Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Statistics


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Salary Level:  Lecturer: A$91K - A$108K and Senior Lecturer: A$111K - A$128K per year (plus 17% employer superannuation and 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 these areas; evidence of effective teaching or an aptitude and willingness to teach, including service teaching; and excellent written and oral communication skills.

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 visitor program for fostering research collaboration.  Its academic staff members provide specialist teaching in Statistics at all undergraduate levels (including honours) and in course work masters programs. 

The position is full-time, and available on a convertible tenure track employment, which will include an initial fixed-term period of three years.

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

Applications should be made on-line and should systematically address the selection criteria found in the position description in their online applications.

Enquiries about the position may be directed to 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: 4 April 2014

For information on the School: www.maths.unsw.edu.au.

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