Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Statistics



REF. 9858

***Please note that the closing date for applications has passed***

Salary Level: Lecturer: A$91K - A$108K per year; Senior Lecturer: A$111K - A$128K per year (plus 17% employer superannuation plus leave loading). 

Applications are invited for Lecturer/Senior Lecturer position in the Department of Statistics within the School of Mathematics and Statistics.  Successful candidates for this position will have a research doctorate in statistics, probability and stochastic processes, or a related area; success in conducting high quality research in statistics; evidence of effective teaching or an aptitude and willingness to teach, including service teaching; and excellent written and oral communication skills. Preference may be given to candidates with research and teaching abilities in probability and stochastic processes, including financial mathematics and statistics.


The School of Mathematics and Statistics at UNSW Australia is the largest in Australia and is a major centre of research in the mathematical sciences.  The School has notable strengths in fundamental research right through to cutting edge applications.  Its teaching and research activities are carried out in three departments:  Applied Mathematics, Pure Mathematics and Statistics with activities ranging across a multitude of areas including applications in finance, medicine and environmental science.

The Department of Statistics has a vigorous postgraduate research program and an outstanding record in attracting external research support.  It also operates an extensive visitors program for fostering research collaboration.  Its academic staff members provide specialist teaching in Statistics in all undergraduate levels (including honours) and in course work masters programs. 

This is a full-time fixed-term position for 3 years.

An applicant may be required to undergo pre-employment checks prior to appointment to this role.

Applicants should address the selection criteria found within the position description, in their online application.

For further information about the position, please contact Professor Bruce Henry, Head, School of Mathematics and Statistics, on telephone +61 2 9385 7001 or email: b.henry@unsw.edu.au; or Associate Professor Spiro Penev, Head, Department of Statistics on telephone +61 2 9385 7023 or email s.penev@unsw.edu.au.

Applications close: 21 February 2014

For full details of these positions and application procedure, check the HR website at http://www.jobs.unsw.edu.au/lecturer-senior-lecturer-statistics