Research Fellow in Statistical Data Science

Location
Melbourne, Australia
Posted
04 Apr 2019
End of advertisement period
02 May 2019
Ref
0048095
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Hours
Full Time

Work type: Fixed Term
Location: Parkville
Division/Faculty: Faculty of Science
Department/School: School of Mathematics and Statistics
Salary: $70,600 - $95,800 (Level A)
Role & Superannuation rate: Academic - 9.5% superannuation

The School for Mathematics and Statistics, and its partner the Centre of Excellence for Biosecurity Risk Analysis (CEBRA) are seeking a qualified and enthusiastic Research Fellow to lead cutting-edge research in method development, implementation and analysis of regulatory data.

The position offers a rare opportunity to work in a multi-disciplinary environment amongst statisticians, economists and biologists, while also allowing the development of an individual research agenda. The successful applicant will be exposed to exciting and relevant problems in the area of biosecurity risk analysis, and have the opportunity to not only work on the applied side of these problems, but also be able to use these as motivation for branching out to new areas of methodological development.

To be considered for the position you will have a PhD, or equivalent research higher degree in statistics, or interdisciplinary computational statistics research in ecology or a related area. You will have strong computer programming skills in R and experience in statistical analysis. For further details regarding the selection criteria please see the position description.

This is a full-time fixed-term position for 2 years.

Position Description

Advertised: 04 Apr 2019 12:00 AM AUS Eastern Daylight Time
Applications close: 02 May 2019 11:55 PM AUS Eastern Standard Time