Lecturer/Senior Lecturer/Associate Professor in Business Analytics

Christchurch, New Zealand
07 Nov 2018
End of advertisement period
26 Nov 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Department of Accounting and Information Systems

UC Business School, Christchurch, New Zealand

  • Full-time (1.0 FTE)
  • Continuing (i.e. permanent) position

What You Will Do

The UC Business School / Department of Accounting and Information Systems invites applications for a continuing/tenured position of Lecturer/Senior Lecturer/Associate Professor (equivalent to Assistant Professor/ Seasoned Assistant Professor/ Associate Professor). Candidates with a specialisation in business analytics/ business intelligence, big data, data management and their application are invited to apply.

The position will involve teaching at both the undergraduate and postgraduate level, undertaking postgraduate research supervision, contributing actively and positively to the research profile of the Department and School and to administrative activities.

Who You Are

Candidates should have a completed PhD, or be close to obtaining a PhD in Information Systems (or an equivalent subject) by the post start date. He/she should be able to demonstrate very good written and oral communication skills.  Successful candidates for the position of lecturer should have the potential to publish in high-quality, internationally recognized academic journals. Candidates for the position of senior lecturer should have a proven record of publications in such journals. A successful candidate at the associate professor level is expected to have a strong publication record, be experienced in supervising postgraduate research students.

Candidates with a specialisation in business analytics/ business intelligence, big data, data management and their applications are invited to apply; they will have an opportunity to contribute to a growing program in business/data analytics and the development of new courses to support this program.

All candidates should have good teaching skills and a commitment to quality teaching delivery; and be able and willing to contribute to School / College and professional service activities. Candidates with experience in teaching larger undergraduate classes are particularly encouraged to apply.

Who You Will Work With

The Department of Accounting and Information is one of four departments in the UC Business School, which is one of New Zealand’s leading business schools; we are AACSB, AMBA, CAANZ, CPA Australia and CFA and PRMIA accredited. The Department comprises about 20 highly motivated, enthusiastic, and knowledgeable staff. They perform cutting-edge research, engaging in broader scholarship, and carrying out curriculum design and evaluation work, alongside their teaching. The Department and School provide a collegial environment, and academic staff have access to generous internal research funding, sabbatical leave, and the world-renowned Erskine fellowship program.

For more information about our team, please visit us - Department of Accounting and Information Systems

Why UC

The University of Canterbury is committed to promoting a world-class learning environment through research and teaching excellence, and has a vision statement of “People Prepared to Make a Difference”.  You will have the opportunity to work alongside members of a diverse academic community and enrich your own professional and personal development.

Located in Christchurch, Aotearoa New Zealand, the University of Canterbury (Te Whare Wānanga o Waitaha) (UC) offers world-class research, inspirational teaching, modern facilities and a vibrant campus environment. The Canterbury Region is a magnet for growth and innovation; it is Aotearoa New Zealand’s fastest growing regional economy and is rapidly transforming its economic base to meet the future needs of business. Canterbury is home to some of Aotearoa New Zealand’s most innovative businesses, including high-tech producers and manufacturers, global exporters, and specialised professional services and tourism providers. Within this setting, UC has embarked on a period of renewal and regeneration to create a strong and sustainable tertiary institution. UC’s extensive capital works programme is transforming campus spaces into a learning environment that is innovative and engaging, and one that will continue to support 21st century research-intensive higher education.

New Zealand Trade & Enterprise has described Canterbury as an incubator for those with big aspirations. With its picture-perfect scenery, numerous parks, outdoor recreational activities, and first-rate health and educational facilities, the Canterbury region offers unmatched quality of life.

For information about the range of benefits that UC offers including flexible work practices, study opportunities and generous superannuation and leave provisions, please visit us: http://www.canterbury.ac.nz/joinus  

The closing date for this position is: Monday, 26th November 2018 (midnight, NZ time)

How You Apply

Applications for this position should include a cover letter, a resumé (CV) and any additional attachments combined into one document and submitted through the online application process. Please apply directly online at http://www.canterbury.ac.nz/joinus

Unfortunately we do not accept applications by email; however we are happy to answer your queries in relation to the application process, please forward these to, Michelle Davies, michelle.davies@canterbury.ac.nz, Recruitment Coordinator.

For further information about this role please contact Head of Department / Associate Professor Annette Mills, annette.mills@canterbury.ac.nz). 

The University of Canterbury is an EEO employer and actively seeks to meet its obligation under the Treaty of Waitangi.