Learning Success Advisor @Sydney

Location: Student Support Services, The University of Sydney, Camperdown Campus
Employment Type: Full time
Duration: continuing
Remuneration: Base Salary $100,032–$108,979 + 17% superannuation
Closing Date: 11.59pm; 17 July 2023

• Exciting opportunity to facilitate and deliver mathematics and statistics learning support for students at the University

About the opportunity

As a Learning Success Adviser (Mathematics), you will act as an integral member of a team of specialist professional staff focusing on student facing support. You will be working in a fast-paced environment where you will help develop, deliver, and evaluate mathematics and statistics learning support initiatives for all students at the University. You will play a pivotal role in contributing to the University’s strategic initiatives for the provision of learning support.

As a subject matter specialist, you will collaborate in the development and implementation of learning support initiatives, including student-centred learning design, personalised and adaptive support offerings, through a variety of delivery modes such as face to face, online, blended, hybrid and peer-facilitated.

Your key responsibilities will be to:

• help students to develop their confidence in mathematics and statistical skills, enhancing their experience and supporting fuller participation and success in relevant units of study.
• deliver learning support & training activities to students, peer-facilitators, & staff for up to 20 hours a week
• work within a dynamic team, reporting to the Learning Hub Lead
• deliver learning support & training activities to students, peer-facilitators, & staff for up to 20 hours a week
• work collaboratively with the Learning Hub Lead, and collaboratively with other Learning Success Advisors, the Ed Services team, and colleagues across CET + Learning Hub • provide guidance and support to relevant stakeholders in relevant faculties, library, Educational Innovation, Student Life, and the wider Education Portfolio
• engage in and contribute to continuing professional development within the CET + Learning Hub unit and externally to ensure implementation of best practice in mathematics and numeracy learning support and maintain current knowledge of the high school and relevant University-level curricula
• contribute to and engage actively with the mathematics and statistics learning community beyond the University to further the reputation of the University in the field.

About you

• a strong background and experience in tertiary mathematics and/or statistics (post graduate qualifications and/or relevant work experience in a related field are highly desirable)
• experience in teaching and learning in a tertiary environment, with an emphasis on settings relevant to mathematics and statistics support
• experience in developing and facilitating high-quality, innovative programs to support mathematics and statistics learning in a higher education environment
• experience using learning analytics to inform learning design, support student progress and monitor student outcomes
• experience using innovative educational technology platforms to facilitate mathematics and statistics support to diverse cohorts of students
• theoretical and practical understanding of effective educational practice in the higher education space, including the use of educational technologies.

This will be a continuing appointment. The successful candidate will be offered a competitive remuneration package commensurate with the responsibilities of the position and the candidate’s relevant experience and qualifications.


To keep our community safe, please be aware of our COVID safety precautions which form our conditions of entry for all staff, students and visitors coming to campus.

Sponsorship / work rights for Australia

Please note: Visa sponsorship is not available for this position. For a continuing position, you must be an Australian or New Zealand citizen or an Australian Permanent Resident.
Australian Temporary Residents currently employed at the University of Sydney may be considered for a fixed term contract for the length of their visa, depending on the requirements of the hiring area and the position.

Pre-employment checks

Your employment is conditional upon the completion of all roles required pre-employment or background checks in terms satisfactory to the University. Similarly, your ongoing employment is conditional upon the satisfactory maintenance of all relevant clearances and background check requirements. If you do not meet these conditions, the University may take any necessary step, including the termination of your employment.

This position is designated as involving child-related work. To undertake or remain in this position, you are required to apply for and obtain a Working with Children Check clearance in accordance with the Child Protection (Working with Children) Act 2012.

EEO statement

At the University of Sydney, our shared values include diversity and inclusion and we strive to be a place where everyone can thrive. We are committed to creating a University community which reflects the wider community that we serve. We deliver on this commitment through our people and culture programs, as well as key strategies to increase participation and support the careers of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander People, women, people living with a disability, people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds, and those who identify as LGBTIQ. We welcome applications from candidates from all backgrounds.

How to apply

Apply via this link: https://usyd.wd3.myworkdayjobs.com/USYD_EXTERNAL_CAREER_SITE/job/Darlington-Campus/Learning-Success-Advisor–Mathematics-_0106000-2

For a confidential discussion about the role, or if you require reasonable adjustment, or any documents in alternate formats, please contact Felicity Appleby, Recruitment Operations by email to recruitment.admin@sydney.edu.au.

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The University reserves the right not to proceed with any appointment.

Research Fellow in Theoretical and Computational Fluid Dynamics @Monash

Location: School of Mathematics, Monash University
Employment Type: Full-time
Duration: 2-year fixed-term appointment
Remuneration: $78,120–$106,022 p.a. Level A (plus 17% employer superannuation)
Closing Date: 16 July 2023, 11:55 pm AEDT
Job No. 652902

The School of Mathematics at Monash University invites applicants for the position of Research Fellow in Theoretical and Computational Fluid Dynamics. The successful candidate will work on an ARC Discovery Project led by Dr Kengo Deguchi, involving mathematical analysis of multiscale coherent structures in various shear flows and engage in developing related computational tools to be enabled by the international interdisciplinary collaboration between the Mathematics and Engineering communities in Australia and Japan.

Applicants must have a PhD in Mathematics, Physics, Engineering or a related field. Applicants must have a strong background in the theoretical analyses of Navier–Stokes equations (e.g., linear and nonlinear stability analyses, asymptotic analysis, dynamical systems theory) and expertise in the numerical calculations related to the analyses.

Applications must be made via: https://careers.pageuppeople.com/513/cw/en/job/652902/research-fellow-in-theoretical-and-computational-fluid-dynamics.

Lecturer in Mathematics @Notre Dame

Location: The University of Notre Dame Australia; Sydney campus, School of Arts & Sciences
Employment Type: Level B, 0.8 FTE
Duration: Continuing
Closing Date: 2 July 2023

The University of Notre Dame Australia is a private Catholic University with over 1,000 permanent staff providing an exceptional educational experience to over 12,000 students across our Fremantle, Broome, and Sydney campuses, as well as clinical schools in Victoria and New South Wales.

The purpose of this position is to conduct research and deliver courses, including online courses, in mathematics. A level B Academic Staff Member is expected to make contributions to the teaching effort of the institution and to carry out activities to maintain and develop their scholarly, research and/or professional activities.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are encouraged to apply.

For more information and to apply, please visit this page.

$1,500 Annual Essay Writing Contest Scholarship @IvyPanda

Agency: IvyPanda
Award:  Annual Essay Writing Contest Scholarship
Closing Date: 30 June 2023

IvyPanda.com provides $1500 in scholarships annually for talented students who demonstrate mastery of essay writing.

Scholarships will be awarded to two winners: the winner will receive $1,000; the runner-up prize is $500.

How to apply


PhD Scholarship in Mathematics @Wollongong

Location: The School of Mathematics and Applied Statistics, University of Wollongong
Employment Type: 2 x PhD scholarship (3 years)
Duration: 3-year appointment
Closing Date: 10 July 2023

Two PhD scholarships are available for applicants to work on the ARC Discovery Project “Weather, climate & geological risks: derivative pricing & risk management”. This project aims to create new mathematical models and approaches for the fair valuation and hedging of financial derivatives, tackling funding for climate change adaptation and catastrophic disaster risk management. Businesses use derivatives to strategically mitigate financial losses from adverse climate conditions and geological hazards. Expected outcomes are improved models for weather variables and hazard risk assessment; richer methodology from the fusion of mathematical techniques, data analysis and earth sciences perspectives; and quantitative solutions to pressing societal concerns.

Prospective applicants will have a solid undergraduate degree in applied mathematics or mathematical finance, with an honours or master’s degree in related areas.

For further information about this position, please contact Dr M Rodrigo at rodrigom@uow.edu.au.

The University of Wollongong is committed to equality, diversity and inclusion. As an equal opportunity employer, we celebrate diversity and inclusion, and believe gender equality is fundamental to achieving our goal of being in the top 1%. The University seeks to increase the representation of women in the disciplines of science, technology, engineering, mathematics and medicine (STEMM) to address gender imbalance. As a recognised leader in gender equality, we offer professional development programs and promote a healthy work life balance.

PostDoc in Algebra at University of Western Sydney

Position: PostDoc in Algebra at Western Sydney University, Mathematics Dept.
Duration: 2 years (with a possible extension) Should start before 2024.
Salary range: $102,737 to $108,997 (Australian Dollars)
Closing date: 21 July 2023

We are looking for someone with a broad Algebra or Operator Algebra training. The applicant is expected to work on areas related to the project of Roozbeh Hazrat “Graded symmetry in Algebra and Analysis”, in particular, the structure of combinatorial algebras, such as Leavitt paths algebras and invariants for their classifications. These algebras have appeared in a variety of different contexts as diverse as analysis, symbolic dynamics, noncommutative geometry, and representation theory.

The external principal collaborators in the project are Prof. Søren Eilers (Copenhagen) and Ben Steinberg (New York).

Position Enquiries:

Please contact Roozbeh Hazrat via email r.hazrat@westernsydney.edu.au

WSU job site: https://uws.nga.net.au/?jati=457712B5-52EA-594B-A539-D1AA7990628B