-energised Deakin Business School (DBS) will comprise six new academic departments: Accounting, Economics, Finance, Information Systems & Business Analytics, Management, and Marketing.

Deakin University is honoured to be in the top 3% of universities worldwide across all three of the major international rankings (1). We also take great pride in being number one in Victoria, Australia for student satisfaction.

The Deakin MBA has a 5-Star rating from the Graduate Management Association of Australia. Our flagship MBA and Bachelor of Commerce degrees are both EPAS accredited. Our Department of Economics is ranked in the top 5% globally (RePEc) and our Masters in Sports Management is ranked 3rd in the world (2). Hence, we are well poised to enter the next phase in our evolution and excited by what the future has in store for us.

To support Deakin Business School's bold new vision and heightened ambitions, we are offering a once-in-a-generation opportunity for four transformational and inspiring leaders to become foundation Heads of the Departments of Accounting, Finance, Management and Marketing.  The successful candidates will also be appointed full professors in DBS – and as such, will be outstanding academics, with world-class track records. They will also share a strong desire to lead from the front in implementing transformational change to create a truly stellar business school.  Specifically, we are seeking leaders who are strategic, lead by example and motivate and inspire their colleagues.

For enquiries, full position descriptions and to apply please use the links via the reference numbers above. For more information on the Faculty of Business and Law or the different Departments, please visit deakin.edu.au/business

(1)  Academic Ranking of World Universities, Times Higher Education World University Rankings and QS World University Rankings

(2)  Sport Business International Postgraduate Sports Course Rankings (SBI rankings)


Deakin University enjoys a reputation for being accessible, helpful and friendly. It has a longstanding reputation for its use of cutting-edge information technology while providing highly personalised student experiences. Deakin has a growing international research reputation, ranking in the top 3% of universities globally across the three major rankings.

An ambitious LIVE the future strategic plan has the University focussed on bringing the opportunities of the digital age to deliver brilliant education and world-class innovation and research, while strengthening communities and delighting staff, students and friends.

For more information about the University visit:www.deakin.edu.au

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