Assistant/Associate Professor – Statistics and Business Analytics

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The Melbourne Business School (MBS) seeks to fill tenure-track Assistant/Associate Professor position(s) in Statistics and Business Analytics. The position is located in the Statistics and Business Analytics cluster, which currently has five full time academic faculty. Members have research strength in Bayesian methodology, econometric modelling, time series modelling and forecasting, financial econometrics, marketing analytics, machine learning techniques, and statistics for medicine and population studies.

Position Description

The Melbourne Business School (MBS) seeks to fill tenure-track Assistant/Associate Professor position(s) in Statistics and Business Analytics. Applicants must have a Ph.D. in econometrics, statistics or data science and must demonstrate a strong track record to publish in top academic journals and achieve excellence in teaching.

Melbourne Business School, affiliated with the University of Melbourne, is a leading graduate business school in Australia and the Asia-Pacific Region. MBS offers MBA, Executive MBA, Master of Marketing, and Master of Business Analytics, and PhD in Business programs, as well as a suite of Executive Education offerings. The School’s full-time MBA program has consistently featured in the Financial Times rankings and was ranked 1st in Australia by The Economist in 2021. The School’s Master of Business Analytics program was ranked 15th globally and is top ranked in the Asia/Pacific region in the QS Business Masters Rankings: Business Analytics in 2021.

The position is located in the Statistics and Business Analytics cluster, which currently has five full time academic faculty. Members have research strength in Bayesian methodology, econometric modelling, time series modelling and forecasting, financial econometrics, marketing analytics, machine learning techniques, and statistics for medicine and population studies. MBS also hosts the Centre for Business Analytics, which is a multi-disciplinary Centre that engages with industry to drive organizational success through evidence-based data-driven decision making. The Centre also manages educational programs such as the Master of Business Analytics program, and provides opportunities for students, faculty and industry leaders to come together to deliver strong academic and industry impact. More information about the current research areas of school can be found on the faculty and research page at https://mbs.edu/faculty-and-research.

The position is located at the school’s main building, at the University of Melbourne’s Carlton campus in inner Melbourne. Flexible working arrangements are available to all staff. The occupant will have an employment contract with Melbourne Business School Limited, and an internationally competitive package will be negotiated with the successful applicant. Employee benefits include a subsidised School gym; health and wellbeing program; year-round social events; NFP salary packaging; and access to world class learning and development programs.

To apply, please complete the application survey online at https://mbsee.au1.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_0qg2ynr9hbG53GC

Application materials should be e-mailed to facultyrecruiting@mbs.edu and include the following items: full CV, a list of publications, a summary of recent teaching including teaching evaluations, and contact information for three referees. Both the survey and application materials must be received to be applications to be complete; the closing date for applications is February 15th, 2023.

The Melbourne Business School is committed to all aspects of equal opportunity, diversity and inclusion in the workplace and to providing all staff, students, contractors and visitors with a safe, respectful and rewarding environment free from all forms of unlawful discrimination, harassment, bullying, vilification and victimisation. The Melbourne Business School makes decisions on employment, promotion, and reward based on merit.

 

Selection Criteria

Essential

·       Ph.D. in econometrics, statistics, data science or related area

·       Demonstrated track record to publish in leading peer-reviewed academic journals

·       Demonstrated record of excellence in teaching in data analysis, statistics or analytics in post-graduate and, particularly, post-experience programs

·       Willingness to work collaboratively and constructively within an academic community, making a range of contributions to the intellectual life of the school

 

Desirable

·       Keen interest in cross disciplinary business research

·       Willingness to supervise research students and apply for competitive research funding

·       Interest in applying cutting-edge statistical methods to the analysis of business and economic data, and possibly in other fields

 

 Key Responsibilities

The successful candidate will be expected to teach into the school’s MBA degrees and the Master of Business Analytics degrees. There may also be opportunities to help develop and teach content to audiences in the school’s executive education program (short courses and custom solutions) as well as the online MBA. The successful applicant will be expected to pursue excellence in teaching and a highly active research agenda. The School stresses quality rather than quantity of research. Therefore, preference is for faculty to publish in internationally recognised top tier journals. MBS has low administration expectations from its junior faculty.

 

About Melbourne Business School

Melbourne Business School (MBS) is affiliated with the University of Melbourne’s Faculty of Business and Economics (https://fbe.unimelb.edu.au/about) and one of the Asia Pacific region’s leading providers of management education as well as executive development. Since offering Australia’s first MBA in 1963, MBS has built a reputation for program excellence and a high-quality learning experience. It is one of two Australian business schools ranked in the Financial Times global top 100 for MBA programs.

MBS has around 40 full time academic faculty, and a strong focus on research excellence. They are all PhD qualified, have taught at some of the world’s leading business schools, publish their research in top academic journals and consult to the world’s leading companies and organisations.

Melbourne Business School, located in the world’s most liveable city, is a values-based organisation with guiding principles of respectfulness, integrity, diversity, collaboration, excellence, accountability and experimentation. It is a dynamic and welcoming place where people are inspired, engaged and challenged - personally and intellectually.

 

About the University of Melbourne

The University of Melbourne is a leading international university with a tradition of excellence in teaching and research. With outstanding performance in international rankings, Melbourne is at the forefront of higher education in the Asia-Pacific region and the world.

Established in 1853, shortly after the founding of Melbourne, the University is located just a few minutes from the centre of this global city. The main Parkville campus is recognised as the hub of Australia’s premier knowledge precinct comprising eight hospitals, many leading research institutes and a wide range of knowledge-based industries.

Further information about Melbourne Business School is available at http://www.mbs.edu/ and information about The University of Melbourne is available at http://www.unimelb.edu.au.

For additional information about MBS and staff please refer to the links below:

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