Lecturer in Statistical Data Science @Macquarie

Location: School of Mathematical and Physical Sciences, Macquarie University
Employment Type: Full time, continuing
Salary package: Level B
Closing Date: 11:59 pm; Sunday 5 May 2024

About the opportunity

The School of Mathematical and Physical Sciences at Macquarie University (MQ) in Sydney Australia is making a substantial investment to grow its research capacity in statistical data science and seeks to appoint an outstanding candidate to a continuing position as Lecturer (Level B).

The successful appointee will be employed under the ‘Teaching and Research Academic job family — a balanced academic role which combines elements of research, teaching, leadership and service’, typically at 40% research, 40% teaching and 20% service distribution.

In research, the appointee will be expected to conduct high-quality independent and collaborative research in Statistical Data Science with a preference that this research enables new collaborations within the School and across the University including but not limited to Astrostatistics, Biostatistics, Computational Statistics, Medical Statistics, Statistical Image Analysis, and Statistical Machine Learning. Experience with or potential to build industry collaborations would be highly valued.

In teaching, the appointee will teach into one or more of our degrees, including the undergraduate major in Statistical Data Science, the Master of Applied Statistics degree, and the Master of Data Science. The appointee will be mentored to develop a teaching philosophy and pedagogy that improves the student experience, outcomes, and employability.

About Us

The School of Mathematical and Physical Sciences was formed in January 2021 and 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 investment in the area of Mathematics.
Macquarie is a university engaged with the real and often complex problems and opportunities that define our lives. Since our foundation 57 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.

Macquarie University‘s goal is to increase the proportion of women, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, and diverse peoples of all backgrounds in Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics and Medicine (STEMM) roles. Applications are considered holistically, and candidates are encouraged to apply even if they may not feel strong on every individual selection criterion. For more information, please visit our Equity, Diversity and Inclusion page https://staff.mq.edu.au/work/diversity-inclusion.

How to apply

Learn more about this position.
Enquiries: Professor Samuel Muller, Head of School at samuel.muller@mq.edu.au
Job URL link: https://mq.wd3.myworkdayjobs.com/en-US/CareersatMQ/details/Lecturer-in-Mathematics_R000010406-1.