Lecturer / Senior Lecturer - School of Mathematical Sciences

Job no: 510111
Work type: Fixed term - Full-time
Campus: Adelaide
Categories: Level B, Level C, Faculty of Sciences, Engineering and Technology

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Lecturer (Level B) $100,933 – $119,391 or Senior Lecturer (Level C) $123,075 – $141,537 per annum plus an employer contribution of up to 17% superannuation will apply.

Three-year fixed term position available from 1 January 2023.  On conclusion of the three-year term, the position may be converted to a continuing position under the provisions of the University's Enterprise Agreement. 

The University of Adelaide is growing the statistics, data science, and stochastic modelling team in the School of Mathematical Sciences.  This is an opportunity for a highly motivated researcher and committed educator to join a School that is a leader in pedagogical innovation and received the highest possible rating of research quality in the mathematical sciences overall and in each of its disciplines in the two most recent ERA assessments.

The School has identified data science, broadly construed, as one of its strategic priorities.   We are seeking an enthusiastic colleague to work with us to expand our research and educational offerings in statistics, data science, and stochastic modelling.  Willingness to engage with industry would be an asset.

The School is strongly committed to increasing the diversity of its staff and students.  The available position is directed at applicants who are able to contribute to the diversity of the School community.

To be successful you will need:

Lecturer (Level B)

  • Demonstrated research ability that supports the School's research strengths in statistics, data science, stochastic modelling, or a related field
  • Record of research achievements as evidenced by publications in high-quality journals or conference proceedings
  • Ability to teach effectively using evidence-based pedagogy that promotes student engagement
  • Commitment to the principles of equity, diversity and inclusion, and ability to contribute to the diversity of the School community

Senior Lecturer (Level C)

  • Meet above criteria as listed for Lecturer (Level B)
  • Demonstrated ability to win significant research funding
  • Record of successful curriculum development or pedagogical innovation
  • Demonstrated ability to attract and supervise postgraduate students

Enjoy an outstanding career environment

The University of Adelaide is a uniquely rewarding workplace. The size, breadth and quality of our education and research programs - including significant industry, government and community collaborations - offers you vast scope and opportunity for a long, fulfilling career.

It also enables us to attract high-calibre people in all facets of our operations, ensuring you will be surrounded by talented colleagues, many world-leading. Our work's cutting-edge nature - not just in your own area, but across virtually the full spectrum of human endeavour - provides a constant source of inspiration.

Our culture is one that welcomes all and embraces diversity consistent with our Staff Values and Behaviour Framework and our Values of integrity, respect, collegiality, excellence and discovery. We firmly believe that our people are our most valuable asset, so we work to grow and diversify the skills, knowledge and capability of all our staff.

We embrace flexibility as a key principle to allow our people to manage the changing demands of work, personal and family life. Flexible working arrangements are on offer for all roles at the University.

In addition, we offer a wide range of attractive staff benefits. These include: salary packaging; flexible work arrangements; high-quality professional development programs and activities; and an on-campus health clinic, gym and other fitness facilities.

Learn more at: adelaide.edu.au/jobs

Your faculty's broader role

The Faculty of Sciences, Engineering and Technology is a multidisciplinary hub of cutting-edge teaching and research. Many of its academic staff are world leaders in their fields and graduates are highly regarded by employers. The Faculty actively partners with innovative industries to solve problems of global significance. 

Learn more at: set.adelaide.edu.au

If you have the talent, we'll give you the opportunity. Together, let's make history.

Click on the ‘Apply Now’ button to be taken through to the online application form. Please ensure you submit a cover letter, resume, and upload a document that includes your responses to all of the selection criteria for the position as contained in the position description or selection criteria document.


Applications close 11:55pm, 21 August 2022.

For further information

For a confidential discussion regarding this position, contact:

Professor Finnur Lárusson

Head, School of Mathematical Sciences
P: +61 (8) 8313 3528
E:  finnur.larusson@adelaide.edu.au

You'll find a full position description and/or selection criteria below: (If no links appear, try viewing on another device)

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


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