Lecturer in Business Analytics
Monash University Department of Econometrics and Business Statistics

Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Business Analytics

Job No.: 613551

Location: Clayton and Caulfield campuses

Employment Type: Full-time 

Duration: Continuing appointment

Remuneration: $99,147 - $117,738 pa Level B / $121,453 - $140,044 pa Level C (plus 17% employer superannuation)

  • Where international collaboration is pursued
  • Work in a friendly and professional team environment
  • Work with world leaders in their discipline

If you're after a rewarding career, Monash University can help make it happen. With leading academics and world-class resources, combined with a ranking in the top 100 universities worldwide, we offer all you need to build a brighter future.

The Opportunity

The Department of Econometrics and Business Statistics, one of seven academic departments in the Monash Business School, comprises approximately 50 academics with particular strengths in data visualisation and analytics, statistics, time series analysis, forecasting, actuarial science, econometric theory and methods, and applied econometrics. 

In the Excellence in Research for Australia assessment conducted by the Australian Research Council in 2018, Monash University received a rank of 5, the highest possible rank, in Econometrics. The Monash Business School is also in the top 10% of institutions in Econometrics as ranked by IDEAS (a Research Papers in Economics service maintained by the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis, USA), meaning that the Department appears among the best institutions in the world.

Business Analytics is a well-established discipline in the Department with a strong statistical foundation, and an emphasis on statistical modelling and data analysis. Our Bachelor of Commerce includes a major in business analytics that is accredited by the Statistical Society of Australia, and we also have a Master of Business Analytics. The department has a high level of engagement with industry practitioners as well as nationally and internationally recognised research activities. We are also closely involved with the open source software movement, including the R foundation, and we have a focus on analytics with a social good.

The department is seeking to appoint a suitably qualified and enthusiastic Lecturer or Senior Lecturer to join our highly motivated team.

As a candidate for the Lecturer position, you will:

  • Have a PhD, or near complete PhD in statistics, machine learning, data science, operational research, or a closely-related discipline
  • An active research interest in at least one of machine learning, statistical computing, data visualisation, computational statistics, data science, or operational research
  • A strong research background with a commitment to publish in top-tier journals
  • Some experience in teaching in a tertiary environment
  • Possess a high level of interpersonal skills

Post PhD applicants are preferred. Applicants with papers accepted for publication or under second review at top-tier journals are strongly encouraged to apply.

As a candidate for the Senior Lecturer position, you will:

  • Have a PhD in statistics, machine learning, data science, operational research, or a closely-related discipline
  • A demonstrated ongoing commitment to research in at least one of machine learning, statistical computing, data visualisation, computational statistics, data science, or operational research
  • Evidence of high-quality scholarly activity, such as publications in the best quality journals in this field
  • A proven commitment to high-quality teaching, including evidence of leadership in teaching
  • An ability to work within inter-disciplinary teams and build networks with external organisations including key industry partners

In addition to Monash University's attractive remuneration and benefits, the business school provides generous research support and access to a range of competitive grants and interdisciplinary research opportunities, as well as support for development and innovation in education and curriculum design.

This role is a full-time position; however, flexible working arrangements may be negotiated.

At Monash University, we are committed to being a Child Safe organisation. This position at the University will require the incumbent to hold a valid Working with Children Check.   

All applicants must supply all the below documents:

  • CV (that includes the names of three referees and contact details)
  • Key Selection Criteria responses
  • A Sample Research Paper 

For instructions on how to apply, please refer to “How to apply for Monash Jobs”.


Professor Rob Hyndman, Econometrics & Business Statistics, Rob.Hyndman@monash.edu

Position Description

Download File Lecturer - Level B

Download File Senior Lecturer - Level C

Closing Date

Wednesday 21 April 2021, 11:55 pm AEST

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