REF. 9859

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 two Lecturer or Senior Lecturer positions in the Department of Applied Mathematics within the School of Mathematics and Statistics.  To be successful in either of these positions, you will have a research doctorate in a relevant mathematical science; success in conducting high quality research in Applied Mathematics; evidence of effective teaching, including service teaching; and excellent written and oral communication skills.  Preference maybe given to candidates whose expertise compliments the research strengths of the Department and with recognised lecturing experience in areas that overlap with the Department’s higher year courses.  The Department has active research groups in fluid dynamics, nonlinear phenomena, biomathematics, computational mathematics and optimization.

The School of Mathematics and Statistics at UNSW Australia is the largest in Australia and 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 multitude of areas including applications in finance, medicine and environmental science.

The Department of Applied Mathematics 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 Applied Mathematics in all undergraduate levels (including honours) and a major part of the School’s service teaching. 

These are fixed-term positions 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:; or Professor W.K. Schief, Head, Department of Applied Mathematics on telephone +61 2 9385 3131 or email

Applications close: 21 February 2014

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