Lecturer in Applied Mathematics@Victoria Uni Wellington

Close Date for Vacancy: 25 February 2022

Te Herenga Waka – Victoria University of Wellington is currently recruiting a Lecturer in Applied Mathematics.

We seek a dynamic academic with a developing record of research in any branch of Applied Mathematics. The successful applicant will help build further links with engineering and the physical sciences and contribute to the Mathematics programme at Victoria University of Wellington.

The appointee will undertake undergraduate and postgraduate teaching in applied mathematics at all levels. They will promote learning among students within a wide range of applied mathematics domains and undertake supervision of postgraduate research students on both theoretical and applied topics. They will conduct an on-going research programme of international standard, in keeping with the university’s emphasis on high-quality scholarship. They 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 Ph.D. in Mathematics or in a related field.
  • 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 under-represented 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.

Lecturer in Statistical Inference for Complex Models@QUT

Closing date: 09-Jan-2022

Campus: Gardens Point

Remuneration: Total remuneration range: $119,829 to $142,312 pa (LEVB) (inclusive of $101,257 to $120,255 pa salary and 17% superannuation)

Status: Fixed-term, full-time basis for 4 years

Position contact: Professor Chris Drovandi (07) 3138 1756

The School of Mathematical Sciences at QUT is looking to recruit a Lecturer (Level B) who is able to provide strategic capacity in both research and learning and teaching within the school with expertise in statistical inference for complex models.

We are seeking applicants with expertise in the development of novel statistical methods and algorithms to perform parameter estimation and model selection for complex models, which can have varying levels of intractability. There is an opportunity to collaborate with researchers in domains where complex models are prevalent, such as mathematical biology and epidemiology.

The ideal candidate will have demonstrated expertise in Bayesian statistics, particularly in new computational algorithms and their associated theory. Applicants for this position will ideally have a strong publication track- record (relative to opportunity) in statistics and/or machine learning with an emphasis on computational Bayesian methods.

The candidate will have an ability and strong interest in providing high-quality statistics and data science learning experiences for students in the QUT BMath and BDataSc degrees, as well as for students from other fields where statistics is used, such as engineering, science and health.

For information see here (pdf), and to apply see here.

Research Fellow in Statistical Science@UWollongong

Closing Date: 6 February 2022, 11:59PM AEDT

The Centre for Environmental Informatics (CEI) in the National Institute for Applied Statistics Research Australia (Centre for Environmental Informatics – University of Wollongong – UOW) is seeking a highly motivated postdoctoral Research Fellow in Statistical Science for up to three years, to join CEI Director Dist. Prof Noel Cressie and Assoc. Prof Andrew Zammit Mangion on a major initiative from the Australian Research Council: Securing Antarctica’s Environmental Future (SAEF). SAEF will deliver interdisciplinary science to forecast environmental change across Antarctica, the sub-Antarctic, and the Southern Ocean; deploy effective environmental-stewardship strategies in the face of this change; and secure Antarctica as a natural reserve devoted to peace and science (https://arcsaef.com). 
Details about the position can be found at:
Research Fellow in Statistical Science – University of Wollongong Careers (oraclecloud.com) 

The successful candidate will use statistical data science skills in areas that include the development and implementation of regional-climate data fusion, statistical downscaling, ice-sheet model calibration, and studying the effects of present and future climate on biodiversity in Antarctica. This will involve collaboration with researchers from SAEF’s participating universities and research institutions.

Wollongong is a highly liveable city on the beautiful Illawarra coast, about 50 miles (80km) south of Sydney.

Contact: Dist. Prof Noel Cressie (ncressie@uow.edu.au)

Lecturer: Mathematical Sciences (Teaching Academic A/B)@UniSA

  • Be part of an exciting future in Mathematical Sciences at UniSA, Mawson Lakes campus
  • Full-time, fixed-term contract until 31 December 2022
  • Commencement Salary: $72,218 (Level A) or $101,784 (Level B) per annum (plus 17% superannuation)
  • Applications close: 11.30pm Monday 6 December 2021

Along with being an enthusiastic and collaborative colleague, you will have a genuine commitment to student learning. Some of the key skills and experience you’ll bring include:

Level A

  • Bachelor qualification and postgraduate qualification and/or relevant industry/discipline experience in Mathematics, Statistics, or similar
  • Ability to undertake a range of teaching duties
  • Knowledge and understanding of a range of contemporary teaching methodologies

Level B

  • A postgraduate degree or equivalent professional/industry experience in Mathematics, Statistics or similar
  • Demonstrated ability and experience in teaching, including design and preparation of teaching activities and resources
  • Understanding of and experience in using a range of contemporary teaching methodologies

Level A and B

  • High-level communication skills including demonstrated ability to effectively collaborate with team members, colleagues, and external parties
  • Empathy for students from a variety of backgrounds
  • High-level administrative and organisational skills

3 Teaching Research Lecturers (Level B)@UniSA

Mathematical Sciences at UniSA, Mawson Lakes campus

Commencement Salary: $101,784 per annum (plus 17% superannuation)

Applications close: 11.30pm Monday 6 December 2021

Along with being an enthusiastic and collaborative colleague, you will have a genuine commitment to student learning and to innovative research. Some of the key skills and experience you’ll bring include:

  • A doctoral qualification in Mathematics, Statistics, or similar (candidates nearing completion are also encouraged to apply)
  • Demonstrated ability and experience in teaching, including design and preparation of teaching activities
  • Ability to undertake research in one or more of the following areas:
    • Applied statistics
    • Applied optimisation
    • Classical applied mathematical modelling
  • Excellent communication skills and empathy for students from a variety of backgrounds
  • Understanding of and experience in using a range of contemporary teaching methodologies

More information and application info at this link

Research Fellow in Mathematics and Statistics@USydney

  • Full time 3 years fixed term employment, located on the Camperdown campus at the School of Mathematics and Statistics 
  • Base Salary Level B $110K – $131 p.a. + 17% superannuation 
  • Closing date: 11.59pm, Thursday 16 December 2021

The University of Sydney is welcoming applications for a Research Fellow in Mathematics and Statistics.The successful applicant will undertake research in the areas of mathematics or statistics and be affiliated with SMRI. Preference will be given to candidates working in the areas of applied mathematics, or theoretical or applied statistics, and who will be able to build capacity in these areas at SMRI through the organization of seminars, conferences, or outreach activities.

Your key responsibilities will be to:

  • demonstrate research excellence in mathematics or statistics
  • develop research collaborations
  • assist with grant writing and publishing original work
  • experience in student supervision at the undergraduate and postgraduate level
  • contribute to successful applications for competitive research grants and/ or funding to deliver research impact
  • develop your profile and the profile of SMRI in the areas of applied mathematics or statistics through conferences and seminars
  • enhance relationships with outputs such as research and development, commercialisation, improved practices, and policy development.

For more information and to apply, please see here.

Mathematics Manager – Victorian Curriculum and Assessment Authority

Ongoing/Full time

Salary Range: $125,893 – $168,473

Applications close: midnight 26 November 2021

The Mathematics Curriculum Manager works in the Curriculum Division of the Victorian Curriculum and Assessment Authority (VCAA), alongside Curriculum Managers for other learning areas and capabilities.  The role reports to the Executive Director of the Division.

The Ongoing Mathematics Curriculum Manager will work closely with the Curriculum Managers.

The Ongoing Mathematics Curriculum Manager role provides the incumbent with exciting opportunities to proactively provide support to teachers across the three schooling sectors and to stakeholders on a statewide basis.  The combination of resource development and professional learning provision offers incumbent substantial opportunities to enhance their professional repertoire and make an important contribution to Mathematics education in Victoria.

If you have Mathematics qualifications and expertise and a strong and successful Mathematics teaching background and wish to contribute to excellent Mathematics teaching, please consider applying for this exciting role.

For more details regarding this position please see https://jobs.careers.vic.gov.au/jobs/VG-DET-VCAA-20003698B.

Lecturer or Senior Lecturer in Applied and/or Computational Mathematics – Continuing, Tenure Track@ANU

Classification:       Academic Level B or C
Salary Package:    Level B  $101,805 – $115,428 pa plus 17% superannuation
                              Level C $122,240 – $135.866 pa plus 17% superannuation
Terms:                   Full-time, continuing and/or tenure track

Closing date: 21 November 2021

The Mathematical Sciences Institute (MSI) is seeking to appoint two continuing and/or tenure track mathematicians in the areas of applied and/or computational mathematics.

These positions are available at the Academic Level B and/or Level C (which equate to the positions of Assistant/Associate Professor within the United States of America).

The Mathematical Sciences Institute is seeking to offer up to two continuing and/or tenure track appointments at the Academic Level B and/or Level C (which equate to the positions of Assistant/Associate Professor within the United States of America).

These positions are established for early to mid-career academics to pursue their research career in applied and/or computational mathematics.  MSI is particularly keen to invigorate its teaching and research programs in the areas of scientific computing, high-performance computing, data science and welcomes applications from candidates in these areas. Nevertheless, applicants in all areas of applied and computational mathematics will be seriously considered.

The level of this appointment, Academic Level B or C, is to be determined by the appointee’s current research and teaching expertise.

Applicants are expected to have an outstanding record in research and teaching relative to the level of their application. The positions involve teaching both in the candidate’s area of specialisation and standard mathematics undergraduate courses.  Successful candidates will have access to a four-year start up grant to support research, visitors and conference travel.

Joint appointments with other parts of the University are a possibility, depending on their fit with other research groups at ANU.

For more information or to apply, see this page.

Associate Professor, Senior Lecturer, or Lecturer in Mathematics (Female Only) – Continuing, Tenure Track@ANU

Classification:              Academic Level D, C or B
Salary Package:           Level B $101,805 – $115,428 pa plus 17% superannuation
                                    Level C $122, 240 – $135,866 pa plus 17% superannuation
                                    Level D $146,080 – $159,582 pa plus 17% superannuation
Terms:                         Full-time, continuing and/or tenure track

Closing date: 21 November 2021

The Mathematical Sciences Institute (MSI) is strongly committed to improving the gender balance amongst staff and students.  It is taking proactive action towards this goal by advertising a full-time continuing female-only position.

The position is available at academic Level B, C or D (the latter equates to the position of Professor within the United States of America) depending on the experience of the candidate, and is open to all fields of mathematics, but preference may be given to a candidate whose research interests align with one or more of the existing research programs.

These positions are established for mid to later career academics to pursue their research-focused career in any field of mathematics, preferably in the research interests that align with one or more of the existing research programs

The level of this appointment, Academic Level D, C or B is to be determined by the appointee’s current research and teaching expertise.

Applicants are expected to have an outstanding record in research and teaching relative to the level of their application. The positions involve teaching both in the candidate’s area of specialisation and standard mathematics undergraduate courses.  Successful candidates will have access to a four-year start up grant to support research, visitors and conference travel.

Joint appointments with other parts of the University are a possibility, depending on their fit with other research groups at ANU.

More info and application process at this page.

Lecturer in secondary mathematics@USydney

Full time, continuing role, based in Camperdown Campus 

Exciting opportunity to contribute teaching and research expertise in the area of secondary mathematics education learning and curriculum

Base Salary $110,856 + 17% superannuation  

Closing date: 11.30pm, Monday 22 November 2021

The Lecturer in Secondary Mathematics will contribute to teaching and research expertise in the area of secondary mathematics education, learning and curriculum for the Sydney School of Education and Social Work. The appointee should have classroom teaching experience in secondary school settings, knowledge of current relevant school curriculum as well as research expertise in a related area of mathematics education and be prepared to contribute to secondary teacher professional learning initiatives offered by the Faculty and/or STEM Teacher Enrichment Academy.

Key responsibilities include teaching, curriculum designing, planning, evaluation and unit co-ordination of Secondary Mathematics units of study in the Master of Teaching, and Bachelor of Education (Secondary): Mathematics/Bachelor of Science programs within the Sydney School of Education and Social Work while continuing to build their research contribution, expertise and impact.

More details and apply at this page