Lecturer / Senior Lecturer in Mathematics

Brisbane, Australia
20 Sep 2017
End of advertisement period
18 Oct 2017
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

School of Mathematics and Physics

UQ’s Faculty of Science is one of the largest Science groupings in Australia, with approximately 1100 (equivalent full-time) staff, and about 7500 (equivalent full-time) students. The Faculty encompasses the disciplines of agriculture, biological sciences, chemistry, earth sciences, food sciences, geography, mathematics, physics, planning, and veterinary science. The Faculty’s disciplines have a leading international reputation in both research and teaching, with significant ties to industry.

The University of Queensland is one of the top three universities in Australia, measured by the quality of its comprehensive range of research fields. In addition to providing excellent potential for interdisciplinary research, the University is located in the vibrant riverfront city of Brisbane, whose sub-tropical climate, cultural diversity, and proximity to coastal regions make it an attractive environment in which to live.

The role

The primary purpose of these positions is to conduct and lead the academic efforts associated with the continued development, delivery, monitoring and improvement of this compulsory core course, with a particular regard to facilitating involvement from experts across a diverse range of science discipline areas. This will include in-class teaching, course coordination, responding to student feedback, updating teaching resources, supervising tutors, setting and grading assessment, working with academic staff from across the faculty, and acting as an advocate for the courses in a range of contexts. The appointees will also perform administrative and other activities associated with the School and Faculty, and will be expected to engage in research and/or other appropriate activities in the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning.

The person

Applicants will possess a PhD in mathematics, statistics, computer science, science or a closely related area. In addition, successful appointees will have high-quality teaching experience in mathematics, statistics or science with a significant quantitative component, with the ability to develop, lecture and coordinate large-enrolment, interdisciplinary courses with a significant quantitative component in a collaborative teaching environment.

The University of Queensland values diversity and inclusion. Applications are particularly encouraged from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples. Applications are also particularly encouraged from women. This role is a full-time position; however flexible working arrangements may be negotiated.


These are two full-time, fixed term appointment for 3 years at Academic Levels B or C. The remuneration package will be in the range:

Academic Level B - $92,142 - $109,419 p.a., plus employer superannuation contributions of up to 17% (total package will be in the range $107,807 - $128,020 p.a.).

Academic Level C - $112,874 - $130,150 p.a., plus employer superannuation contributions of up to 17% (total package will be in the range $132,063 – $152,276 p.a.).

Position Description

501145_Position Description.pdf


To discuss this role please contact Associate Professor Tony Roberts on +61 7 3365 3263 or apr@maths.uq.edu.au.

To submit an application for this role, use the Apply button below. All applicants must supply the following documents: Cover letter, Resume and Selection Criteria responses.

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