[AISWorld] Professor of Information Systems and Head of Department, Auckland University of Technology, New Zealand

Angsana T. angsana.t at gmail.com
Thu Mar 10 20:22:47 EST 2016

*** Apologies for re-posting. This new post has the link to apply for the
position at the bottom of the message ***

*Auckland University of Technology (AUT) Business School Professor of
Business Information Systems With potential Head of Department secondment*

Applications are invited from suitably qualified academics interested in
the role of professor of Business Information Systems at *The* *Auckland
University of Technology Business School*. A suitable candidate will also
be one who wishes to take up a three year secondment to the Head of the
Business Information Systems Department.

The AUT Business School is particularly interested in high quality and
enthusiastic academics who can lead others and work collaboratively to
mobilise opportunities and deliver high quality programmes of teaching and
research that connect with the broader business community and professions.
Applicants are expected to have a strong record of scholarly research
outputs that make an exemplary contribution to research in the Business
Information Systems discipline and an appreciation of a broad range of
research topics and methods. An internationally recognised research profile
is required as evidenced by publications and other research outputs in
highly regarded international journals. It is essential that applicants
have significant experience in teaching undergraduate and postgraduate
courses to business students, successfully supervising PhD theses,
mentoring students and colleagues and, pro-actively engaging in relevant
academic leadership or service to the profession.

The head of department is expected to provide leadership to further enhance
the department’s excellence in research, teaching and engagements with
appropriate stakeholders. Applicants should have a proven record of
transparent and successful strategic planning with the ability to
effectively engage department members, others in the faculty, university
and beyond. Applicants should have the ability to engender trust and
respect as well as to motivate staff to achieve shared goals.

The Department of Business Information Systems has an established PhD
programme, Masters’ degree specialisation, and a major in the AUT Bachelor
of Business. The Department consists of a small but dynamic group of
academics who are passionate about research, teaching and contributing to
academic scholarship in the discipline. We actively engage in broad areas
of research related to social and organisational aspects of IT (at
individual, organisational and societal levels). There is another element
of the department’s research, albeit comparatively smaller, into operations
and supply chain management.

AUT Business School is AACSB accredited. Located in the city centre of New
Zealand’s commercial capital and largest city, Auckland, AUT Business
School graduates thrive in the changing world, readied through an
authentic, practice-based learning environment. Partnerships with business
are systemic across the AUT Business School providing opportunities for our
stakeholders locally and internationally.  Expert staff and research
students create knowledge that matters to academe, business and society.

Information about AUT University can be found at www.aut.ac.nz and about
the AUT Business School at www.aut.ac.nz/study-at-aut/study-areas/business,
and about the Department of Business Information Systems at

Enquiries of an academic nature can be directed to Associate Professor
Angsana Techatassanasoontorn, Acting Head of Department, Faculty of
Business, Economics and Law, Auckland University of Technology
angsana at aut.ac.nz . More general enquiries can be directed to Mark Porath,
Managing Director, Porath Executive Search, mark at porathsearch.com phone (+64)
21 2712950


Link to the position:


*Closing date for applications is 6 May 2016.*

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