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Professor/Michael J. Crouch Chair

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Work type: Continuing / Full time
Location: Sydney, NSW
Categories: Professor

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UNSW Business School is a leader in business education and research in the Asian region and one of the largest Business Schools in Australia with more than 16,500 students, 500 academic and professional staff and more than 80,000 alumni and partners. The Business School offers a full suite of business degree programs at undergraduate, postgraduate, coursework and research levels, including the AGSM MBA programs and a range of Executive Programs.

About the School of Management

The School of Management at the UNSW Business School, is a multi-disciplinary unit comprising of over 35 academics who are actively engaged in teaching and research in a broad range of organisation and management studies including: Innovation, Entrepreneurship, International Business, Human Resource Management, Industrial Relations, Management, Organisational Behaviour, Organisational Theory, and Strategy. The School aims to provide high quality theoretical and applied knowledge through exemplary research and to prepare its graduates for employment in diverse organisational settings.  For further information on the School please visit

About the role

  • Academic Level E – a competitive salary will be offered
  • Continuing position, 35 hours per week
  • Based at Kensington, Sydney

The Michael Crouch Chair has been set up to promote teaching and research in innovation within UNSW Business School, and has been made possible by the generosity of the Crouch family. The Michael Crouch Innovation Centre at UNSW, established with the support of Michael Crouch and family in 2015, aims to instill entrepreneurial confidence amongst academic staff, students, and alumni.  The appointee will be in the School of Management and will be required to engage in teaching, research, and the promotion of innovation and entrepreneurship activity amongst academic staff and students. 

The role of Michael J. Crouch Chair reports to the Head of School and has no direct reports.

About the successful applicant

To be successful in this role you will have:

  • A PhD in Management or equivalent experience in a related field and a substantial record of exemplary practice and leadership in innovation and/or entrepreneurship.
  • Record of outstanding achievement in providing leadership in a University or professional setting and a record of outstanding contribution within these settings.
  • Capacity and experience to play a leadership role in the development of research, teaching and programs in the innovation/entrepreneurship areas.

To apply, applicants are required to make the following submissions;

  • A cover letter
  • A curriculum vitae
  • A document systematically addressing the selection criteria listed within the position description
  • The details of three referees

Please apply online - applications will not be accepted if sent directly to the contact listed.

Download File Position Description - Michael Crouch Chair Professor - School of Management.docx


Contact details:

To enquire about this position, please contact Professor Andrew Pendleton at

To enquire about the application process, please contact Hayley Randall, Talent Acquisition Consultant at


Applications close: 11:30pm, Sunday 12th January 2020

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