Lecturer/Senior Lecturer/Associate Professor in Data Science
The University of Queensland

The School of Mathematics and Physics

Closing date: 24th October 2016

The successful appointees will be expected to engage in postgraduate teaching and curriculum development in the School's new Master of Data Science Program which is being offered in 2017, in conjunction with the School of Information Technology and Electrical Engineering. The positions will also teach statistics and mathematics courses more broadly, including service courses. The appointees are required to undertake an active role in the research efforts of the School. This includes frequent publication in high-quality journals, international and interdisciplinary collaboration, and attracting competitive research funding. The positions will supervise postgraduate and honours students, conduct high-quality research and perform administrative, outreach and other activities associated with the School, with a particular emphasis on the Master of Data Science program.

Applicants will possess a PhD or equivalent in statistics, mathematics or a related discipline, with an established record of outstanding original research commensurate with career stage. Candidates will be expected to demonstrate how their research complements and supplements the School's current research strengths. In addition, successful appointees will have high-quality teaching and supervisory experience at undergraduate and postgraduate levels, with the ability to effectively develop, lecture and coordinate statistics and mathematics courses, including service courses. Applications are encouraged from mathematicians and statisticians in any field of data science including: Computational statistics, statistical learning, Monte Carlo methods, pattern recognition, applied probability, artificial intelligence, machine learning, high-dimensional modelling, operations research and graphical models.

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