Lecturer in Statistics

Wollongong, Australia
30 Jan 2018
End of advertisement period
12 Mar 2018
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time


  • Fixed term, full-time appointment (3 years) 

The School of Mathematics and Applied Statistics (SMAS) at the University of Wollongong (UOW) is within the Faculty of Engineering and Information Sciences. SMAS is a dynamic and active mathematical sciences school with an exceptional research record.

The National Institute for Applied Statistics Research Australia (NIASRA) is a major contributor to the school’s research through its Centre for Biometry and Bioinformatics, Centre for Environmental Informatics, Centre for Sample Survey Methodology, and Statistical Consulting Centre. Its objective is to achieve excellence in applied statistics research by undertaking high-quality and high-impact research, consulting, and professional education and training. It collaborates extensively with researchers in government and industry and also within UOW on selected projects. It has over 25 staff members including research professors Ray Chambers, Noel Cressie, Brian Cullis, and David Steel.

This position will carry out teaching, research, governance and community outreach/professional service duties consistent with a Lecturer Level B position, equivalent to an Assistant Professor position in the USA. This role will be a member of the NIASRA and contribute to a new research project on developing novel machine learning techniques for statistical spatio-temporal models. This is an excellent opportunity to join one of the most vibrant and successful applied statistics group in the country. It will also be expected that this position undertake lecturing duties and teach students in our Mathematics degrees and in other disciplines.

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 Dr Andrew Zammit Mangion on +61 2 4221 5112 or email: azm@uow.edu.au

The University of Wollongong is committed to workplace equity, diversity and inclusion. We value and acknowledge the importance of our people’s diverse experiences, talents and cultures. We embrace diversity a key component of attracting and retaining talent at UOW.

Primary Location: Australia-New South Wales-Wollongong
Employee Status: Fixed Term
Schedule: Full-time
Closing Date: 12/03/2018, 8:59:00 PM
Salary Details: Level B: $98,019 - $113,353 + 17% Superannuation
Reference Number: 170344
HR Contact: Silvana Duleski
Contact Email: silvanas@uow.edu.au