Mathematics, Macquarie University

Position ID: 1752-PROF [#13598, 4]
Position Title: Professor
Position Type: Other
Position Location: Sydney, New South Wales 2109, Australia [map]
Subject Area: Mathematical or computational statistics
Application Deadline: 2019/03/03 (posted 2019/02/04, listed until 2019/03/03)
Position Description:    

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The Role

The Department of Mathematics and Statistics is looking to appoint an outstanding mathematical or computational statistician. You will provide leadership within the Department for the ongoing development of mathematical and computational statistics, leveraging of your international standing in the field to provide a focal point for the future development of the statistics discipline at Macquarie University.

About Us

The newly merged Department of Mathematics and Statistics represents a continuation of the traditions of the disciplines of Applied Mathematics, Pure Mathematics and Statistics at Macquarie University. This position is part of our strategic growth in the area of mathematical and computational statistics.

Macquarie is a university engaged with the real and often complex problems and opportunities that define our lives. Since our foundation 55 years ago, we have aspired to be a different type of university. Over the years, we’ve grown to become the centre of a vibrant local and global community. Connect with us today.

To Apply

To be considered for this position, please apply online by submitting your cv, three references along with the names, addresses and/or email details, your residency status and a separate cover letter that explicitly demonstrates how you meet the following selection criteria:


  • A PhD in Mathematical or Computational Statistics, or related field
  • Demonstrated outstanding contributions to research in mathematical computational statistics as evidenced by ongoing publications in top tier journals and recognition as an eminent authority in the discipline
  • Demonstrated ability to attract significant and sustained external research funding
  • Proven excellence in teaching and innovative curriculum development at both the undergraduate and postgraduate levels
  • Willingness and capacity to make a substantial contribution to all activities of the department, including administration and planning
  • Demonstrated professional leadership qualities and a capacity for executive administrative responsibilities
  • Outstanding communication skills including the ability to work effectively and collaboratively with key internal and external stakeholders

Enquiries: For confidential enquires please contact Professor Jim Denier on or +61 2 9850 8956.

General Enquiries: Anne Kumanan, HR Officer,

Applications Close: Sunday, 3rd March2019 at 11:55pm EST

To Apply online

Work type: Full Time
Vacancy type: Internal Vacancy, External Vacancy
Categories: Education/Training

  • Salary Package: From $186,809 to $195,640 per annum (Level E) which includes a 17% employer superannuation contribution.
  • Appointment Type: The position will be available from 1 July 2019 on a full-time, continuing basis.
  • Macquarie University (North Ryde) location

Macquarie University is committed to Equity, Diversity and Inclusion. We value individual difference and recognise the strength of a vibrant, diverse and inclusive workforce where the backgrounds, perspectives and experiences of our staff are a driving force for collaboration, innovation and impact.

We work to ensure genuine equality of opportunity for people regardless of their gender, age, cultural background, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability and/or family status, and we encourage you to apply for a position at Macquarie University. 

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Contact: Professor Jim Denier, +61 2 9850 8956
Postal Mail:
Macquarie University
Department of Mathematics and Statistics
12 Wally's Walk
North Ryde, NSW 2109.
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