University of Melbourne, Mathematics & Statistics

534 20497Position ID: UniMelb-APSTATDS [#20497, 0056956]
Position Title: Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Statistics (Data Science)
Position Type: Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location: Melbourne, Victoria 3010, Australia [map] sort by distance
Subject Area: Statistics
Application Deadline: 2022/10/18 11:59PMhelp popup** (posted 2022/09/07, updated 2022/08/31, listed until 2022/10/18)
Position Description:    

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The Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Statistics (Data Science) is expected to develop and maintain a high-level research program in data science and statistics, methodology and applications. Beyond the Data Science and Statistics groups, the University of Melbourne provides an outstanding environment in which to develop innovative research in data science and statistics, with opportunities for collaborations in the Melbourne Centre for Data Science, with machine learning and bioinformatics researchers in Computing and Information Systems, biostatisticians in Population and Global Health, big data research in genomics in the Melbourne Integrative Genomics research hub as well as applied and theoretical approaches to data science in all areas. The school has excellent computing facilities and access to both local and cloud high performance computing clusters.

The candidate should also have a strong commitment to teaching and the supervision of research students. Teaching will occur within the School of Mathematics and Statistics undergraduate and MSc programs, and the applicant will be expected to teach statistics and its applications to a variety of audiences. They are also expected to supervise research students at undergraduate, MSc and PhD levels in data science and statistics.

This position is a full-time ongoing continuing position.

All application materials to be submitted via MathJobs. Note that a Selection Criteria document is part of the Australian application format and informs our discussion. For further information and to view the Position Description and Selection Criteria please go to

In the Australian system a (Senior) Lecturer is equivalent to an Assistant Professor.

An Equal Opportunity employer.

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Further Info:
School of Mathematics and Statistics
University of Melbourne
Parkville VIC 3010