Lecturer or Senior Lecturer in Department of Information Systems and Analytics

Melbourne, Australia
$104,619 - 146,683 + 17% Superannuation
18 Sep 2023
End of advertisement period
31 Oct 2023
Contract Type
Full Time
  • Based at our Melbourne, Burwood Campus
  • 6 X Full-time and continuing positions
  • Level B $104,619 - $123,739 or Level C $127,561 – 146,683 + 17% Superannuation (pro rata part time)

Founded in 1974, Deakin is a public university in Victoria with 61,000 students across five campuses: Melbourne Burwood, Geelong Waurn Ponds, Geelong Waterfront, Warrnambool, and the online Campus. We are a progressive and open-minded university, with the highest student satisfaction in Victoria and consistently ranked in the top 1% of the world’s universities. 

The Lecturer/Senior Lecturer will play a major role to achieve the Department’s strategic plan; contribute to the Department’s teaching across all levels, enhancing the standing of the faculty’s courses; undertake research and publish in high quality national and international journals and make strong contribution to the Department’s research agenda and in enhancing disciplinary profile. They will actively participate in and secure external research funding; foster relationships with research, industry, community, government and professional partners including higher education institutions; and enhance the scholarly reputation of the University.

Your key responsibilities will include:

Education and Employability

  • Maintaining deep discipline knowledge which is applied to inform unit design
  • Assisting in the integration of industry and research practice to inform unit/course design and teaching practices Participate in teaching teams to develop courses and materials and collaborate to produce innovation in curriculum design
  • Delivering learner-centric, research-informed teaching practices across different levels/modes of delivery
  • Leading the integration of industry and research practice to inform unit/course design and teaching practices across the discipline within the Department
  • Leading teaching teams to develop courses and materials and innovation in curriculum design which influence teaching for the discipline or across multiple disciplines
  • Delivering learner-centric, research-informed teaching practices across different levels/modes of delivery

Research and Innovation

  • Initiating, designing, and conducting high-quality research activities generating high-impact outputs
  • Widely communicating research outputs to discipline(s), other sectors, and the community, nationally and internationally, ensuring impact in the field and the community
  • Attaining sustained national and building international reputation as an emerging world leader, based on a significant and growing focused body of work, recognised for quality, excellence and impact
  • Developing and increasingly lead intra- and inter-disciplinary research collaborations, to enable the creation of knowledge and understanding and solutions to complex problems
  • Department and University Citizenship and Engagement
  • Assist/contribute to the implementation of local citizenship activities and contribute to effectiveness as an influencer
  • Contributing to the implementation of specific aspects of the University’s strategic agenda

Key selection criteria for this role:

Qualifications and experience

  • PhD in Information Systems, Business Analytics, or a closely related discipline
  • PhD/FPM candidates expecting to submit their dissertation by mid-2024 are encouraged to apply
  • Nationally and internationally recognised research reputation underpinned by publications in quality journals such as the FT50 list, ABDC A* journals, AIS Basket journals and the UTD journal list
  • Expertise in at least two of the following areas of research specialisation within the Department: information systems; business analytics; business analytics and decision-making; machine learning; digital innovation, transformation and disruption; digitally-enabled globalisation; digital entrepreneurship; IT and business value; digital health; artificial intelligence and the future of work
  • Success in obtaining external research grants
  • Expertise in at least three of the following areas of teaching focus within the Department: business analytics; information systems; artificial intelligence for business; digital transformation; machine learning; data science; cyber security; enterprise systems; project management
  • Excellent record of scholarly learning and teaching in UG and/or PG programs, including innovative curriculum design and research supervision
  • Demonstrated capacity and passion for leadership of teaching, research and/or administration
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and a proven ability to establish good working relationships with colleagues
  • Positive engagement with research, community, industry and government to enhance the national standing of the discipline.

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

Download File Position Description - Level B - DISBA - Sept 2023.pdfDownload File Position Description - Level C - DISBA - Sept 2023.pdf

Applications for this position close on 31st of Oct at 11.55pm. Please outline the desired level you wish to apply for in your cover letter.


  • Working with Children's Check
  • Occasional interstate or overseas travel may be required and regular travel within Victoria will be required
  • May be required to teach from other campuses in addition to home campus

Please submit your updated resume, a short cover letter and responses to the Key Selection Criteria.

For a confidential discussion regarding this position, please contact Rajeev Sharma (Head of Department, Information Systems and Business Analytics) on r.sharma@deakin.edu.au.

Are You Ready?

Deakin is a Victorian university with a global impact. We are an agile, dynamic, and innovative university committed to making a positive impact through our excellence in education, research and innovation and the contributions we make to the wider community.

We understand that our reputation has been built on the dedication and expertise of our staff and we offer a dynamic and diverse working environment with opportunities to grow and develop careers. We believe that a progressive, thriving culture will ensure that people choose to come, and stay at Deakin and contribute to our ongoing success.

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.