Senior Lecturer / Associate Professor / Professor in Information Systems


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Christchurch, CAN 

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Department of Accounting and Information Systems
UC Business School | Te Kura Umanga
University of Canterbury | Te Whare Wānanga o Waitaha
Located in Christchurch, New Zealand | Ōtautahi, Aotearoa


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Āu Mahi | What You Will Do
UC Business School | Te Kura Umanga, University of Canterbury invites applications for a continuing (permanent) position at Senior Lecturer/Associate Professor/Professor level in Information Systems. Persons with experience across a range of Information Systems areas are encouraged to apply. You will:

  • Teach Information Systems courses
  • Conduct scholarly impactful research
  • Engage in service related activities

The role involves actively contributing to the teaching and research profile of the Department of Accounting and Information Systems through the pursuit of a programme of impactful research, high quality teaching at both the undergraduate and postgraduate levels, curriculum development, postgraduate research supervision, engaging with external stakeholders, and contributing to departmental and university service.

Mōu | Who You Are
You will have an academic background and a PhD in Information Systems/Information Management with a scholarly reputation in Information Systems and an aim to make an impact on the local community. All candidates must show strong evidence of teaching ability in the IS discipline and a commitment to quality teaching delivery; and be able and willing to contribute to Department, wider University, and professional service activities. Candidates should be able to demonstrate high-level written and oral communication skills.

Successful candidates for the position of senior lecturer will have a proven record of publications in high-quality, internationally recognised academic journals (e.g. A* ABDC, Q1/Q2 Scimago). Candidates at the Associate Professor/Professor level are expected to demonstrate evidence of academic leadership, successful supervision of doctoral students, a significant and current record of publications in top international journals, curriculum design and delivery, and quality teaching at undergraduate and postgraduate levels.

At the Professoriate level, the successful candidate will be a senior academic with proven strategic leadership, management and development abilities. This appointment offers an opportunity to take on leadership responsibilities at the Department and School level mentoring staff and postgraduate students, engaging in curriculum development, providing research leadership and developing key relationships between academics, departments within the University and with external stakeholders.

UC has a Graduate Profile, which ensures that graduates leave with bicultural competence and confidence; are globally aware; are employable, innovative, and enterprising; and have engaged with their community. As a member of the Department of Accounting and Information Systems, it will be key that you relate strongly to this profile and are committed to creating a positive student experience.

Mahi Ngātahi | Who You Will Work With
Te Kura Umanga | UC Business School is committed to building bicultural capacity within the School, therefore knowledge of tikanga and depth of engagement with te ao Māori, or a willingness to learn, would be an advantage. You will be motivated to promote UC's values which include whanaungatanga - valuing people and their differences; manaakitanga - extending care and empowering others; and tiakitanga - enhancing and nurturing our resources.

The Department of Accounting and Information Systems is one of three departments within the UC Business School. The Department and School provide a collegial and vibrant research environment, and academic staff have access to internal research funding, sabbatical leave, and the world-renowned Erskine teaching fellowship programme. The UC Business School is accredited by AACSB, EQUIS and AMBA and is known nationally and internationally for innovative, student-centric learning and research.

For more information about our team, please visit us at UC Business School.

What we offer
The University is committed to providing an excellent working environment through:

  • relocation support
  • a unique bequest funded endowment (Erskine fund) that supports an extensive visiting Fellowship programme
  • widely accessible sabbatical provision
  • University and Faculty scholarship support for graduate students
  • generous annual leave provisions
  • flexible working arrangements
  • supportive working environment
  • professional development and study opportunities
  • living in a revitalised city - Ōtautahi | Christchurch, Aotearoa New Zealand
  • a unique working environment in a beautiful campus with access to UC facilities such as the recreation centre and Staff club at discounted rates plus onsite cafés and eateries, and more.

For more information on our Benefits, please visit

The salary range for this position is Senior Lecturer (4.05-$124,732) to Professor (7.07-$206,107)


The closing date for this position is: Sunday 5th February 2023 (midnight NZ time)
Please note, applications will be reviewed after the close date.

Pēhea te tono mai | How You Apply
Applications for this position must be submitted on our careers website and should include the following:

  • a cover letter which includes a 2-3 page statement outlining your research interests and goals, teaching experience and philosophy, and your thoughts on how to develop a successful Information Systems team
  • a resume which includes a list of relevant research publications.

We do not accept applications by email, however, we are happy to answer any queries at [email protected]

For further information specifically about the role, please contact: Annette Mills, [email protected]

For overseas applicants, please visit Immigration New Zealand website or the New Zealand Government's official Covid-19 website, to review the latest health and visa requirements for visiting and working in New Zealand. 





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