Assistant Professor/Lecturer/Senior Lecturer, Information Systems and/or Business Analytics

Melbourne, Australia
04 Dec 2019
End of advertisement period
12 Jan 2020
Contract Type
Full Time
  • Melbourne, Victoria location
  • Opportunity to join a fast growing Business School ranked in the top 1% of the world

The Department of Information Systems and Business Analytics (DISBA) at Deakin forms part of the Deakin Business School (DBS), which prepares graduates for careers of the future and offers a suite of undergraduate and postgraduate programs and a new PhD Xtra program. The DBS is in the top 1% of business schools globally, holding both AACSB and EQUIS accreditations.

Key research areas within the Department include competitive information, advanced modelling and prediction, business analytics, data visualisation, decision support systems and information governance and security.  Staff within the department have published in some of the leading journals in the discipline, including MIS Quarterly, Information Systems Research, and the Journal of the Association of Information Systems amongst many others.  The group is also a member of the federally funded Data to Decisions Cooperative Research Centre (CRC), and the University’s Centre for Cyber Security Research.

Opportunities now exist for early career academics to join Deakin University as Assistant Professor (Lecturer/Senior Lecturer) to contribute to DISBA’s teaching programs at undergraduate and postgraduate levels and also to undertake and publish research relevant to the Department’s research areas in high quality outlets of national and international reputation.

These are full-time on-going opportunities based at our Melbourne, Burwood campus reporting to the Head of Department.  Salary is in the range of AUD$97,398-AUD$115,199 p.a + 17% superannuation.

International candidates will be offered appropriate relocation and/or immigration support.

Your key responsibilities will include:

  • contribute to the Department’s teaching programs at undergraduate and postgraduate teaching
  • publish high-quality research in journals of national and international reputation
  • contribute to the development of the Department’s research agenda, including a strong performance in Excellence in Research for Australia (ERA)
  • participate in competitive external research funding activities
  • foster relationships with research, community, industry, government and professional partners and with other higher education institutions

To be successful, you’ll have:

  • a PhD in Business Analytics or Information Systems
  • strong expertise in Analytics, Machine Learning or Artificial Intelligence
  • experience in undergraduate and postgraduate teaching and supervision at honours and/or doctoral levels
  • a research profile underpinned by a publications record in high-quality journals
  • some evidence of obtaining competitive external research funding
  • commitment to fostering relationships with research, community, industry, government and professional partners and with other higher education institutions
  • engagement with external bodies to enhance the national and international standing of the discipline

For a copy of the position description, please see below:

Applications for this position close on Sunday, 12th January 2020.

Please ensure to include a cover letter, resume and responses to the Key Selection Criteria in your application.

Are You Ready?

Deakin is one of the new breeds of global universities – agile, dynamic and innovative. We are committed to making a genuine difference in people’s lives through excellence in education and research. As a Victorian university with a global impact, join us and let’s see what we can achieve together. Our people are important to us, and we understand the significance of providing them with a dynamic and diverse working environment, with opportunities to grow and develop their careers. At Deakin, we offer a variety of benefits including a flexible and sustainable working environment, lifestyle benefits and various discounts with our third party suppliers.

We value diversity and aim to build an inclusive environment that champions, embraces and respects differences. We support and encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, and people of all abilities, cultures, sexual orientation, and genders.

We understand that our academic workforce is increasingly diverse, and we recognise academic careers may be placed on hold throughout many life circumstances. Achievement relative to opportunity places more emphasis on the quality, as opposed to the quantity of research outputs. In your application, we strongly encourage you to comment on your achievements relative to opportunity.

Please note, the University will be closed from 21 December 2019 until and including 1 January 2020. During this time our staff will not be available to answer recruitment queries. We look forward to responding to any queries once the University re-opens on 2 January 2020.

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