Lecturer in Mathematics, Statistics or Data Science

Brisbane, Australia
$93,985.59 - $111,607.58
02 Nov 2018
End of advertisement period
02 Dec 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

School of Mathematics and Physics 

The University of Queensland is recognised nationally and internationally for its research programs across a broad area of mathematics and statistics, and is the leading provider of tertiary mathematics education in Queensland. The School of Mathematics and Physics hosts several research centres and is an active partner in a number of multidisciplinary research groups both within and external to the University. Our staff are recognised internationally for their active and dynamic research programs across a wide range of areas in mathematics and statistics.

The University of Queensland is one of the top three universities in Australia, measured by the quality of its comprehensive range of research fields. In addition to providing excellent potential for interdisciplinary research, the University is located in the vibrant riverfront city of Brisbane, whose sub-tropical climate, cultural diversity, and proximity to coastal regions make it an attractive environment in which to live.

The role

We are seeking a mathematician with a research program and teaching expertise in any area of mathematics, statistics or data science to join our School and contribute significantly to our research and teaching efforts. Other duties include supervision of postgraduate and honours students, as well as administrative, outreach and other activities associated with the School.

The person

Applicants will possess a PhD or equivalent in mathematics, statistics, data science or a closely related discipline, with an established record of outstanding original research commensurate with career stage.  Candidates will be expected to demonstrate how their research complements and supplements the School’s current research strengths.  In addition, successful appointees will have high-quality teaching experience at undergraduate and postgraduate levels, with the ability to effectively develop, lecture and coordinate mathematics, statistics or data science courses, including service courses. Demonstrated supervisory experience of undergraduate and postgraduate students is desirable.

The University of Queensland values diversity and inclusion. Applications are particularly encouraged from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples. Applications are also particularly encouraged from women. This role is a full-time position; however flexible working arrangements may be negotiated.


This is a full-time, continuing appointment at Academic Level B. The remuneration package will be in the range:

Academic Level B - $93,985.59 - $111,607.58 p.a., plus employer superannuation contributions of up to 17% (total package will be in the range $109,963.14 – 130,580.87 p.a.).

Position Description

Download File Position Description - Lecturer Maths Statistics or Data Science - SMP.pdf


To discuss this role please contact Associate Professor Tony Roberts on +61 7 3365 3263 or apr@maths.uq.edu.au.

To submit an application for this role, use the Apply button below. All applicants must supply the following documents: Cover letter, Resume and Selection Criteria responses. Applicants should address how their research complements and supplements our current research strengths.

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