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Lecturer/ Senior Lecturer/ Associate Professor in Statistics, School of Mathematical Sciences

Apply now Job no: 499012
Work type: Continuing - Full-time
Location: Adelaide
Categories: Faculty of Engineering, Computer & Mathematical Sciences, Level B, Level C, Level D

  • We will accept applications only from suitably qualified women under section 47 of the Equal Opportunity Act 1984
  • Continuing position available immediately
  • Play a key role in the School’s development of new programs in data and decision science

The Faculty of Engineering, Computer and Mathematical Sciences at the University of Adelaide strives to develop a culture of high performance, collaboration and respect that attracts and nurtures exceptional talent to deliver excellence. We invite applications from suitably qualified women to join us as Associate Professor/Senior Lecturer/Lecturer in Statistics in the School of Mathematical Sciences to drive research with profound impact and to participate in our vibrant learning environment. 

The successful candidate will help lead the School’s development of new programs in data and decision science. Appointments at Level D will also have the opportunity to contribute to the leadership of the School.  You will conduct high quality research in statistics and collaborate within the School’s research programs with opportunities to work alongside leading researchers across the university. You will also be involved in teaching undergraduate and postgraduate students in theoretical and applied statistics.

We seek candidates who have:

  • A PhD or equivalent in an area of Statistics or a related field is required
  • An active research program in an area of Statistics
  • Enthusiasm and ability to teach at all levels
  • Excellent communication skills and the ability to work in a team environment.

A variety of flexible working arrangements are available for the successful candidate.

The Faculty of Engineering, Computer and Mathematical Sciences celebrates diversity and has a range of programs available to support our staff and students in their academic lives. Among them, the ECMS Dependant Travel Fund supports staff with caring responsibilities to participate in conferences, workshops, field trips and other approved work related travel.  Faculty staff returning from parental leave of at least 12 weeks are also supported through our Staff Research Support Transition Scheme.

The University of Adelaide is committed to proactively address cultural and structural impediments to equity throughout the organisation. In order to grow and strengthen the talent pipeline, our Dornwell Framework established in 2015 pledged to actively source and encourage more women into our recruitment processes. The women-only requirement is a lawful special measure under section 47 of the Equal Opportunity Act 1984.

For more information about gender equity initiatives at the University of Adelaide please visit

Salary: (Level B) $96,135 - $113,788 | (Level C) $117,310 - $134,966 | (Level D) $140,845 - $154,965 per annum depending on experience.

Superannuation: An employer contribution of up to 17% applies.

Term of position: This continuing position is available immediately.

Please address and upload your responses to the selection criteria within the online application.

For a confidential discussion about this position, please contact A/Prof Gary Glonek, Head, School of Mathematical Sciences, telephone: + 61 8 8313 3218 or email:

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Closing date: 11.55pm, 9 September 2018

The University of Adelaide is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. Women & Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people who meet the requirements of this position are strongly encouraged to apply.



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