Associate/Full Professor in Operations Management (1 position)

The Melbourne Business School (MBS) is seeking to appoint one new faculty member in the field of Operations Management for the position of Professor or Associate Professor. We will also consider individuals with at least five years of academic experience for the position of Assistant Professor, but preference will be given to candidates eligible for the rank of Associate Professor or Professor. The position will be a full-time appointment involving research, teaching, and administrative responsibilities, and would be either tenured or tenure-track depending on the applicant’s qualifications.

MBS ( is an internationally-ranked graduate business school based in Melbourne Australia.  The school is jointly owned by the University of Melbourne and a ‘not-for-profit’ trust, and has delivered the University’s MBA program since 1963.  Across our various postgraduate business programs, the school has approximately 690 enrolled students, and its premier product, the fulltime MBA program, has consistently been ranked in the top 3 in Australia by the Economist magazine  and is ranked  87th globally by the Financial Times in 2016.  The school also prides itself on its publication record in top international journals and offers a first-rate research environment with globally competitive research support.  The school’s executive education programs are also very active and, in 2016, were ranked #1 for both customized and open programs in Australia by Financial Times.  The MBS is located in the heart of Melbourne, a city frequently considered the world’s most livable city. Melbourne’s living quality, schools, arts and cultural environment are exceptional.  MBS offers an internationally competitive compensation package, an attractive teaching load, and excellent research and travel support.

Applicants must have a Ph.D., a record of publishing in top academic journals commensurate with the level of appointment sought, and an excellent teaching record. The candidate should have demonstrated ability to teach core courses in operations management in an MBA program. Interest and/or experience in delivering executive education programs, particularly in Business Analytics, are desirable although not necessary. 

Please e-mail applications to Helen Connolly, Manager Faculty Resources at (, and include the following items: CV, teaching evaluations, evidence of research and teaching excellence, and contact information for three references. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.