However, while the RFU have yet to make statement regarding Lancaster’s future, the clamour for his resignation has started to grow.
Jones, in his latest column for the Daily Mail, said: “If England approached me, would I listen to them? Of course I would, but whether the RFU part ways with Stuart Lancaster is a big and difficult decision.
“It’s not the sort of job I’ll go out chasing, but I’d certainly chat to them if they thought I was the right man for the role.”
The 55-year-old former Australia coach, though, conceded that there are a number of “standout contenders” for the job including Dean Richards, Jim Mallinder and Jake White, but said he was “not sure Wayne Smith would be so interested.
Jones, who coached Australia during the 2003 World Cup, added that he would even consider joining up with Sir Clive Woodward, saying: “A double act between Clive and myself would be interesting”.