Professor of Statistics
The University of Adelaide

The School of Mathematical Sciences

Closing date: 7th February 2016

The University of Adelaide is one of Australia's leading Group of Eight, research-intensive universities and is consistently ranked among the top 1% of universities in the world. Established in 1874, it is Australia's third oldest university with a strong reputation for preparing educated leaders and delivering research outcomes that contribute to local, national and global wellbeing.

University of Adelaide employees enjoy a range of benefits and favourable work conditions that include opportunities for career development and advancement.

The Faculty of Engineering, Computer and Mathematical Sciences is one of five faculties at the University of Adelaide. It is a centre for learning, teaching and research in a range of engineering disciplines, computer science, mathematics and statistics. Academic staff are world leaders in their fields of consulting, advanced fundamental and applied research. Graduates are highly regarded by employers. The faculty offers an intellectually exciting and innovative environment in which to work.

The School of Mathematical Sciences is one of seven schools that make up the Faculty of Engineering, Computer and Mathematical Sciences. It offers an intellectual environment, developing students with skills in high-level mathematics. The School is responsible for teaching the Bachelor of Mathematical Sciences program with specialisations in pure mathematics, applied mathematics and statistics, as well as providing high quality service teaching into other degree programs. The School provides an active and vibrant research environment and is internationally known for its research across all three of its disciplines.

Within Statistics, the School has particular research strengths in biostatistics, bioinformatics, multivariate analysis and applied statistics. We are seeking an outstanding statistician of international standing to contribute to the leadership and ongoing development of the discipline. They will provide high-level leadership to staff, students and the teaching program, and perform internationally competitive research in a modern area of statistics.

Salary: An attractive and flexible remuneration package will be determined by the Vice-Chancellor following negotiation with the successful applicant.

Superannuation: An employer contribution of 17% applies.

Term of position: This continuing appointment is available immediately.

Position requirements

To be successful you should have:

  • A PhD or equivalent in any area of statistics.
  • An internationally recognised record of research achievement in statistics.
  • A demonstrated ability to attract external research funding.
  • A demonstrated ability and commitment to excellence in statistical education at the undergraduate and postgraduate level.
  • The ability to provide leadership and discipline representation to the School, University and the broader community.

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