Associate Professor/Professor of Business Analytics

Adelaide, Australia
21 Jul 2019
End of advertisement period
03 Sep 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

Lead Business Analytics Teaching and Research in a rewarding environment.

An attractive remuneration package will be negotiated at Level D or E including 17% Superannuation.

Continuing position, available immediately.

To enhance our research excellence, the University of Adelaide is investing in new elite academic talent and a new role of Associate Professor/Professor of Business Analytics has been created to provide academic and research leadership in the field within the Business School.

Your outstanding research and discipline knowledge will advance the University’s national and international leadership in the area of Business Analytics.

Your commitment and engagement will promote robust interdisciplinary initiatives and collaborations across the University as well as with our external partners, to enable excellence in teaching along with research outputs that have national and international impact.

As a leader in your field, you will encourage and lead an environment of creativity and innovation, building capacity in Business Analytics research. Engaging with the broader academic, professional and industry community you will share your expertise across the University, promoting and enhancing the national and international profile of the University.

To be successful you will need:

  • A PhD in Finance/Accounting/Marketing/Management plus extensive business analytics experience.
  • An outstanding track record of research with evidence of publications in highly ranked journals across business disciplines.
  • Demonstrated experience in curriculum design and development in business data analytics at University level.
  • Demonstrable experience in engaging with industry, particularly in the business analytics space.
  • A proven track record of excellence in teaching and willingness to teach courses across the business disciplines with a specific interest in big data.

Applicants to Level E will have demonstrated ability across the minimum essential criteria and much greater levels of experience and achievement across the above-listed points.

Please see the role statement for detailed selection criteria

Your division's broader role

The Faculty of the Professions is one of five faculties at the University of Adelaide. It is comprised of a collection of industry focussed Schools and Centres that offers a range of undergraduate and postgraduate degrees and has strong connections with business and industry. It offers a contemporary, intellectually stimulating and rewarding working environment.

The Business School delivers an accredited curriculum in Business and Entrepreneurship and develops the highest quality, interdisciplinary programs of teaching and research.

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Enjoy an outstanding career environment

The University of Adelaide is a uniquely rewarding workplace. The size, breadth and quality of our education and research programs - including significant industry, government and community collaborations - offers you vast scope and opportunity for a long and fulfilling career.

It also enables us to attract high-calibre people in all facets of our operations, ensuring that you will be surrounded by talented colleagues, many world-leading. Our cutting-edge work - not just in business, but across virtually the full spectrum of human endeavour - provides a constant source of inspiration.

Our core values are honesty, respect, fairness, discovery and excellence. Our culture is one that welcomes all and embraces diversity. We are firm believers that our people are our most valuable asset, so we work to grow and diversify the skills of our staff.

In addition, we offer a wide range of attractive staff benefits. These include: salary packaging; flexible work arrangements; high-quality professional development programs and activities; and an on-campus health clinic, gym and other fitness facilities

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If you want to change tomorrow, act today

Click the link to the online application form below and address and upload your responses to all selection criteria in the Role Statement section of the Candidate Booklet.

Applications close 11:55 pm, 3 September 2019.

For a confidential discussion regarding this position, contact:

Professor Noel Lindsay

Pro Vice Chancellor - Entrepreneurship / Dean of Business - Adelaide Business School

University of Adelaide

P: +61 (8) 8313 5525


The University of Adelaide is an Equal Opportunity employer, Women and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people who meet the requirements of this position are strongly encouraged to apply.

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