Research Fellow/Senior Research Fellow in Statistical Data Science@UWollongong

Faculty of Engineering & Information Sciences – School of Mathematics & Applied Statistics/ NIASRA

  • Fixed Term, full-time appointment (3 years, commencing April 2022)
  • Level B/C :  $104,870 – $127,382 + 17% superannuation

Closing date: 17 December 2021 23:59 AET

The National Institute for Applied Statistics Research Australia at the University of Wollongong, Australia, invites applications for a Research Fellow/Senior Research Fellow to join the Institute and the Data Science Team in the Research Hub for Transforming energy Infrastructure through Digital Engineering (TIDE).  The successful candidate will provide critical support through methodological development in Statistical Data Science to meet challenges faced in the energy sector. Areas of research include (and are not limited to)  

  • Statistical spatial and spatio-temporal modelling;  
  • Physical-statistical modelling; 
  • Bayesian inference and uncertainty quantification;  
  • Optimal design;  
  • Statistical machine learning;  
  • Time series modelling.  

 The appointee will collaborate closely with researchers at NIASRA, as well as other members of the Hub, which is based at the University of Western Australia. This is a vibrant and active research environment comprising inter-disciplinary expertise in oceanography, engineering, and data science. The successful candidate will have, or be close to having, a PhD in Statistics or a closely related discipline, good statistical modelling skills, good programming skills, and good communication skills. The position is for three years, with a possibility for extension.

For selection criteria, and to apply, please visit

Any queries should be directed to Andrew Zammit-Mangion