Lecturer/ Senior Lecturer/ Associate Professor - Department of Statistics

Auckland (Region) (NZ)
07 Apr 2017
End of advertisement period
08 May 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

The Department of Statistics invites applications for one position at Associate Professor/ Senior Lecturer level and two positions at Lecturer level, following the retirement of senior academic staff. The Department is the largest in Australasia with thriving undergraduate and postgraduate teaching programmes, and a strong PhD programme. Research interests span a broad range of theoretical and applied fields.

The department welcomes applicants with research in any area of statistics or probability, but is especially interested in forming productive collaborations inside the department or with other departments at the University. Areas of particular interest include data science, applied probability, forensic statistics, statistics education, social statistics, and financial analytics.

Successful applicants will be expected to teach undergraduate and postgraduate courses, supervise student research projects and PhDs, develop and run their own independent research program, and participate in the organisation and running of the department.​

Applicants at the Lecturer level should have or be about to complete a PhD in Statistics or a closely related discipline; appointments at the Senior Lecturer/ Associate Professor level should have a record of excellence and leadership in teaching and research.

This is an academic position, on the salary scale from Lecturer 1 to Associate Professor level.

Why work for us?
Auckland's harbour setting, magnificent beaches and verdant bush make it a great place to study and work, while the University's close proximity to New Zealand's major businesses and hospitals enables staff and students to rub shoulders with leading practitioners in their field. The pace is relaxed, the people are friendly, and with a diverse range of leisure options and high quality schools it is easy to understand why New Zealand is continually ranked as one of the best places in the world to live and raise a family.

The University is committed to providing an excellent working environment through flexible employment practices and a culture that encourages and supports staff to reach their full potential. We offer a competitive salary, five weeks’ annual leave per year, and over 300 different career development courses. In addition, the University offers a company superannuation scheme, discounted car parking, childcare and a number of other subsidies on internal and external services.

How to apply?
All applications will be received online and may be submitted up to end of business on the closing date.

Please combine your cover letter and CV as one document when submitting your application.

Applications close Monday, 8 May 2017.

For further information and to apply online please visit www.auckland.ac.nz/opportunities

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