Senior Lecturer or Associate Professor or Professor in Applied Mathematics@Macquarie

Salary Package: Senior Lecturer (Level C), from $132,004 to $151,806 per annum, or Associate Professor (Level D), from $158,533 to $174,378 per annum, or Professor (Level E), from $194,355 to $203,543 per annum, plus 17% employer’s superannuation and annual leave loading.
• Full-time, continuing
• Macquarie University (North Ryde) location

Applications Close: 10/04/2022 11:59 PM

We are looking to appoint an outstanding mathematician who is internationally renowned (if appointed as a Professor) or whose career trajectory is indicating being internationally renowned (if appointed as a Senior Lecturer or Associate Professor) to strategically strengthen our research excellence in one of our current areas of strength, including in analysis of partial differential equations, dynamics, waves and mathematical modelling. The candidate will provide leadership and mentorship within the School for the ongoing development of applied mathematics, leveraging their standing in the field to provide a focal point for the future development of the mathematics discipline at Macquarie University.

For more information or to apply please see here.

Professor in Applied Mathematics (Data Science)@Flinders

Employment Type: Continuing
Availability: Continuing | Full-Time
Compensation Grade: Academic Level E
Salary Range: $187,708 p.a.

Applications Close: 11:59pm 30 Mar 2022

The Professor in Applied Mathematics (Data Science) will, under broad supervision, provide academic leadership in research, teaching and community engagement in the Mathematics and Data Science domain. The incumbent will use their extensive expertise in mathematics to provide outstanding leadership in the study of Data Science. They will have a track record of grants, either Category 1 or others. 

They will be able and willing to take a strong leadership role with Early Career Researchers and Middle Career Researchers. The Professor will advance the College in its reputation as a centre of excellence in education and research, both nationally and internationally, and advance the development of Mathematics and Data Science.

For further enquires or a confidential conversation regarding this position, please contact: Professor Alistair Rendell

For more information or to apply please see here.

Senior Lecturer or Associate Professor or Professor in Applied Mathematics@Macquarie

  • Salary: (ALC) $132,004–$151,806 pa. or (ALD) $158,533–$174,378 pa. or (ALE) $194,355–$203,543 pa. plus 17% superannuation and annual leave loading.
  • Full-time, continuing.
  • Macquarie University (North Ryde) location.
  • Applications close: 11:59pm AEST, Sunday 10th April 2022

The Role

We are looking to appoint an outstanding mathematician who is internationally renowned (if appointed as a Professor) or whose career trajectory is indicating being internationally renowned (if appointed as a Senior Lecturer or Associate Professor) to strategically strengthen our research excellence in one of our current areas of strength, including in analysis of partial differential equations, dynamics, waves and mathematical modelling. The candidate will provide leadership and mentorship within the School for the ongoing development of applied mathematics, leveraging their standing in the field to provide a focal point for the future development of the mathematics discipline at Macquarie University.

About Us

The newly merged School of Mathematical and Physical Sciences represents a continuation of the traditions of the disciplines of Applied Mathematics, Astronomy, Physics, Pure Mathematics and Statistics at Macquarie University. This position is part of our strategic growth in the area of Applied Mathematics.
Macquarie is a university engaged with the real and often complex problems and opportunities that define our lives. Since our foundation 56 years ago, we have aspired to be a different type of university. Over the years, we’ve grown to become the centre of a vibrant local and global community. Connect with us today.

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

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.

Lecturer:

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.

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.

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.

Lecturer in Data Science@Victoria Uni Wellington

Close Date for Vacancy: 25 February 2022

Te Herenga Waka – Victoria University of Wellington is currently recruiting a Lecturer in Data Science.

We seek a dynamic academic with a developing record of research in some branch or branches of a computational field within Statistics and Data Science. The successful applicant will contribute to the Data Science programme at Victoria University of Wellington, interacting with disciplines across the university who are users of Data Science, including bioinformatics, health sciences, and the humanities. The successful applicant will also contribute to the School’s engagement with the wider Data Science community in the capital city and NZ-wide.

The appointee will undertake undergraduate and postgraduate teaching in data science at all levels. They will promote learning among students with a wide range of applied and computational domains within the subjects of Statistics and Data Science. They will undertake supervision of postgraduate research students on both theoretical and applied topics, including students in the workplace seeking to advance their qualifications. They will conduct an ongoing research activity of international standard, in keeping with the university’s emphasis on high-quality scholarship and will contribute to building on the University’s engagement with stakeholders, including through externally funded research.

Ō pūmanawa – About you

Our Ideal candidate will have:

  • A PhD
  • Preferably have spent some years as a Postdoc/Research Fellow
  • A developing record of scholarly research and publication
  • Demonstrated evidence of successful teaching
  • Good interpersonal skills
  • Demonstrated evidence of good oral and written communication skills.

The university is committed to building a diverse workforce and the School encourages applicants who are women, other gender minorities, Māori, Pasifika and from other groups underrepresented in the STEM sector.

For the position description please see here. If you have any questions regarding this role please get in touch with A/Prof Ivy Liu, Head of School. More information and application instructions.