Lecturer, Statistics

Melbourne, Australia
21 Oct 2019
End of advertisement period
17 Nov 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
  • Convenient Central City Location in Melbourne
  • Full time, continuing position
  • Academic Level B: $96,564 - $114,672 + 17% Super

The Role

You will be encouraged to contribute to the research and teaching efforts of the School, in to the area of Statistics and Analytics. This includes producing high quality research publications and submitting competitive grant applications, supervising research students in postgraduate research programs, as well as teaching into the programs in Statistics and Analytics.

Your Responsibilities

You will actively promote the Schools programs especially in Statistics and Analytics, as well as participate in the development and implementation of the Schools strategic plan. You will maintain and extend research links, participate in research teams and show innovation and flexibility in your teaching.

Skills & Experience Required

  • Demonstrated ability to undertake independent research that contributes to existing School research areas
  • Previous experience in preparing and delivering large statistics and analytics courses, at undergraduate and postgraduate levels
  • Supervision of masters and PhD research students
  • Use of innovative and stimulating approaches to deliver courses that engage students, including online and student-centered learning that successfully exploits new technologies

About RMIT

RMIT is a multi-sector university of technology, design and enterprise with more than 91,000 students and 11,000 staff globally. RMIT offers postgraduate, undergraduate, vocational education and online programs to provide students with a variety of work-relevant pathways.

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. We attract esteemed experts and researchers from around the world and has strong partnerships with industry and international collaborators.


When you join our team, you'll be able to access a range of benefits. From travel to fitness, there's something for everyone.

Bring your whole self to work

We are better for our diversity. When we listen to those who are different to us, or challenge us, we grow stronger together. When we feel like we belong, we can achieve so much more. We respect each other, embrace our differences and build a sense of belonging in our team and beyond.

Were proud to share with you some of our wins:

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

  • RMIT achieved an Athena SWAN Bronze award, part of the Science in Australia Gender Equity (SAGE) initiative.
  • RMIT was placed 10th in the 2019 Randstad Employer Brand Research Awards, up five spots from 2018.
  • We were named as an Employer of Choice for Gender Equality by the Workplace Gender Equality Agency in 2019.
  • We achieved Gold Employer status for LGBTIQ inclusion in the Australian Workplace Equality Index (AWEI) in 2018 and now in 2019.
  • We were recognised as a top five employer in 2018 for workplace accessibility with the Australian Network on Disability.
  • Exceeding our targets in our Reconciliation Action Plan for Bundyi Girri - an important step in the journey to Reconciliation.

To secure this opportunity you must have a PhD in Statistics (or equivalent).

To Apply

For further information please contact Professor Asha Rao - Associate Dean, Mathematical Sciences on +61 3 9925 1843. To view the position description please go to RMIT careers and search for job no. 583458.

Applications close on Sunday 17 November 2019 at 11:00 pm.

Applicants must 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 and we strongly encourage applications from the Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander community.