University of Queensland, School of Mathematics and Physics

638 17347Position ID: UQ-LSLM [#17347, 512981]
Position Title: Lecturer / Senior Lecturer in Mathematics
Position Type: Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location: Brisbane, Queensland 4072, Australia [map]
Subject Area: Mathematics or Statistics
Application Deadline: 2021/03/18 11:59PMhelp popup finished (2021/02/18, finished 2021/03/25, listed until 2021/08/18)
Position Description:    

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Lecturer / Senior Lecturer in Mathematics



The School of Mathematics and Physics is part of the Faculty of Science at The University of Queensland. The Discipline of Mathematics is located in the School of Mathematics and Physics. It is the leading provider of tertiary mathematics and statistics education in Queensland. Undergraduate programs offered are BMath, BSc and BSc with Honours, BA and BA with Honours. Coursework degrees (MSc, MDataSc, MFinMath) and research degrees (MPhil and PhD) are offered at postgraduate level.


The Discipline is internationally recognised for its research excellence and hosts a number of first-class research centres. Research is carried out at the cutting edge across a broad spectrum of areas in mathematics and statistics.


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 School seeks to recruit a staff member with a developed research program in mathematics or statistics, and welcomes applications from candidates working in any area of mathematics or statistics. Given current strategic needs, candidates with strong established records in applied mathematics or statistics/mathematical data science are particularly encouraged to apply. The appointee will be required to engage in undergraduate and postgraduate teaching and curriculum development, including service courses. In addition, the appointee will supervise Higher Degree by Research, postgraduate coursework and Honours students, conduct high-quality research and 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.


Our Ideal Candidate


Applicants should have a PhD or equivalent in mathematics, statistics or a closely related discipline, with an established record of outstanding original research commensurate with career stage. They should have a strong publication record and potential or demonstrated ability to attract external grant funding. They will be an enthusiastic teacher, with the ability to teach courses and supervise projects at undergraduate and postgraduate level, including courses for non-specialist students. Applicants should be able to demonstrate an ability or potential to establish effective professional relationships and to represent and promote the academic discipline at a university and wider community level, including industry, government and professional bodies, as well as to contribute to internal and external service..


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 or C.


The full-time equivalent base salary for Level B will be in the range AUD$99,542 - $118,206, plus super of up to 17%. The total FTE package will be in the range AUD$116,465 - $138,301.


The full-time equivalent base salary for Level C will be in the range AUD$121,939 - $140,603, plus super of up to 17%. The total FTE package will be in the range AUD$142,669 - $164,506


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 19th April 2021.

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


Video/remote delivery options will be available and organised by the University..   




To discuss this role, please contact Associate Professor Jorgen Rasmussen: 

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

To satisfy prerequisite questions and ensure your application can be considered in full, all candidates must apply via the UQ Careers portal by the job closing deadline. Applications received via other channels including direct email will not be accepted.




Applications close: 18 March 2021


Job No: 512981

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