Lecturer/ Senior Lecturer in Statistics

Armidale, Australia
20 Mar 2020
End of advertisement period
14 Apr 2020
Contract Type
Full Time

School of Science & Technology, Faculty of Science, Agriculture, Business and Law

  • Continuing, full-time
  • $96,631 to $114,524 per annum (Level B)
  • $118,100 to $135,997 per annum (Level C)
  • Plus 17% employer superannuation and salary packaging options are available
  • Relocation assistance provided
  • Applicants must have ongoing full time work rights (UNE will not provide sponsorship for this position)

The University of New England in Armidale, Australia is a unique university, in the enviable position of boasting an excellent international reputation as well as being a leader in research and academic innovation.  We aim to foster a constructive and engaged culture where creative ideas and innovation thrive.

The Faculty of Science, Agriculture, Business and Law includes four Schools: Environmental and Rural Science, Law, Science and Technology and the UNE Business School. The Faculty also consists of UNE Rural properties and the Science and Engineering Workshop. The Faculty comprises of approximately 300 academic staff and professional staff, 95 research staff and over 300 postgraduate students.

The School of Science and Technology comprises subject disciplines including Biomedical Science, Chemistry and Physics, Exercise and Sport Science, Mathematics, Statistics and ComputerScience. The School conducts teaching and research through an exciting range of undergraduate,honours, and postgraduate courses and research degrees by dissertation within these disciplines. These courses are offered via on campus and flexible online education modes. Additionally, the research performance of a number of our disciplines was assessed at 'well above world standard' in the 2018 ERA ratings for research excellence.

About the role

As a Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in the discipline of Statistics, you will join a collegial and mutually supportive school located within a rural city. A substantial part of the School’s teaching is online, within a supportive pedagogic framework for students.

Within this role, you will contribute to the future direction of teaching and research in the discipline, be active in research and attracting external funding and take a key role in the continued development of the statistics programs.

The successful applicant will be expected to make a service contribution to the institution and will contribute to and maintain or improve the discipline’s future ERA ratings by producing high quality publications and other research outputs. It is expected that the successful applicantwould provide research expertise in theoretical and/or statistics, showing evidence of this by a publication record, and the potential to attract competitive grant funding.

Skills & Experience

Potential applicants will need to possess a demonstrated proficiency in the use of computers and a willingness to adapt to new software environments, especially in the area of the delivery of teaching to external students.  Assistance will be provided to acquire the necessary technical skills to use the Virtual Learning Environment (VLE) at UNE.

The successful applicant for this position will be able to teach across a broad range of statistics classes, ranging from large first-year service classes to specialised classes delivered in on- and off-campus education modes.

Applicants should have an interest in multi-disciplinary scientific research applying statistics in agricultural, biological, computational, environmental, or mathematical sciences.

Additional information

To discuss this role please contact Jackie Reid (Discipline Convenor):  phone 02 6773 3584 or email jreid3@une.edu.au. To find out more about the School of Science & Technology visit www.une.edu.au/science-technology.

About Armidale

Living in Armidale you will experience the best of both city and rural living. Enjoy a healthy and active lifestyle with access to shopping, gourmet food, top sporting facilities and cultural delights all for a fraction of the price you’d expect to pay in a major city. You can live in the heart of Armidale or experience the tranquillity of the New England on a rural property.

To find out more, visit: www.armidaleregion.com.au/ and/or www.experiencethehighs.com.au/

Closing Date: Midnight, Tuesday 14 April 2020

Reference No: 220036

To demonstrate your suitability for this role, please respond to the selection criteria, contained in the position statement, in your application.


Equity principles underpin all UNE policies and procedures. As a University committed to engaging a diverse workforce, UNE encourages Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people to apply.

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