Lecturer / Senior Lecturer in Data Science
The University of Melbourne

School of Mathematics and Statistics

Closing date: 31st October 2017

The School of Mathematics and Statistics is seeking to expand its expertise in the area of Data Science within the Statistics research group.

The successful applicant is expected to develop and maintain a high-level research program in statistics with emphasis on data science. They should also have a strong commitment to teaching and the supervision of research students. The incumbent will be involved in the teaching and development of a new data science curriculum at both the undergraduate and postgraduate levels.

Beyond the Statistics group, Melbourne provides an outstanding environment in which to develop innovative research in statistics/data science, with opportunities for collaborations with machine learning and bioinformatics researchers in Computing and Information Systems, biostatisticians in Population and Global Health, big data research in genomics in the Centre for Systems Genomics as well as applied and theoretical approaches to big data in the Australian Research Council (ARC) Centre of Excellence for Mathematical and Statistical Frontiers (ACEMS). The School has excellent computing facilities and access to super computers is available through the Victorian Life Science Computation Initiative (VLSCI).

The successful candidate will be appointed at either Academic Level B or C, dependent upon the Selection Panel's assessment of the individual's application.

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