Associate Research Fellow/Research Fellow, School of Mathematics and Applied Statistics

Wollongong, Australia
31 May 2019
End of advertisement period
30 Jun 2019
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time


  • Fixed term, full-time appointment (until 30 June 2021)

The Faculty of Engineering and Information Sciences is a research intensive Faculty with extensive teaching operations in Australia, Asia and the Middle East. The National Institute for Applied Statistics Research Australia (NIASRA) is committed to developing and applying innovative statistical methods to industry relevant problems. It undertakes a range of fundamental and contract research, major consulting projects, and professional education in statistical methodology.  

The Centre for Bioinformatics and Biometrics (CBB) within NIASRA is seeking to appoint a motivated applied statistician to provide high level input into the Grains Research and Development Corporation’s (GRDC’s) initiative at UOW which aims to maximise return on investment in grains research by underpinning the GRDC research portfolio with high quality statistical and bioinformatics support and research delivered through meaningful, long term collaborations with researchers and stakeholders.

As a key member of this initiative, you will have the opportunity to undertake collaborative research associated with GRDC funded projects, which address research problems of significance to the Grains Industry of Australia. There will be opportunity for methodological research motivated from the collaborative research.

You will be prompted to respond to the selection criteria as part of the online application process, based on the position description below.

For further information about this position, please contact Dr Ky Mathews on

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 

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.

Primary Location: Australia-New South Wales-Wollongong
Employee Status: Fixed Term
Schedule: Full-time
Closing Date: 30/06/2019, 9:59:00 PM
Salary Details: Level A/B: $77,470 - $113,353 + superannuation
Reference Number: 190805
HR Contact: Ugo De Gori
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