Associate Lecturer/Lecturer in Statistical Science

Wollongong, Australia
22 Mar 2019
End of advertisement period
22 Apr 2019
Contract Type
Full Time


  • Permanent/Continuing full-time appointment
  • Two positions available

The School of Mathematics and Applied Statistics (SMAS) is one of the most vibrant and active mathematical sciences communities in Australia, with an exceptional research record in applied statistics through the National institute for Applied Statistics Research Australia (NAISRA).

NIASRA's objective is to achieve excellence in applied statistics research by undertaking high-quality and high-impact research, consulting, and professional education and training. It collaborates extensively with researchers in government and industry and also within UOW on selected projects. It includes research professors Ray Chambers, Noel Cressie, Brian Culllis and David Steel.

The School of Mathematics and Applied Statistics (SMAS) is seeking to appoint two enthusiastic and capable statisticians to undertake academic duties consistent with ongoing Associate Lecture (Level A) or Lecturer (Level B) appointments.

To succeed, you will be a talented and well-qualified statistician with a PhD in statistics. You will have an active research program in an area of statistics compatible with current research interests in the School, excellent teaching credentials and a proven ability to work well in a team environment. Strong potential to achieve research excellence in applied statistics and become an effective teacher are required and a strong desire and ability to contribute to the development in statistics teaching and research, including its role in Data Science and Analytics.

The University is committed to workforce diversity and removing barriers to participation. The University is seeking to increase the representation of women in the academic workforce across science, technology, engineering, mathematics and medical (STEMM) disciplines and encourages suitably qualified candidates to apply.

You will be prompted to respond to the selection criteria as part of the online application process, based on the position description below. You will be able to save your application at any time and submit at a later date if required, you will only be able to do this before the closing date of the position.

For further information about this position, please contact Senior Professor Aidan Sims on + 61 2 4221 5003.

Note: Applications submitted via email will not be considered. All applications must be submitted online via the UOW job portal. For further information please contact

Primary Location: Australia-New South Wales-Wollongong
Employee Status: Permanent/Continuing
Schedule: Full-time
Closing Date: 22/04/2019, 9:59:00 PM
Salary Details: Level A/B: $77,470 - $113,353 + 17% superannuation
Reference Number: 190391
HR Contact: Ugo De Gori
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