Associate Research Fellow in Statistics

Wollongong, Australia
07 Sep 2017
End of advertisement period
28 Sep 2017
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time


  • Full-Time, Fixed Term appointment (until 30 June 2021)

The Faculty of Engineering and Information Sciences is a research intensive Faculty with extensive teaching operations in Australia, Asia and the Middle East. The National Institute for Applied Statistics Research Australia (NIASRA) is committed to developing and applying innovative statistical methods to important problems. It undertakes a range of fundamental and contract research, major consulting projects, and professional education in statistical methodology. 

The Centre for Bioinformatics and Biometrics (CBB) within NIASRA is seeking to appoint a motivated applied statistician to provide high level input into the new Grains Research and Development Corporation’s (GRDC’s) initiative at UOW which aims to maximise return on investment in grains research by underpinning the GRDC research portfolio with high quality statistical and bioinformatics support and research delivered through meaningful, long term collaboration with researchers and stakeholders.

As a key member of this initiative you will have the opportunity to undertake collaborative research associated with GRDC funded projects which address research problems of significance to the Grains Industry of Australia and you will also work with the members of three other statistics nodes funded by the GRDC and located in Perth, Adelaide and Toowoomba. There will be opportunity for methodological research motivated from the collaborative research.

You will be prompted to respond to the selection criteria as part of the online application process, based on the position description below. You will be able to save your application at any time and submit at a later date if required, you will only be able to do this before the closing date of the position.

For further information about this position, please contact Ky Mathews on 0407 039 498.

The University plan seeks to increase the diversity of the workforce and the representation of women in areas they have been traditionally under-represented. Consistent with this, the University is seeking to increase the representation of women in the academic workforce across science, technology, engineering, mathematics and medical (STEMM) disciplines and encourages suitably qualified candidates to apply.

Primary Location: Australia-New South Wales-Wollongong
Employee Status: Fixed Term
Schedule: Full-time
Closing Date: 28/09/2017, 9:59:00 PM
Salary Details: Level A: $76,325 - $89,591 + 17% superannuation
Reference Number: 170790
HR Contact: Silvana Duleski
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