Postdoctoral Research Associate – Mathematical Biology @Sydney

Closing date: 21 December 2022
Campus: School of Mathematics and Statistics, Darlington Campus, The University of Sydney
Remuneration: Base Salary Level A, $98,645 – $105,305 + 17% superannuation
Status: Full time fixed term for 18 months

The successful candidate will work under the supervision of Professor Mary Myerscough on the formulation and numerical solution of partial integro-differential equation models for the development of atherosclerotic plaques, which include structured population of macrophages and other immune cells.

For more information and to apply, please check the University of Sydney careers site.

Lecturer / Senior Lecturer, Mathematics @Deakin

Closing date: 14 December 2022
Campus: School of Information Technology, Burwood Campus in Melbourne
Remuneration: Level B $104,619 – $123,739 + 17% Superannuation, Level C $127,561 – $146,683 + 17% Superannuation
Status: Full-time, continuing

The Lecturer / Senior Lecturer, Mathematics is situated in our School of Information Technology in the Faculty of Science, Engineering and Built Environment.  The School is seeking someone who is passionate about mathematics and about working in a team, with active approaches to learning mathematics and driving high impact research. The appointee will also maintain links and partnerships with relevant academic, industry and professional communities in Mathematics and Computer Science.

For more information and to apply, please check the Deakin University Site.

Flora Philip Fellowship @Edinburgh

Location: School of Mathematics, University of Edinburgh
Closing Date: 24 November 2022
Status: Postdoctoral researcher, 4 years

The School of Mathematics at the University of Edinburgh is advertising the Flora Philip Fellowship; a new 4-year independent position for early career researchers from under-represented backgrounds. Closing date for applications is 24th November 2022.

For more information and to apply, click here.

Lecturer in Mathematical Sciences @QUT

Closing date: 28 November 2022
Campus: School of Mathematical Sciences, Faculty of Science, Queensland University of Technology, Gardens Point
Remuneration: Level B
Status: Ongoing
Reference: 221174

The School of Mathematical Sciences at QUT is committed to a gender-equitable workplace. To advance gender-equity, the School is seeking to improve gender balance among staff by recruiting an ongoing staff member (women only) who is able to provide strategic capacity in both research and learning & teaching within the School in any field of applied or computational mathematics, operations research or statistics. The successful candidate will focus their teaching on providing high-quality learning experiences in QUT’s Bachelor of Mathematics (majors in applied and computational mathematics, statistics and operations research), Bachelor of Mathematics (Honours), Bachelor of Data Science and to students in related disciplines such as engineering, and the natural and health sciences. The appointee’s research interests will ideally align with existing strengths in the School of Mathematical Sciences.

For further information about the position and a copy of the Position Description please go to QUT Careers: see Job Ref 221174.

Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Statistical Data Science @QUT

Closing date: 28 November 2022
Campus: School of Mathematical Sciences, Faculty of Science, Queensland University of Technology, Gardens Point
Remuneration: Level B / Level C
Status: Ongoing
Reference: 221165

The School of Mathematical Sciences at QUT is recruiting an ongoing staff member to provide strategic capacity in Statistical or Mathematical focused research and learning and teaching within the discipline of Data Science. The position will be offered at Lecturer (Level B) or Senior Lecturer (Level C), depending on experience. These levels correspond to Assistant/Associate Professor positions in North American Universities.
Candidates with expertise in the development of new statistical methods for analysing data will be preferred. Expert knowledge and practical experience with statistical machine learning are desirable. Applications from other areas of statistical or mathematical data science are welcome.
The successful candidate will focus their teaching on providing high-quality learning experiences in QUT’s Bachelor of Mathematics (including majors in Applied and Computational Mathematics, Statistics and Operations Research) and Bachelor of Mathematics (Honours), Bachelor of Data Science, Master of Data Analytics, and to students in related disciplines such as engineering, and the natural and health sciences.

For further information about the position and a copy of the Position Description please go to QUT Career: see Job Ref 221165.

Step up as an STA STEM Ambassador

Science & Technology Australia’s STEM Ambassadors program is now open for applications.

The STA STEM Ambassadors program pairs science and technology experts with their local Federal MP or Senator. Ambassadors meet with their Parliamentarian several times each year to discuss STEM topics of interest and enhance Parliamentarians’ access to STEM expertise.

This innovative program was created by STA in 2019, and has since trained 41 STEM Ambassadors matched with MPs and Senators.

In this new program intake, another 22 MPs and Senators from across the breadth of the Parliament have asked for a STEM Ambassador for 2023-24.

The STEM Ambassadors are drawn from Science & Technology Australia’s member organisations and come from a diverse range of academic backgrounds and interests.

STEM sector professionals who are members of STA member organisations are encouraged to apply for the program.

Applications close 9am AEDT Monday 7 November 2022.

Senior Lecturer/Lecturer in Mathematics @Newcastle

Closing date: 31 October
Campus: Callaghan Campus
Remuneration: Academic Level B or C, $103,221 to $145,803.
Status: Full-time, Permanent role

For more information, see

Call for PhD Student Research Symposia in 2023 – Expressions of Interest

MATRIX and AMSI invite PhD students in the mathematical sciences around Australia to design and run their own research symposia in 2023. Students will be supported through:

  • assessment and guidance from the MATRIX Scientific Committee
  • promotion via the MATRIX and AMSI websites, email subscriber lists and twitter
  • video conferencing advice and guidance (if required)
  • access to the online collaboration platform Sococo (Q1-Q3 2023)
  • access to MATRIX facilities in Creswick for two selected symposia to meet in-person
  • collaboration awards through competitive application to our MATRIX-AMSI PhD Student Research Collaboration scheme

Further details:


Closing date for EOIs: Friday, 25 November 2022

John Nesbit Fellow in Pure Mathematics @UQ

Closing date: 18 November at 11.00pm
Campus: University of Queensland; School of Mathematics and Physics
Remuneration: Level A: $72,144.35–$96,530.67 per annum plus super of up to 17%. The total FTE package will be in the range $84,408.89–$112,940.88 per annum.
Status: Fixed-term position for up to 3 years
Reference: R-18365

The John Nesbit Fellowship in Pure Mathematics will support a recent PhD graduate to lay the foundations for a successful career within or outside of academia. The position is research-focused, with the Fellow expected to dedicate approximately 20% of their time to teaching.

Key responsibilities will include:


  • Conduct research in an area of pure mathematics.
  • Publish research in high-quality peer-reviewed journals.
  • Present research at conferences and seminars.
  • Actively participate in the activities of the pure mathematics group within the School; work effectively in a collaborative research environment.


  • Contribute to the teaching of mathematics, as directed by the Head of Mathematics.
  • Contribute to the supervision of Honours and Higher Degree Research students, as appropriate.

Service and Engagement

  • Perform a range of administrative functions in the School.
  • Contribute to the processes that enable the academic team to manage the work of the School, including participation in School decision-making.

About You

  • PhD in mathematics or a related discipline, awarded no earlier than 01 January, 2019. In exceptional circumstances, such as significant carer responsibilities, an earlier award date may be accepted.
  • Demonstrated ability to carry out high-quality research in pure mathematics.
  • Track record of publications in internationally recognised peer-reviewed journals.
  • Demonstrated ability or potential to teach courses at undergraduate and postgraduate level.
  • Ability to work collaboratively and to take initiative and work independently.
  • Highly developed interpersonal and written communication skills.

To discuss this role please contact Professor Jorgen Rasmussen via
For application queries, please contact stating the job reference number (R-18365) in the subject line.
Apply via this link: Workday

Associate Professor/Professor in Statistical Data Science @Sydney

Location: School of Mathematics and Statistics, The University of Sydney, Camperdown Campus
Employment Type: Full time
Duration: continuing
Remuneration: competitive (see application link below)
Closing Date: 11.59pm; 27 November 2022

• Exciting opportunity for an outstanding senior academic who is a leading authority within their discipline
• Located on the Camperdown Campus at the School of Mathematics and Statistics
• Continuing position with an attractive remuneration package

About the opportunity

The School of Mathematics and Statistics is one of the largest mathematical sciences schools in Australia and is world-renowned for its research in pure mathematics, applied mathematics and mathematical statistics. The school attracts a strong body of excellent students as well as a large number of outstanding researchers, many of whom hold Fellowships and grants.

We are seeking to appoint an outstanding Associate Professor/Professor in Statistical Data Science to our School of Mathematics and Statistics. The School of Mathematics and Statistics is looking to expand its capacity in research and engagement in Data Science & Applied Statistics. Therefore, we are looking for a candidate who has a wide network of established relationships with key academic, industry and professional institutions, partners and stakeholders that can be leveraged to enhance the standing of the specialty, school, faculty and University. Additionally, The University of Sydney is planning to implement a new online masters course, the Master of Data Analytics. The course will be led by the Faculty of Science and draw on expertise from across the University to create a distinctive offering that will support career advancement across industries and sectors.

Your key responsibilities will be to:

• undertake research in multiple time-scale dynamical systems theory and its application
• publish research papers
• demonstrate research excellence.

About you

The University values courage and creativity; openness and engagement; inclusion and diversity; and respect and integrity. As such, we see the importance of recruiting talent aligned to these values and are looking for an Associate Professor/Professor in Statistical Data Science who has:

• curriculum design expertise that can connect modern research in Statistics to teaching and engagement opportunities in Data Science
• experience in online teaching and curriculum development and will lead and teach into the Master of Data Analytics initiative, coordinating its development, implementation, and the associated UoSs.
• an independent and active research line in Applied Statistics or Data Science, compatible with the high standards and aspirations of our school and University
• a distinguished record of teaching excellence shown through student outcomes
• a distinguished record in research commensurate with your level of experience including competitive research grants, publications, and evidence of recognition within the broader discipline
• the potential to attract external funding and connect to partners both external and internal to the University
• experience supervising and supporting higher degree research students and Honours students.

We are ideally looking to appoint at the Associate Professor or Professor level. For exceptional talent, however, we would also consider emerging scholars appointable at the Senior Lecturer level or industry professionals capable of operating effectively in an academic environment and appointable as a Professor of Practice.

Further information about the typical responsibilities for each of these types of appointments is included in the Position Descriptions on the application page.
NOTE: This is a regular 40:40:20 position but it will be directed to the coordination of the Master of Data Analytics.

Term and remuneration

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.

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.

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

Learn more about this position and apply:

For a confidential discussion about the role, or if you require reasonable adjustment or support filling out this application, please contact: Lucy Porter (Senior Talent Partner, Senior Talent Acquisition, Recruitment Operations) on +61 429 771 115 or by email

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