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Lecturer / Senior Lecturer in Business Analytics

Job no: 503304
Work type: full-time
Location: Crawley
Categories: Business

Faculty of Arts, Business, Law and Education

UWA Business School

Department of Management and Organisations

  • Tenurable teaching and research appointment
  • Salary scale: Level B, $98,526 - $116,792 or Level C, $120,444 - $138,713 p.a. plus employer contribution to superannuation of 17%

The University of Western Australia (UWA) is ranked amongst the top 100 universities in the world and a member of the prestigious Australian Group of Eight research-intensive universities.  With an enviable research track record, vibrant campus and working environments, supported by the freedom to ‘innovate and inspire’ there is no better time to join Western Australia’s top University.

About the team

The Department of Management & Organisations is renowned for its research capability in Organisational Behaviour, Human Resources/Employment Relations, International Business & Strategy, and Logistics/Transport & Information Management. It brings together a number of internationally recognized researchers, with a long history of staff holding highly competitive and prestigious Australian Research Council (ARC) Fellowships (Laureate, Future Fellow and Early Career) and Associate Editors for prestigious journals.

This position will be located in UWA Business School’s new Centre for Business Data Analytics. This new multidisciplinary Centre, founded in 2019, aims to be a world-leading centre of excellence in business analytics research and practice.

About the opportunity

As the successful appointee, you will contribute to research, course management, teaching and service in the area of business analytics within the Centre, Department of Management & Organisations and the wider Business School.

It is essential that you have expertise in business analytics research methods and teaching in core business analytics units at the Master’s level. Also essential is a strong interest in the application of business analytics to one or more of the major areas of management, including Logistics/Transportation & Information Management, Organisational Behaviour, Human Resources/Employment Relations, and International Business & Management Strategy. Program development experience is an advantage and evidence of excellence in teaching MBA students will be highly regarded.

You must have a flexible approach to learning and teaching, and the ability to engage in e-learning technologies with a willingness to work effectively with colleagues and industry stakeholders. An ability to supervise higher degree by research students and undertake research and/or knowledge transfer is essential.

To be considered for this role, you will possess:

  • PhD qualification in business analytics or a related discipline
  • Expertise in business analytics and one of the major areas of management
  • A strong research focus with an ability to publish in high quality journals
  • A personal commitment to, and evidence of, high quality teaching
  • A willingness to work effectively with colleagues and industry stakeholders

About the location  

Perth is regularly ranked among the top 10 most liveable cities in the world. In 2017, Perth was ranked the 7th most liveable city in the world by The Economist. The city boasts an average of nine hours of sunshine per day and enjoys 131 perfectly blue-skyed days a year. The UWA campus is beautifully located on the banks of the Swan River with King’s Park just steps away and easy access to the Central Business District. Perth boasts 19 pristine white sand beaches directly on the Indian Ocean as well as two world-class wine regions within a three hour drive: the Swan Valley, one of Australia’s oldest wine regions, and Margaret River, home to over 200 wineries.

Full details of the position responsibilities and the selection criteria are outlined in the position description. In preparing your application, you are asked to demonstrate clearly that you meet the selection criteria. You are encouraged to supply a curriculum vitae and an academic portfolio in support of your application.

Please see the position description prior to applying: Download File Position Description - Lecturer or Senior Lecturer in Business Analytics.pdf

Closing date: Monday, 6 January 2020

This position is open to international applicants.

Application Details: Please apply online via the Apply Now button.

Our commitment to inclusion and diversity

UWA is committed to a diverse workforce. We celebrate inclusion and diversity and believe gender equity is fundamental to achieving our goal of being a top 50 university by 2050.

  • We have child friendly areas on campus, including childcare facilities. Flexible work arrangements, part-time hours and job sharing will all be considered.
  • UWA has been awarded Platinum Employer Status for being a Top Ten Employer for LGBTI Inclusion by the Australian Workplace Equity Index (AWEI -2019).

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