Professor in Information Systems Management

Melbourne, Australia
16 Jun 2019
End of advertisement period
15 Jul 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

Work type: Continuing
Location: Parkville
Division/Faculty: Melbourne School of Engineering
Department/School: School of Computing and Information Systems
Salary: $195,618 (Level E)
Role & Superannuation rate: Academic - 17% superannuation

The Opportunity

We seek an outstanding academic leader as the Professor in Information Systems Management (ISM). Your expertise will make a significant contribution in leading the ISM discipline within the School of Computing and Information Systems (CIS). As an established leader, you will have a distinguished scholarly research record and a renowned reputation in the field. Your role will ensure research, teaching, and engagement activities within this discipline excel, mentor and sponsor staff to develop them and grow their careers in the discipline of ISM. As a leader within CIS you will demonstrate research excellence, provide leadership in the field amongst national and international peers, and represent the University at public forums.

Please refer to the Candidate Information brochure for further information about the position, CIS and the University of Melbourne.

Your Profile

You are an established Professor with demonstrated examples of successfully obtaining competitive research grants and experience in establishing and building high performing research teams whilst delivering excellent research outcomes.

You will bring with you your passion for information systems management. You are innovative and have ground breaking ideas to explore, as well as established contacts within the field. 

With your outstanding communication skills and your commitment and dedication to your work, you will help drive outcomes within your team. You are collaborative and seek out all opportunities to enhance your work through partnerships with end users, industry partners, clinicians and of course, our donors.

How to Apply

Please DO NOT apply via the University website. The Melbourne School of Engineering will be supported in the recruitment of this role by the executive search firm Perrett Laver. To apply for this position, please go to and quote reference 4136. Or alternatively, please contact Jason Sze at or call on +61 2 8354 4003.

What we offer you

Apart from competitive salaries, our benefits are aimed at recognising and rewarding the contributions you make, including complete flexibility, whatever that may mean for you. Many of our benefit programs and onsite amenities are aimed at supporting you - including generous leave, child care subsidies, discounted parking, medical and health care. We also offer extensive opportunities for personal and professional development, as well as supporting you in doing what you love.

About the School of Computing and Information Systems (CIS)

We are international research leaders and are focused on delivering impact and making a real difference in three key areas: data and knowledge, platforms and systems, and people and organisations. In Computer Science, the School was ranked number 1 in Australia and 14th in the world in the 2018 QS World University Ranking exercise. At the School of Computing and Information Systems, you'll find smart people, big problems, and plenty of opportunities to make a real difference in the world

About Melbourne School of Engineering (MSE)

At MSE, we are committed to excellence. We are transforming our engineering and IT teaching as well as research at the University of Melbourne, guided by MSE 2025, our ten-year strategic plan. With an expected investment of $1 billion in people and infrastructure, we are creating the entrepreneurial leaders and technology of the future — the people and things that will drive innovation and productivity to make a sustainable impact on the world in which we live. It’s an incredibly exciting time to be joining MSE.

About The University of Melbourne

The University of Melbourne is consistently ranked among the leading universities in the world, at number 1 in Australia and number 32 in the world (Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2017-2018). We are globally engaged, comprehensive, research-intensive, and committed to respond to the major social, economic and environmental challenges of our time.

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The University of Melbourne and MSE are strongly committed to supporting diversity and flexibility in the workplace. Applications for part-time or other flexible working arrangements will be welcomed and will be fully considered subject to meeting the inherent requirements of the position.

Applications close: 15 Jul 2019 11:55 PM AUS Eastern Standard Time