University of New South Wales, Mathematics and Statistics

648 17294Position ID: UNSW-LECTURER2 [#17294]
Position Title: Lecturer - Pure Mathematics
Position Location: Sydney, NSW 2031, Australia [map]
Subject Area: Pure Mathematics
Application Deadline: 2021/03/08 11:59PMhelp popup (posted 2021/02/07, listed until 2021/08/07)
Position Description:    

Lecturer in Pure Mathematics • One of Australia’s leading research & teaching universities • Vibrant campus life with a strong sense of community & inclusion • Enjoy a career that makes a difference by collaborating & learning from the best

At UNSW, we pride ourselves on being a workplace where the best people come to do their best work.


The School of Mathematics and Statistics currently has more than sixty continuing academic staff and more than thirty research staff as well as visiting academics. UNSW is the only university in Australia to be ranked in the top 100 in the world in Mathematics and Statistics by each of the four ranking bodies: CWTS Leiden, ARWU, USNews, QS. The School embodies a broad range of research interests in the areas of applied and pure mathematics and statistics. In Pure Mathematics, the School has particular research strengths in Algebra, Analysis, Combinatorics, Geometry, Mathematical Physics and Number Theory. More broadly, the School also has research strengths in Bayesian and Monte Carlo Methods, Mathematical Modelling and Biomathematics, Biostatistics and Ecology, Computational Mathematics, Data Science, Dynamical Systems and Integrability, Data Science, Finance and Risk Analysis, Nonparametric Statistics, Ocean and Atmospheric Sciences, Optimisation, Stochastic Analysis, Stochastic Modelling and Fractional Calculus. The School is also expanding its teaching and research programs in Data Science. The School's research groups are interconnected, with frequent interactions between groups and with other schools and faculties both within and outside UNSW.

The Lecturer conducts research in areas that align with the research strengths in the School; and contributes actively to the School’s teaching activities across a range of undergraduate and postgraduate courses.

Women and candidates from diverse backgrounds are particularly encouraged to apply. ________________________________________ About the role • Level B - $109K - $128K plus 17% Superannuation and annual leave loading • Fixed Term – 5 years CTT (Convertible Tenure Track) • Full-time (35 hours per week) The Lecturer reports to the Head of School via the Head of the Pure Department.

Specific responsibilities for this role include:

• Actively carry out research in the areas that align with the research strengths in the School with a view to publication in influential and high-impact scholarly journals. • Work both collaboratively and independently on research grant proposals and applications to national competitive grant agencies and other funding bodies. • Develop research collaborations within the School as well as links with other groups on campus and with industry. • Develop research collaborations nationally and internationally. • Actively disseminate research findings at seminars and conferences within the School, the UNSW environment, nationally and internationally. • Supervise Honours and Masters Course Work projects; and supervise PhD and Masters Research students. • Teach mathematics courses to a range of audiences at the University. • Teach specialist Honours and Masters level courses. • Contribute to the design and delivery of the School’s teaching programs and courses. • Actively participate in School activities and demonstrate an ability and willingness take on leadership roles in the School. • Undertake administrative duties as specified by the Head of School and participate in School, • Faculty and/or University committees as required. • Align with and actively demonstrate the UNSW Values in Action: Our Behaviours and the UNSW Code of Conduct. • Cooperate with all health and safety policies and procedures of the university and take all reasonable care to ensure that your actions or omissions do not impact on the health and safety of yourself or others. About the successful applicant To be successful in this role you will have: • PhD or equivalent qualification in relevant mathematics sciences. • Demonstrated research ability in an area of Pure Mathematics, which aligns with the research directions in the School. Mathematicians working in algebra or geometry are particularly encouraged to apply. • Evidence of effective teaching experience. • Evidence of research group collaborations. • Capacity to conduct productive research at an international level. • Strong publication record in top, peer-reviewed journals. • A record, or demonstrated ability, of success in external research funding. • Ability to supervise PhD students. • Experience in student supervision including, for example, Honours and Masters and vacation scholar projects. • Excellent oral and written communication skills. • Excellent leadership skills, including competence in modelling behaviours that align with the University’s values and the ability to foster these in staff, students and the broader University community. • An understanding of and commitment to UNSW’s aims, objectives and values in action, together with relevant policies and guidelines. • Knowledge of health and safety responsibilities and commitment to attending relevant health and safety training

You should systematically address the selection criteria listed within the position description in your application. Please apply online - applications will not be accepted if sent to the contact listed. Contact: Daniel Chan E: Applications close: March 8th, 2021 ________________________________________ Find out more about working at UNSW at UNSW aspires to be the exemplar Australian university and employer of choice for people from diverse backgrounds. UNSW aims to ensure equality in recruitment, development, retention and promotion of staff and that no-one is disadvantaged on the basis of their gender, cultural background, disability, sexual orientation or identity or Indigenous heritage. We encourage everyone who meets the selection criteria to apply. UNSW partners with Australia’s leading diversity organisations, networks, and campaigns. Please refer to UNSW’s diversity offerings for further information on our flexible work and leave options, and support for carers (childcare, parent rooms, parental leave).

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