Lecturer in Applied Mathematics

Bundoora, Australia
11 Apr 2018
End of advertisement period
27 May 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
  • Full-time, Continuing position
  • Located at Melbourne (Bundoora) Campus
  • $90,748 - $107,758 per annum + up to 17% superannuation

About La Trobe

La Trobe University’s success is driven by people who are committed to making a difference. They are creative and highly motivated, pursue new ideas and create knowledge. La Trobe is one of Australia’s research leaders, and the largest provider of higher education to regional Victoria. La Trobe University turned 50 in 2017, and over the half century of its existence it has established a reputation as an innovative and accessible university, willing to take risks and take on challenges.  Our teaching and research address some of the most significant issues of our time and we’re passionate about driving change through operational excellence to benefit the communities we serve.

The Department of Mathematics and Statistics is comprised of active teaching and research staff across the three broad disciplines of applied mathematics, pure mathematics and statistics.  The Department has several key areas of research strength performing very well in the recent Excellence in Research for Australia (ERA 2015) with a rating of 4 in the two-digit Mathematical Sciences.  The Department of Mathematics and Statistics hosts Kyushu University’s Australian Branch of the Institute of Mathematics for Industry.  

About the position

This position will contribute to the Applied Mathematics teaching and research discipline; designing, coordinating and teaching subjects and courses which provide a high quality learning experience.  You will conduct innovative and high impact research and produce high quality publications as well as obtain research funding from grants, contracts and consultancies, either individually or as part of a team.

Skills and Experience

  • A PhD in Applied Mathematics or another relevant discipline.
  • Strong record of research publication, with evidence of quality and impact, relative to opportunity.
  • Experience in the preparation of research proposals submitted to external funding bodies.
  • Demonstrated effectiveness in teaching with the ability to mentor and supervise undergraduate, honours and postgraduate students.

Please refer to the Position Description for other duties, skills and experience required for this role.

All La Trobe University employees are bound by the Working with Children Act 2005.  If you are successful, you will be required to hold a valid Victorian Employee Working with Children Check prior to commencement.

How to apply

Closing date:  Sunday, 27 May 2018 by 11.00pm AEST.

Position Enquiries:   Luke Prendergast, +61 3 9479 2610 or luke.prendergast@latrobe.edu.au.

Please submit a cover letter, resume and a separate document addressing the Key Selection Criteria which is located in the Position Description.

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La Trobe University is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

For further enquiries on how to apply for this role, please contact Deborah Dare, Recruitment Consultant on +61 3 9479 1241 or d.dare@latrobe.edu.au

La Trobe is proud to be a member of the Science in Australia Gender Equity (SAGE) Athena SWAN program to advance gender equality in academia.