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Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Stochastic Modelling & Applied Probability

Apply now Job no: 499014
Work type: Continuing - Full-time
Location: Adelaide
Categories: Faculty of Engineering, Computer & Mathematical Sciences, Level B, Level C

  • 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 Senior Lecturer/Lecturer in Stochastic Modelling & Applied Probability in the School of Mathematical Sciences and help us to drive research with profound impact and to participate in our vibrant learning environment.

The successful applicant will play a key role in the School’s development of new programs in data and decision science. In addition to this you will conduct high quality research in stochastic modelling and optimisation and collaborate with leading researchers in the School. You will also be involved in teaching undergraduate and postgraduate students in the areas of stochastic modelling and optimisation.

We seek candidates who have:

  • A PhD or equivalent in an area of Stochastic Modelling, Applied Probability, or a related field is required
  • An active research program in an area of Applied Mathematics
  • 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 per annum.

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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