Mathematical Sciences Institute, The Australian National University

539 11669Position ID: ANU-PDAW [#11669, 519460]
Position Title: Postdoctoral Fellow
Position Type: Postdoctoral
Position Location: Canberra, Australian Capital Territory 2601, Australia [map]
Subject Area: methodological and theoretical statistics
Application Deadline: finished (2018/01/31, finished 2019/02/03)
Position Description:    

*** this position has been closed, and no new applications will be accepted. ***

Postdoctoral Fellow

Job no: 519460

Classification: Academic Level A

Salary Package:

  • Level A $70,107 – $88,446 pa plus 17% superannuation

Terms: Full time, Continuing (Contingent Funded) employment with an initial period of 2 year appointment

Position overview

The Postdoctoral Fellow will contribute to the ARC Discovery Project grant "Dimension reduction and model selection for statistically challenging data" and will be working closely with the Chief Investigators of the project; Professor Alan Welsh, Dr Francis Hui of the Mathematical Sciences institute, ANU, and Professor Samuel Mueller of the School of Mathematics and Statistics, The University of Sydney. The Postdoctoral Fellow will have the opportunity to spend several weeks each year at The University of Sydney to work with Professor Mueller, to undertake research related to the project, to further enhance research collaboration and build networks.

Applicants are expected to have an outstanding research record in Statistics or a related area. Preference will be given to candidates who have experience in methodological and theoretical statistics, and good computer skills.

MSI is committed to improving gender balance amongst staff and students in the Field of STEM. Female, early career academics are strongly encouraged to apply for this position.

Application information

Please note application documentation, except 3 reference letters, must be submitted online via the ANU Recruitment portal.

Your application must include following documents:

  • A coverin letter or statement addressing the selection criteria.
  • A current curriculum vitae (CV), including a publication list.
  • At least three (3) current letters of recommendation and a coversheet. The reference letters should be uploaded by the referees to website.

For more information, please contact Professor Alan Welsh, via email at

For further information about MSI, please see our website

Application Materials Required:
Submit the following items online at this website to complete your application:
And anything else requested in the position description.

Further Info:
All Applications must be submitted online.

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