University of Sydney

Lecturer in Mathematical Biology

·       Full time 2.5 year fixed term, located on the Camperdown Campus at the School of Mathematics and Statistics

·       Opportunity to make valuable contributions to research in Mathematical Biology

·       Base Salary Level B $113,184  p.a. - $134,403 p.a. + 17% superannuation



About the opportunity


We are one of the largest mathematical sciences schools in Australia, and the University of Sydney is the only Australian university to have received the highest rating of 5 out of 5 for research in the mathematical sciences in every Australian Research Council Excellence in Research for Australia assessment to date. The University also hosts the Sydney Mathematical Research Institute (SMRI), which attracts leading mathematical scientists from all over the world to do research with Australian collaborators.


The University of Sydney is welcoming applications for a Lecturer in Mathematical Biology.  The successful applicant will be working under the supervision of Professor Eduardo G. Altmann, Head of School and Professor Peter Kim. The successful applicant will undertake research in mathematical biology with preference given to candidates who can collaborate with Prof. Kim in the mathematical modelling of human evolution and cancer-immune dynamics.

Your key responsibilities will be to:

·       contribute to knowledge within mathematical biology, particularly in mathematical modelling of human evolution and cancer-immune dynamics

·       influence outstanding teaching and learning outcomes

·       contribute to research, education, and administrative activities

·       develop an academic profile through conferences, seminars and outreach activities (e.g. school outreach and orientation activities).

·       enhance a positive workplace culture and strategic direction of the University.

The School of Mathematics and Statistics of the University of Sydney is one of the largest in Australia. It has more than 89 academic staff who supervise research and teach 74 postgraduate students and 925 equivalent full-time student-load undergraduate students.

To learn more about the School of Mathematics and Statistics click here

About you

The University values courage and creativity; openness and engagement; inclusion and diversity; and respect and integrity. As such, we see the importance of recruiting talent aligned to these values and are looking for a Lecturer who has:

To keep our community safe, please be aware of our COVID safety precautions which form our conditions of entry for all staff, students and visitors coming to campus.


Pre-employment checks

Your employment is conditional upon the completion of all roles required pre-employment or background checks in terms satisfactory to the University. Similarly, your ongoing employment is conditional upon the satisfactory maintenance of all relevant clearances and background check requirements. If you do not meet these conditions, the University may take any necessary step, including the termination of your employment.


Closing date for applications

11.59pm, 28 August 2022

How to apply

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