Postdoctoral Fellow in Statistics

Canberra, Australia
$68,307 to $86,646 per annum
08 Mar 2017
End of advertisement period
15 Apr 2017
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

Classification: Level A

Salary package: $68,307 to $86,646 per annum plus 17% superannuation

Terms: Fixed Term, 3 years

Position Overview

The ANU-CSIRO Centre for Genomics, Metabolomics and Bioinformatics (CGMB) is seeking up to two associate Postdoctoral fellows (Academic Level A4) to be appointed in the ANU Research School of Finance, Actuarial Studies and Statistics (RSFAS). The CGMB combines cutting-edge technologies and principled data science to catalyse biological advances, with an emphasis on transformational agriculture. RSFAS is the home of statistics at the ANU and is comprised of a dynamic team of academics focused on achieving excellence in research and teaching.

Successful candidates will be recent PhD graduates in statistics, bioinformatics, computational biology or a related field looking to further develop their research potential with leading academics. They should have the skills and experience to develop and apply statistical methodology in a biological context. They will be provided time to advance their own research agenda and afforded the opportunity to interact with biologists doing cutting-edge science.  The candidate will be expected to contribute to experimental design, data analysis and the preparation of publications. They may also assist in teaching and be involved in externally funded research projects.

 The Research School of Finance, Actuarial Studies and Statistics (RSFAS) is seeking to appoint a highly qualified individual for the position of Postdoctoral Fellow. The successful applicant will be committed to high quality research. The RSFAS will provide exceptional research support to enable the successful applicant to achieve their full research potential, including a world-class suite of database subscriptions, excellent seminar series and visitor program, and generous support for travel.  

The ANU College of Business and Economics educates the next generation of business leaders, professional economists and academics. Our graduates have the knowledge and skills to lead organizations, design public policy, and research the big issues of business and economy. Located in the national capital, we engage deeply with the business and policy communities. Our academics lead public debate on the critical issues of our time through their research, which is both long term and strategic in focus. Our internationally diverse student body is evenly divided between undergraduate and postgraduate study, and we have a large doctoral program. Our alumni may be found in the world's leading companies, policy agencies and universities.

For more information about this position please contact Professor Eric Stone at

Closing Date: 15 April 2017

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Application information

In order to apply for this role please make sure that you upload the following documents:

  • A statement addressing the selection criteria.
  • A current curriculum vitae (CV) which includes the names and contact details of at least three referees (preferably including a current or previous supervisor). If your CV does not include referees you can complete these online when prompted in the application form.
  • Other documents, if required.

Applicants are encouraged to apply as soon as possible as applications will be reviewed when they are received, which means these positions may be filled before the 15th April. 

Applications which do not address the selection criteria may not be considered for the position.

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