Lecturer (Level A/B, Teaching Specialist)@Flinders

Availability: Continuing | Full-Time

Location: Bedford Park Campus

Salary Range:
Level A: $78,340 – 94,938
Level B: $99,827 – $118,135 p.a.

Applications Close 11:59pm 20 Mar 2022

We are currently seeking to fill this position with an Associate Lecturer or Lecturer in Mathematical Science that aligns as a Teaching Specialist (Academic).

This Teaching Specialist (Academic) position, with its primary focus on teaching and teaching-related activities, has an important role to play in the University’s achievement of its strategic plan, Making a Difference: The 2025 Agenda.

The University is committed to a student‐centred ethos and to developing creative, enterprising, career‐ready graduates prepared to become lifelong contributors to society. In accordance with the strategic plan, the University seeks to: 

• deliver a richly interactive and personalised approach to learning 
focussed on student success; 
• be an international leader in educational innovation, advanced learning 
technologies and learning analytics; and
• develop enterprising graduates equipped with the skills required for 
success in the knowledge economy.

Associate Lecturer:

The Associate Lecturer in Mathematical Sciences will be responsible for contributing to the preparation and delivery of the College’s mathematics related topics using innovations in teaching practices and technologies, with support and guidance from a more senior academic.


The Lecturer in Mathematical Sciences will contribute to excellence in teaching and learning across the suite of mathematics related topics primarily within the Computer and Mathematical Sciences Teaching Program. The Lecturer in Mathematical Sciences will be responsible for making an independent contribution to teaching and the scholarship of teaching using innovations in teaching practices and technologies to deliver excellence in teaching.

More information and to apply see this page.

TALMO Workshop – Special Issue on Teaching and Learning during COVID-19 ‘Restarting the New Normal’

Dear colleagues,

A reminder of the online webinar on Wednesday 9th February 2022, 9-11am GMT, hosted by Teaching and Learning Mathematics Online (TALMO). 

It will feature short presentations on the 14 papers from the Teaching Mathematics and its Applications Special Issue 40(4): Restarting the New Normal, these papers focused on the teaching and learning of mathematics during COVID-19. 

The details for joining this webinar on zoom are as follows:

  • Topic: TALMO Workshop – Restarting the New Normal
  • Time: Feb 9, 2022 08:30 AM London
  • Link to webinar (or: Meeting ID: 840 6413 2401; Passcode: 578239)

For those of you who cannot attend, the event will be recorded and placed on the TALMO website.

Dr. Ciarán Mac an Bhaird
Assistant Professor and MSC Director
Department of Mathematics and Statistics
Maynooth University

Postdoctoral Research Fellow@UQueensland

The School of Mathematics and Physics is a School within the Faculty of Science at the University of Queensland. The Discipline of Mathematics is located in the School of Mathematics and Physics. It is the leading provider of tertiary mathematics education in Queensland. Undergraduate programs offered are BMath, BSc, BA (each with an Honours year) and BAdvSci; Coursework degrees (MSc, MFinMath, MDataSc) and research degrees (MPhil and PhD) are offered at postgraduate level.

The Discipline is internationally recognised for its research excellence and hosts a number of first class research centres. Research is carried out at the cutting edge across a broad spectrum of areas in Mathematics and Statistics.

The position is based at the St Lucia campus of The University of Queensland, one of the most spacious and attractive university campuses in Australia. The campus is centrally located near major public transport routes.

Details of the research interests of academic staff may be accessed on the school’s web site at http://www.smp.uq.edu.au/

More details and application link at this page.

Mathematical Modeller@Burnet Institute

This position is located in: Melbourne

Close date: Mon, 14 Feb 2022 11:59pm Australian Eastern Time (New South Wales)

A unique opportunity exists for a Mathematical Modeller to join Burnet’s Modelling & Biostatistics team. Join an innovative team that is developing and applying epidemiological and costing models around the world across a range of disease areas including COVID-19, HIV, TB, malaria, viral hepatitis, maternal and child health.  

This is an exciting chance for you to:

  • Contribute to the development and application of epidemic and economic models to address major public health issues
  • Work with a globally based team of expert modellers, epidemiologists, economists, health and policy specialists, and computer scientists to improve models
  • Undertake modelling and analytical support that will be provided to governments, policy makers, and other partners including the World Bank, Global Fund, and international health agencies, to improve health budget investment towards better decision-making and impact around the world
  • Apply innovations and analytical skills to ensure high quality deliverables in a fast-paced environment
  • Contribute to and produce policy briefs, presentations, scientific papers and technical reports 

Refer to the attached position description for full details.

This is a full-time position, initially for a 1-year period with the possibility of extension. Work from the comfort of your own home or join us in the office, location is flexible! Options for flexible working hours will also be provided.

More details here.

Senior/Principal Research Fellow in Optimisation and Operations Research@Curtin

  • $125,937 (ALC) – $151,317 (ALD) plus 17% superannuation
  • Fixed-term full-time research position (5 years), with an underlying permanent teaching and research appointment
  • Applications close: 9:00pm Australian Western Standard Time, Friday 25th February 2022

The school has recently launched the Curtin Centre for Optimisation and Decision Science, which involves 13 full-time staff with a focus on mathematical optimisation and prescriptive analytics for the optimisation and control of complex systems. The Centre is seeking a senior/principal research fellow to deepen its collaborations with industry and government, foster new demand-driven research opportunities, and mentor a growing group of postdoctoral researchers and PhD students. This is a research-focused position reporting to the Centre director. The successful candidate will grow into one of the Centre’s leaders and play a major role in its future evolution.

In this role you will …

  • Lead optimisation research projects with industry, government, and university partners
  • Conduct high-quality scholarly research in optimisation and operations research and disseminate the findings through publications in peer-reviewed international journals and seminars, workshops, and conferences
  • Work in partnership with industry and government to translate research findings into real-world impact and commercialisation opportunities
  • Supervise and mentor research fellows, PhD students, and honours students
  • Contribute to business development efforts to secure research funding from various sources, including competitive grant programs, other industry and government funding channels, and professional consulting

For more information, see here, and direct link to the position description here.

Research Associate – Data Science@UNSW

  • $96K – $105K plus 17% Superannuation and annual leave loading
  • Fixed-Term (2 years)
  • Full-time (35 hours per week)
  • Location: Sydney, NSW
  • Applications close: February 6th, 2022

The role of Research Associate sits in the UNSW Data Science Hub located within the School of Mathematics & Statistics. The UNSW Data Science Hub is a major strategic initiative of UNSW Science. It aims to cultivate and promote foundational and applied research in Data Science with a focus on environmental, physical and health sciences. The Hub provides a world-class environment, with access to state-of-the-art data visualisation and computing facilities. These facilities enable the creation, development and deployment of transformative data-driven decision-making tools that help us to address future societal challenges.

The role works in close collaboration with leading scientists and engineers at Data61 and other CSIRO Business units as part of the Decision activity area of the Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence Future Science Platform. The role is based at the UNSW Data Science Hub, UNSW Sydney Kensington Campus but will be required to perform some work at Data61, Eveleigh, NSW.

More information here.

Social Media and News Co-ordinator, Applications due 27 Januray

We seek a person with significant ties to mathematics and AustMS, either with a PhD in the mathematical sciences, or a PhD student in the field, or an AustMS member working in industry in the mathematical sciences. We also seek someone with web and social media skills, and preferably with experience in news curation

Firstly the role services the Society’s social media stakeholders, the new website content management group, conference, workshop and event organisers. Secondly, it curates national and international news feeds for the website, and for social media.

A brief position description is available here. Remuneration offered.

Contact person: AustMS vice-president, Aidan Sims vice-president@austms.org.au

Applications by email to Aidan closing on Friday 27 January 2023.

Lecturer/Senior Lecturer, Analytics and Statistics@RMIT

  • An opportunity now exists to join RMIT’s School of Science and contribute to the teaching and research growth within the Mathematical Sciences Discipline, in the School of Science and specifically within the fields of statistics and analytics.
  • 1 x Full time, ongoing appointment based in the City campus (in Melbourne)
  • Remuneration at Academic Level B ($100,465- $119,304) or Level C (123,070 – $141,912) + 17% Super
  • Applications close on Wednesday, 16th of February 2022.

As a Statistics and Analytics Lecturer/Senior Lecturer, you will contribute to the School’s research efforts by producing high quality research publications, submitting competitive grant applications, and supervising research students in postgraduate research programs. In this role, you will maintain and advance your scholarly research and professional capabilities relevant to this discipline and actively promote the discipline by establishing and sustaining links with academic, industry, and professional communities.

The expected roles the applicant could engage in are broad in scope, but we encourage applicants to apply if they have an interested further developing and\or have research experience within the areas of machine learning and/or data mining.

Furthermore, this role will see you:

  • Being responsible for carrying out teaching activities within undergraduate, Masters and Graduate Diploma programs
  • Improving and providing best-of-class student experience by teaching team to enhance the teaching and course offerings within the Statistics and Analytics programs; including participating and taking initiative in the development of online courses
  • May also be responsible for course coordination.

For further information about this position, please see Position Description at the application page or contact Professor Andrew Eberhard, Assistant AD – Mathematical Science at andy.eberhard@rmit.edu.au or Professor Asha Rao, Associate Dean – Mathematical Science at asha.rao@rmit.edu.au.

Australia Postgraduate Algebra Colloquium: Expressions of Interest open

This year will be the inaugural year of the Australian Postgraduate Algebra Colloquium (APAC). The colloquium will primarily function as a series of online seminars throughout 2022. The colloquium aims to connect postgraduate and advanced undergraduate students based in Australia who study and/or do research in topics relating to algebra or representation theory. We will also be building an online community around the seminars which will foster communication and collaboration between students. Please see the APAC website for more details and to sign up to the mailing list: www.apacmath.org.

We are currently seeking expressions of interest from students who would like to speak at an APAC seminar in 2022. EOI’s for giving a talk in the first half of 2022 close on the 13th February at 11:59pm. To sign up to the APAC mailing list and/or express interest in giving a talk at an APAC seminar, please fill out this form. Undergraduate students are also strongly encouraged to get involved and give a talk.

You can also keep up to date with us on Facebook.

Best regards,
The APAC Organisers