Lecturer in Business
University of Queensland

  • UQ Business School

  • Join a university ranked in the world’s top 50

  • Fast track your career with our early career academic development program

  • Educate future generations & create an exceptional student experience

  • Based at our St Lucia campus


About UQ


As part of the UQ community, you’ll have the opportunity to work alongside the brightest minds, who have joined us from all over the world, and within an environment where interdisciplinary collaborations are encouraged.


As part of our commitment to research excellence, we are proud to provide our staff with access to world-class facilities and equipment, grant writing support, greater research funding opportunities, and post-fellowship contracts via our UQ Amplify initiative.


At the core of our teaching remains our students, and their experience with us sets a foundation for success far beyond graduation. Not only do we have one of the largest PhD enrolments in Australia, but we have also made a commitment to making education opportunities available for all Queenslanders, regardless of personal, financial, or geographical barriers.


About This Opportunity 


Exciting opportunity for an Associate Lecturer to focus their efforts on leveraging their established record of achievement in teaching and service and engagement within UQ Business School's Master of Business Analytics.


Key responsibilities will include: 


1. Teaching and Learning

  • Assist in the development of new programs and course material in the Master of Business Analytics (MBA) Program, by consulting with program advisors and stakeholders, ensuring courses are engaging, relevant and contemporary.

  • Coordinate and teach online courses and collaborate on educational practice and innovative curriculum design including online learning and student engagement, as well as customising content to meet the needs of a varied student base (including Managers and Executives)

  • Undertake teaching, including collaboration on course coordination, lecturing, tutoring, consultation and the preparation of teaching and assessment materials and marking for the MBA Program

  • Contribute to the creation of a case study portfolio for real world business analytics and data-driven innovation and transformation

  • Collaborate with the faculty learning team and industry partners to create opportunities for Work Integrated Learning (WIL)

  • Maintain and improve the quality of courses as measured through evaluation instruments to meet industry and educational standards.

  • Provide high quality service to students, including academic counselling and advice

  • Understand and apply University Rules relevant to teaching and learning practice.


2. Scholarship of Teaching and Learning

  • Consistently undertake activities that develop a knowledge base of effective MBA Program pedagogical practices.

  • Work with colleagues in the development of quality projects which explore, test, implement and communicate new or improved approaches towards pedagogical practices.

  • Participate in applications for external funding to support projects and activities promoting improved pedagogies.

  • Develop an emerging profile in teaching and the scholarship of teaching and learning.


3. Citizenship and Service

  • Shows leadership of self through collaboration and active participation in priority activities for the MBA program

  • Begin to develop external links by cultivating relationships with industry, government departments, professional bodies and the wider community in the area of business analytics and related topics

  • Engage UQ Business School’s stakeholders by participating in analytics-related conferences, workshops, hackathons, and student events

  • Actively help with establishing an industry partnership model for Master of Business Analytics.

  • Provide support to other academic positions as needed and during absences.

  • Perform a range of administrative functions as required and other duties as reasonably directed by your supervisor.


This is teaching focused position. Further information can be found by viewing UQ’s Criteria for Academic Performance.


This is a part-time (20%), fixed-term position through to December 2023 at Academic Level A.3. The full-time equivalent base salary will be $82,320.76, plus a generous super allowance of up to 17%. The total FTE package will be up to $96,315.29 annually. 


The greater benefits of joining the UQ community are broad:  from being part of a Group of Eight university, to recognition of prior service with other Australian universities, up to 26 weeks of paid parental leave, 17.5% annual leave loading, flexible working arrangements and genuine career progression opportunities via the academic promotions process.


About You  

  • Completion of a PhD in the area of Business Analytics or extensive Industry experience in business analytics

  • National recognition in the business analytics area in industry or academia

  • Ability to review and refine course content and teach at postgraduate level across a variety of settings, including small and large groups.

  • Ability to perform course coordination and participation in the development and continuous innovation of new programs, curriculum design and course material in the discipline area.

  • A growing record of meaningful internal service roles in conjunction with a strong contribution to external activities.   


In addition, the following mandatory requirements apply:

  • Work Rights: You must have unrestricted work rights in Australia for the duration of this appointment to apply. Visa sponsorship is not available for this appointment. 

  • Background Checks: All final applicants for this position may be asked to consent to a criminal record check. Please note that people with criminal records are not automatically barred from applying for this position. Each application will be considered on its merits. 




For more information about this opportunity, please contact Associate Professor Stan Karanasios. For application queries, please contact recruitment@uq.edu.au stating the job reference number (below) in the subject line. 

Want to Apply? 


All applicants must upload the following documents in order for your application to be considered:

  • Resume

  • Cover letter

  • Responses to the ‘About You’ section


Please note that you will be asked to add all documents into the one upload box labelled ‘resume’, which is step one of the application form.

Other Information 


At UQ we know that our greatest strengths come from our diverse mix of colleagues, this is reflected in our ongoing commitment to creating an environment focused on equity, diversity and inclusion.  We ensure that we are always attracting, retaining and promoting colleagues who are representative of the diversity in our broader community, whether that be gender identityLGBTQIA+cultural and/or linguisticAboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander peoples, or people with a disability. Accessibility requirements and/or adjustments can be directed to recruitment@uq.edu.au 


If you are a current employee (including casual staff and HDR scholars) or hold an unpaid/affiliate appointment, please login to your staff Workday account and visit the internal careers board to apply for this opportunity. Please do NOT apply via the external job board.


Applications close 1 August 2023 at 11.00pm AEST (R-28118).

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