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.

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.