University of Queensland, School of Mathematics and Physics

638 14555Position ID: UQ-LSLFM [#14555, 508312]
Position Title: Lecturer / Senior Lecturer in Financial Mathematics
Position Type: Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location: Brisbane, Queensland 4072, Australia [map]
Subject Area: Financial Mathematics
Application Deadline: 2019/10/23 11:59PMhelp popup finished (2019/09/22, finished 2020/04/26, listed until 2019/10/23)
Position Description:    

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Lecturer / Senior Lecturer in Financial Mathematics



The University of Queensland is recognised nationally and internationally for its research programs across a broad area of mathematics and statistics, and is the leading provider of tertiary mathematics education in Queensland. The School of Mathematics and Physics hosts several research centres and is an active partner in a number of multidisciplinary research groups both within and external to the University. Our staff are recognised internationally for their active and dynamic research programs across a wide range of areas in mathematics.


The University of Queensland is one of the top three universities in Australia, measured by the quality of its comprehensive range of research fields. In addition to providing excellent potential for interdisciplinary research, the University is located in the vibrant riverfront city of Brisbane, whose sub-tropical climate, cultural diversity, and proximity to coastal regions make it an attractive environment in which to live.


About This Opportunity


The successful appointee will be expected to:

  • teach undergraduate and postgraduate mathematics courses;
  • engage in curriculum development;
  • supervise postgraduate and honours students;
  • conduct high-quality research;
  • perform administrative, outreach and other activities associated with the School.

This position is located at our picturesque St Lucia campus (, renowned as one of Australia’s most attractive university campuses, and located just 7km from Brisbane’s city centre. Bounded by the Brisbane River on three sides, and with outstanding public transport connections, our 114-hectare site provides a perfect work environment – you can enjoy the best of both worlds: a vibrant campus with the tradition of an established university.


For US applicants, please note that Australian Universities use British terminology, as such a Lecturer position is equivalent to that of a non-tenured Assistant Professor position in the US.


Our Ideal Candidate


Applicants should have a strong publication record relative to opportunity, as well as potential to attract research grants. They will be an enthusiastic teacher, with the ability to teach courses and supervise projects in financial mathematics and other areas of mathematics or statistics. Applicants should address how their research complements and supplements our current research strengths.


We value diversity and inclusion, and actively encourage applications from those who bring diversity to the University. Our Diversity and Inclusion webpage ( contains further information if you require additional support. Accessibility requirements and/or adjustments can be directed to


What We Can Offer


This is a full-time, continuing position at Academic level B/C.


The full-time equivalent base salary will be in the range AUD$95,771 - $135,276 plus super of up to 17%. The total FTE package will be in the range AUD$112,052 - $158,272.


You will be able to take advantage of UQ Sport Facilities (, recreation leave loading, salary sacrificing options, on-campus childcare, discounted private health insurance, cheap parking, development programs ( and many other benefits.


For further information, please review The University of Queensland's Enterprise Bargaining Agreement 2018-2021 (


Our Selection Process


Please note that Seminars and Interviews have been scheduled for the week commencing 18 November 2019 at The University of Queensland's St Lucia campus.


As part of the Selection Process, applicants shortlisted for interview will be required to present a seminar and mock lecture to members of the school community prior to their scheduled interview. Research seminars and lecture topics will be provided with adequate notice to shortlisted candidates.


The University of Queensland is committed to ensuring all candidates are provided with the opportunity to attend the panel interviews, however, for those candidates who are unable to attend in person, video interview options will be available.




To discuss this role please contact: Associate Professor Tony Roberts on +61 7 3365 3263 or email For application queries, please contact stating the job number in the subject line.


Want to Apply?


To submit an application for this role, go to and use the Apply button. All applicants must supply the following documents: Cover letter; Resume; Responses to the Selection Criteria.


Applications close: 23 October 2019


Job No: 508312

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