Professor of Statistics and Data Science

Perth, Australia
20 Feb 2018
End of advertisement period
23 Apr 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
  • Tenurable appointment
  • Level E

Faculty of Engineering and Mathematical Sciences

Be Inspired Research Theme: Sustainable Environments

About the team

The Department of Mathematics and Statistics has an established and dedicated team of teaching and research staff who engage in a multidisciplinary approach to provide pathways to incorporate mathematics and statistics into undergraduate and postgraduate studies and research. The department provides a focus for mathematical research and research training in the areas of group theory, combinatorics and computation, to give mathematics the increased visibility it deserves. Our program of teaching and research covers the broad fields of applied mathematics, pure mathematics and statistics.

About the opportunity

Applications are invited for the Professor of Statistics and Data Science in the Department of Mathematics and Statistics at The University of Western Australia. The position calls for an outstanding strong academic leader with in-depth knowledge and extensive experience in statistics who has a clear vision of how statistics contributes to data science.

You will be working in a region abundant with potential industry partners, where you will seek to establish and maintain strategic partnerships with external stakeholders.  

For further information regarding the position please contact:

Associate Professor Mark Reynolds, Head of Physics, Mathematics and Computing on (08) 6488 2279 or

Closing date: Monday, 23 April 2018

This position is open to international applicants.

Our commitment to inclusion and diversity

UWA is committed to a diverse workforce. We celebrate inclusion and diversity and believe gender equity is fundamental to achieving our goal of being a top 50 university by 2050.

We have child friendly areas on campus, including childcare facilities. Flexible work arrangements, part-time hours and job sharing will all be considered.

  • UWA has been awarded Top Ten Employer for LGBTI – inclusion of the Australian Workplace Equity Index (AWEI -2016).
  • The University is also a proud member of the Athena SWAN/SAGE Pilot for Gender Equity.