Associate Professor/Professor in Mathematical Sciences
(Level D/E) $147,685 to $189,518 per annum plus an employer contribution of up to 17% superannuation may apply.
Continuing position available from 1 January 2022.
The University of Adelaide is seeking a senior academic to lead the Discipline of Statistics in the School of Mathematical Sciences and contribute to the School's strategic priority of expanding its research and educational offerings in data science, broadly construed.
This is an opportunity for an emerging or current academic leader to join a top-ranked team with ambitious plans for the future. The University of Adelaide received the highest possible rating of research quality in the mathematical sciences overall and in each of its disciplines in the two most recent ERA assessments. It was the only Australian university to receive top ratings for engagement and impact in the mathematical sciences in the 2018 Engagement and Impact Assessment.
The School is committed to pedagogical innovation and is currently working with its Industry Advisory Board to strengthen its external engagement as a strategic priority.
The School is strongly committed to increasing the diversity of its staff and students. We encourage and warmly welcome applications from academics who are able to contribute to the diversity of the School community.
To be successful you will need:
- Record of research excellence in statistics or data science with recent high-quality publications and strong plans for future research.
- Demonstrated ability to win significant research funding.
- Demonstrated ability and broad experience in teaching, with a record of successful curriculum development and pedagogical innovation.
- Ability and willingness to provide leadership and contribute to the strategic direction of the School.
- Commitment to the principles of equity, diversity, and inclusion.
In addition to the above, for appointment to Level E you will also need:
- Demonstrated ability to win significant and sustained research funding.
- Record of academic leadership and contributions to strategic development.
Enjoy an outstanding career environment
The University of Adelaide is a uniquely rewarding workplace. The size, breadth and quality of our education and research programs - including significant industry, government and community collaborations - offers you vast scope and opportunity for a long, fulfilling career.
It also enables us to attract high-calibre people in all facets of our operations, ensuring you will be surrounded by talented colleagues, many world-leading. Our work's cutting-edge nature - not just in your own area, but across virtually the full spectrum of human endeavour - provides a constant source of inspiration.
Our culture is one that welcomes all and embraces diversity consistent with our Staff Values and Behaviour Framework and our Values of integrity, respect, collegiality, excellence and discovery. We firmly believe that our people are our most valuable asset, so we work to grow and diversify the skills, knowledge and capability of all our staff.
We embrace flexibility as a key principle to allow our people to manage the changing demands of work, personal and family life. Flexible working arrangements are on offer for all roles at the University.
In addition, we offer a wide range of attractive staff benefits. These include: salary packaging; flexible work arrangements; high-quality professional development programs and activities; and an on-campus health clinic, gym and other fitness facilities.
Learn more at: adelaide.edu.au/jobs
Your faculty's broader role
The Faculty of Engineering, Computer and Mathematical Sciences is a thriving centre of learning, teaching and research in a vast range of engineering disciplines, computer science - including machine learning, high-level mathematics and architecture, planning and landscape architecture. Many of its academic staff are world leaders in their fields and graduates are highly regarded by employers.
Learn more at: ecms.adelaide.edu.au
If you want to change tomorrow, act today
Click on the link below for a copy of the selection criteria and to apply:
Please ensure you submit a cover letter, resume, and upload a document that includes your responses to all of the selection criteria for the position as contained in the position description or selection criteria document.
Applications close 11:55 pm, 12 August 2021.
For further information
For a confidential discussion regarding this position, contact:
Professor Finnur Lárusson
Interim Head, School of Mathematical Sciences
P: +61 (8) 8313 3528
The University of Adelaide is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. Women and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people who meet the requirements of this position are strongly encouraged to apply.