Senior Lecturer / Associate Professor in Statistics

Canberra, Australia
22 Aug 2017
End of advertisement period
24 Sep 2017
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

Classification: Senior Lecturer (Level C)/Associate Professor (Level D) in Statistics
Salary package: Level C $113,929 - $127,025 / Level D $136,843 - $149,821
Terms:  Full Time, Fixed Term, 5 Years  

Position overview

An exciting opportunity exists within the Research School of Finance, Actuarial Studies and Statistics for an enthusiastic and innovative Senior Lecturer (Level C)/ or Associate Professor (Level D) in Statistics to strengthen and provide additional support to our externally driven education initiatives in the area of data science.  This will include managing, and teaching courses in, the newly-created Master of Applied Data Analytics program.  This is required in order to ensure a smooth transition from start-up to steady state while continuing to grow demand for the program.  The appointee will also be expected to explore ways to capitalise on these educational initiatives to create new collaborative research partnerships.

As an academic member of the Research School of Finance, Actuarial Studies & Statistics the appointee will be required to contribute to research, education and outreach agendas of the School, both nationally and internationally, in a manner that is appropriate to the level of appointment.  They will also be expected to contribute cooperatively to the overall intellectual life of the School, College and University, and to undertake high impact independent research in an area related to data science.

College Overview

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, please contact Associate Professor Stephen Sault T: +61 2 6125 4869 E:

Closing date:  24 September 2017

The University actively encourages applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. For more information on employment opportunities, contact our Indigenous Employment Consultant on ANU values diversity and inclusion and is committed to providing equal employment opportunities to those of all backgrounds and identities. For more information about staff equity at ANU, visit

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.

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