Professional development at Bond
Bond University provides a number of Learning and Development opportunities for staff to continually enhance their skills. From self-paced online training courses through to leadership development or tertiary qualifications, Bond University is committed to providing staff with opportunities to grow and develop their skills.
Training programs offered include staff induction, compliance training (workplace health and safety, code of conduct, privacy and relevant legislation and bullying and harassment), as well as training on communication skills, performance management and leadership skills, IT skills, academic skills, cultural diversity, time management and assertiveness.
Staff are encouraged to continuously improve the capabilities required for their current appointment, and to also consider development opportunities to assist in preparing them for alternative roles within the University
Benefits at Bond
Along with personal and professional fulfilment, a career at Bond provides a range of tangible benefits:
- Competitive remuneration
- Up to 17.5% employer superannuation contributions
- Up to 18 weeks paid parental leave for eligible staff
- Study Assistance Scheme (eligibility criteria apply)
- Academic promotion
- Professional development leave for academic staff
- Vice Chancellor’s Awards
- Salary packaging
- Use of Library
- Use of Fitness Centre
- Free parking on campus
- Career Development Services
- Corporate discounts on private health insurance
- Bulk-billing Medical Centre
- Westpac and ANZ ATM's on campus
- Discounts via online shop
- Discounted Child Care
Planning to relocate to Queensland from interstate or overseas? Bond can contribute towards, or even cover your travel and relocation expenses incurred if you successfully obtain a position within the University.
Academic promotion at Bond
Academic Promotion is the process by which a Bond University academic (Assistant Professor Level B and above) applies to be promoted to the next level.
At Bond University, there are four (4) streams that form the basis of an application for promotion:
- Research Intensive Stream
- Research Emphasis and Teaching Stream
- Teaching Emphasis and Research Stream
- Teaching Scholarship Stream
Applicants are required to build a strong case for promotion in the relevant stream of application by providing evidence of achievement. The Promotions Policy and Criteria document outline requirements in detail.
There are four (4) headings the criteria fall under:
- Relevant Educational Qualifications
- Research Performance
- Learning and Teaching Performance, and;
- Contribution to the Bond University Community
There is one set of academic promotion round each year. Applications are due around mid-February, and if successful, the effective date for the promotion is July 1st of that year. Applicants are invited to attend a face-to-face interview with the Promotions Committee.
Research at Bond
Equity and diversity
Bond University is committed to fostering diversity and creating an equitable work environment. Bond create this by taking positive steps through University-wide policies and initiatives aimed at eliminating discrimination and barriers to employment for people who are underrepresented in the workforce.
Bond University is an equal opportunity employer. In line with Bond University’s mission and strategic direction, people from diverse backgrounds, women, indigenous and people with a disability are encouraged to apply.