Professor/Associate Professor in Business Information Systems

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Sydney, Australia
Dec 12, 2019
End of advertisement period
Feb 03, 2020
Contract Type
Full Time

The University of Sydney Business School

About the opportunity 

The University of Sydney is Australia’s premier University with an outstanding global reputation for academic and research excellence, and employs over 7,500 permanent staff supporting over 70,000 students. The University of Sydney Business School is one of the Asia Pacific region’s premier centres for engaged and innovative business education and research. With a highly international outlook, we have over 523 FTE (full-time equivalent) staff and more than 14,300 students (10,416 EFTSL) from diverse backgrounds enrolled in a comprehensive suite of programs including the high-profile MBA.

Building on our strong alliances with industry, government and the not-for-profit sector, the Business School is pursuing an ambitious strategic direction as a thought-leader in the development of ethical, responsible and sustainable responses to emerging global business challenges. We are housed in a 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.

Founded in 2002, in response to requests from the local business community, the Business School’s Discipline of Business Information Systems has become a vibrant group, internationally recognised for its high-impact research, unorthodox scholarship in the field of digital technology, leadership in business education, and high-profile industry engagement.

We are seeking to appoint a senior academic at the level of Professor or Associate Professor who will:

  • provide research leadership and conduct individual and joint research
  • introduce colleagues to research contacts and research networks
  • foster a collaborative and collegial approach to research
  • actively contribute to the governance of the discipline

With a PhD in Information Systems or a related field, you will have expertise in one or more of the discipline’s major research areas, as well as the ability to develop and maintain strong links with business and industry. You will be able to demonstrate excellence and leadership in teaching, including a track record of successful PhD supervision, and be a leading researcher in your field with publications in highly ranked international journals and success in obtaining competitive research grants.

Term and remuneration

The successful applicants will be offered a full-time continuing position, subject to the completion of a satisfactory probation and confirmation period for new appointees, and will be offered an attractive remuneration package commensurate with the responsibilities of the position and the candidate’s relevant experience and qualifications.

How to apply

All applications must be submitted via the University of Sydney careers website. For more information on the position and how to apply, visit and search by the reference number 2632/1119C.

Closing date: 11.30pm (AEDT) Monday 3 February 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 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, are encouraged.

The University reserves the right not to proceed with any appointment.

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