Career Development Fellow
School of Mathematics and Applied Statistics
POSITION TYPE Fixed Term, Full Time (3 year) Appointment
CLOSING 11 December 2016
REF NO. 25953
The School of Mathematics and Applied Statistics is a vibrant and collegial community with a strong track record in research and teaching. There are over 35 academics in the School who hold 5 Australian Research Council Discovery Projects (DP) and 3 Discovery Early Career Researcher Awards (DECRA) grants that fund 8 Postdoctoral staff and staff supervise about 40 PhD students. There are four well-established research areas: statistical methodology, partial differential equations, operator algebras, and financial mathematic. Collegial research collaboration is expected and research expectations are high. The School is expected to support the University’s aspirations to be in the ‘world top 1% universities’ in research and teaching. In the 2015 ERA the Statistics and Applied Mathematics disciplines both received the maximum rating of 5.
The School is home to a number of popular general and vocational undergraduate degree programs including the BMath, BMathEd, BMathFin, and BMedMath. There are advanced degrees for high achievers and combined degrees. The BMathAdv attracts excellent students and incorporates research projects in later years. UOW prides itself on the quality of its teaching and this position will be expected to contribute positively to that endeavour.
You will carry out teaching, research, governance and community outreach/professional service duties consistent with a Lecturer Level B position. You will have research experience in field(s) of statistics, with priority being given to candidates with research strength in application to real world problems, in particular applications of genomics to plant breeding of relevance to the grains industry. If your research focus is in this area and/or biometrics, with demonstrated potential to collaborate with other research active staff in the Centre for Bioinformatics and Biometrics (CBB) and collaborators of CBB and SMAS are encouraged to apply.
To apply for this position you must address the selection criteria specified within the position description below.
For further information, please contact Professor Brian Cullis +61 2 4221 5641.
Position Description (108Kb pdf)
Position Title Career Development Fellow (Lecturer)
Salary Range $95,143 - $110,028 Position Level Academic - Level B
Department/Faculty Faculty of Engineering and Information Sciences
Contact Professor Brian Cullis
Phone +61 2 4221 5641
Recruiter Silvana Duleski
Recruitment Contact +61 2 4221 4464