University of Melbourne, Mathematics & Statistics

534 23750Position ID: UniMelb-APDS [#23750, 0003005]
Position Title: Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Mathematical or Statistical Data Science (Women or Non-Binary Only)
Position Type: Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location: Melbourne, Victoria 3010, Australia [map] sort by distance
Subject Area: Data Science
Application Deadline: 2023/12/18 11:59PMhelp popup* finished (2023/11/06, finished 2024/03/04, listed until 2023/12/18)
Position Description:   URMs  

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The School of Mathematics and Statistics is committed to expanding both its expertise and its diversity at all academic levels. Recognising the under-representation in the academy, this position is open only to suitably qualified candidates who identify as women, non-binary or gender diverse.

The School of Mathematics and Statistics is seeking to expand its expertise in mathematical and statistical data science The successful applicant is expected to develop and maintain a high-level research program in an area of mathematics or statistics with a focus on data science theory, methodology and/or applications. The School seeks a profile which complements its existing data science strengths in aspects of pure and applied mathematics, statistics, machine learning, optimisation and operations research, geometry of deep learning, biostatistics and genomics.

The successful applicant 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 postgraduate programs and the applicant will be expected to teach mathematics and/or statistics, and their applications to a variety of audiences. They will also supervise research students at undergraduate, MSc and PhD levels.

The appointment will be at Academic Level B/C (Lecturer/Senior Lecturer), which is roughly the equivalent of Assistant/Associate Professor in the US system, depending on applicant’s experience.

All application materials to be submitted via MathJobs by 18 December 2023. 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

An Equal Opportunity employer.

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School of Mathematics and Statistics
University of Melbourne
Parkville VIC 3010