Professor, Statistics and Data Analytics

Melbourne, Australia
18 Oct 2018
End of advertisement period
28 Nov 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
  • Convenient CBD Location
  • Full-Time, continuing position
  • $179,880 + 17% super

Our Organisation

RMIT is a global university of technology, design and enterprise. Our mission is to help shape the world through research, innovation, teaching and engagement, and to create transformative experiences for our students, getting them ready for life and work.

The School of Science is one of RMIT's top-performing research schools, we deliver research that addresses the 'real life questions' essential to Australia's innovation agenda.

In the 2018 QS World University Rankings by Subject, RMIT is 11th in the world (highest ranked in Australia) in Art and Design, and 26th in the world (fourth highest in Australia) in Architecture and the Built Environment. We are also among the world's top 100 universities in Engineering (Civil and Structural; Electrical and Electronic; and Mechanical, Mechanical, Aeronautical and Manufacturing); Accounting and Finance; and Business and Management Studies).

RMIT University is an Athena SWAN member and the College of Science, Engineering and Health is central to driving improvements in gender equality, diversity and inclusion, particularly in the Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics and Medicine (STEMM) disciplines.

The Role & Your Responsibilities

In this role, you will be a Professor; a senior academic and eminent researcher in the field of Statistics and Data Analytics, contributing significantly to teaching and research outputs, building capability of staff and promoting strong academic performance. In addition, you will be required to develop a high-quality and productivity-driven research network across RMIT and with external national and global partners. You will also make a significant contribution to the planning and strategic direction of the School, taking on major academic leadership roles involving participation in various committees within the School, College and University and external to the University, as appropriate.

Skills & Experience Required

As the successful candidate you will demonstrate distinction at the national level and have an internationally recognised research track record within statistics and data analytics. You will also have a proven ability to sustain and grow Research Groups and Centres through the attraction of external funding. Evidence of demonstrated strategic leadership in a large organisational unit or University-wide initiative and effective membership of a management team that developed and achieved shared goals and objectives will be imperative to your success in this role.

To Apply

For further information please contact Asha Rao (Associate Dean, Mathematical Sciences) on +61 3 9925 1843.

Applications close on Wednesday 28th November 2018.

Applicants are requested to separately address the key selection criteria as outlined in the Position Description. This role will require satisfactory confirmation of a Working with Children Check.

RMIT is an equal opportunity employer committed to being a child safe organisation. We are dedicated to attracting, retaining and developing our people regardless of gender identity, ethnicity, sexual orientation, disability and age. Applications are encouraged from all sectors of the community.