The School is currently advertising the following position:
See the University of Sydney Research Office for information about postdoctoral and other fellowships offered by the University.
School of Mathematics and Statistics
Reference No. 373/0213
Closing date: 11 April 2013.
- Engage in research and scholarly activities
- Become an active member of the School
- Full-time fixed term for 2.5 years. Remuneration package: $104K$#8211;$124K p.a., which includes base salary, leave loading and up to 17% super.
The University of Sydney is Australia's first university with an outstanding global reputation for academic and research excellence. It employs over 7500 permanent staff supporting over 49,000 students.
The School of Mathematics and Statistics is one of the largest in Australia with research strengths in many areas of mathematics and statistics. The School attracts a strong body of excellent students as well as Australian Research Council grants, fellowships, and other competitive external funding
The current areas of research in statistics and probability within the School are asymptotic approximations and limit theorems, bioinformatics, applied probability, time series, extreme value theory, generalised linear mixed models, robust methods, variational approximations and computer intensive methods.
Applications are invited for a Lecturer in Statistics in the School of Mathematics and Statistics. You will engage in research and scholarly activities in mathematical statistics, as well as teach a range of courses and play an active role in the administration of the School.
Key requirements for this position are: a PhD (or equivalent qualification); demonstrated evidence of research ability and potential in an area of statistics, probability or stochastic processes; evidence of ability, versatility and commitment to excellence in undergraduate teaching; excellent written and verbal communication skills; the ability to work cooperatively with others.
Further information concerning the School's research activities and teaching program can be found on the School's websites:
- http://www.maths.usyd.edu.au/res/Research.html (Research information),
- http://www.maths.usyd.edu.au/u/UG/ (Undergraduate program),
- http://www.maths.usyd.edu.au/u/PG/ (Postgraduate program).
The position is full time, fixed term for 2.5 years, subject to the completion of a satisfactory probation period for new appointees. Membership of a University approved superannuation scheme is a condition of employment for new appointees.
Remuneration package: $104K–$124K p.a. (which includes a base salary, leave loading and up to 17% employer's contribution to superannuation).
Some assistance towards travelling cost and visa sponsorship may be available for the successful appointee if required. The level of appointment will be commensurate with experience and qualifications.
Note that applications must address the Selection Criteria. Resumes need to include a list of publications and contact details of at least three referees from a range of sources. Initial enquiries can be directed to Fabrice NoŽl on +61 2 8627 1218 or by email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Closing date for applications: 11 April 2013 (11:30pm Sydney time).
The University is an Equal Opportunity employer committed to equity, diversity and social inclusion. Applications from equity target groups and women are encouraged.
The University reserves the right not to proceed with any appointment.