Macquarie University
February 26, 2023
Offerd Salary:$110,274 - $130,472
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• Salary Package: Level B, Lecturer (equivalent to Assistant Professor) $110,274 - $130,472 plus 17% employer's superannuation and annual leave loading • Appointment Type: Full-time, continuing • Location: Macquarie University (North Ryde)


Macquarie University's growing discipline of Business Analytics seeks a Lecturer (Assistant Professor) in Business Analytics with scholarly expertise in business analytics, operations research, applied statistics and/or information systems.

The position is open to both domestic and international candidates. Visa arrangements can be made for successful international candidates.

To be successful in the role you will make a strong contribution to research and to teaching at both the undergraduate and postgraduate levels. You may also proactively contribute to the efforts of the Department to enhance its reputation with external audiences.

About Us

The Macquarie Business School is an AACSB accredited and highly engaged business school, applying our knowledge to make a positive impact on our stakeholders. Working with our corporate partners, students and alumni, we create and share research that addresses business and societal challenges. We attract independent thinkers from all corners of the globe and draw on our international connections to improve the lives of communities worldwide. Our courses are recognised by key industry bodies.

The Department of Actuarial Studies and Business Analytics is a leading provider of business analytics education in the Australasian region and is one of the first institutions in Australia to offer a bachelor's in Business Analytics since 2015. The Department offered Master of Business Analytics in 2020, which has been ranked #2 in Australia and #51-60 worldwide as per 2022 QS Ranking. Along that, the Department also offers majors in Business Information Systems and Cyber Security Governance.

Macquarie is a university engaged with the real and often complex problems and opportunities that define our lives. Since our foundation 58 years ago, we have aspired to be a different type of university. Over the years, we have grown to become the centre of a vibrant local and global community. We rank amongst the top employers in the Australian Workplace Employers Index, having recently earned a five-star rating in the QS World Rankings with the highest rating for employability. Take a look at the staff benefits on offer.

To Apply

To be considered for this position, please apply online by submitting the following documents:

  • A statement addressing the relevant selection criteria below; and

  • A current curriculum vitae (CV);

  • Selection Criteria

    Level B –Lecturer (Assistant Professor)

  • A PhD (completed or near completion) in business analytics, operations research, information systems or a related business field;

  • A record of quality research publications in respected outlets in business analytics, data science or related fields;

  • Engagement, or a plan for engagement, with the wider community in order to further enhance teaching and or research outcomes;

  • A record of high-quality teaching in business analytics and data science;

  • Experience with R, Python, or other programming languages

  • Strong knowledge of SQL and database management

  • Experience with data visualization tools and platforms (e.g. Tableau, Power BI, Qlik, etc.)

  • An ability to develop new approaches to teaching in business analytics, data science including online and digital approaches to the delivery of coursework programs;

  • Evidence of work as a team player in the delivery of administrative tasks related to teaching and research;

  • Membership of relevant professional organizations is desirable but not essential for the right candidate.

  • Specific Role Enquiries: Associate Professor Babak Abedin, Head of Department - [email protected]

    General Recruitment Enquiries: Letitia Poile, HR Consultant - [email protected]

    Applications Close: Sunday, 26 February 2023 at 11:55pm (AEST)

    If you're already part of the Macquarie Group (MQ University, [email protected], MQ Health, MGSM), you'll need to apply through your employee Workday account. To apply for this job: Login to Workday and go to the Careers App > Find Jobs.

    Applications Close:

    26/02/2023 11:59 PM

    Diversity and Inclusion

    Innovation and ingenuity thrive at Macquarie University when diversity, equity and inclusion take centre stage. At the University, we embrace a culture where diversity of background, experience and perspective are fundamental to our success.

    We do not discriminate on gender identity, age, culture, disability, sexuality, Indigeneity, family and caring responsibilities or religion. See our journey towards leadership in Equity, Diversity and Inclusion in Higher Education.

    Flexible Work

    At Macquarie, we believe by providing flexibility in when, where and how work is done, we can support our staff to manage their personal commitments, while optimising their work performance and contributions to the University. See how we lead in flexible work to enable an outcome focused and inclusive workplace. To learn more about our culture and hiring process, explore our Candidate Resource Hub.

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