Research Fellow (Statistics)
University of Wollongong

National Institute for Applied Statistics Research Australia

Closing date: 15th March 2015

Fixed Term (3 Year) Appointment

The National Institute for Applied Statistics Australia (NIASRA) is one of the research strengths of the university that undertakes high quality and high- impact research, consulting, and professional education and training. There are currently 22 staff members who work in statistics, and over 16 research students. NIASRA has three connected major research themes: Environmental Informatics (led by Prof Cressie), Survey Methodology (led by Prof Chambers), and Biometrics (led by Prof Cullis) and also undertakes research in Statistical Education and Financial Statistics. Prof David Steel is the Director of NIASRA.

You will primarily undertake research associated with an ARC Discovery Project 2015 led by Distinguished Professor Noel Cressie, which may involve collaboration with researchers in other institutions and organisations in Australia and internationally. The occupant of this position will undertake various high-level research and consulting projects in statistical methodology. The position may involve a limited amount of teaching. Specific projects will include development and evaluation of statistical methods for environmental informatics, spatio-temporal data, and remote sensing.

You will have a PhD and demonstrated a strong research potential in an area of statistics compatible with undertaking research in statistical methods for environmental informatics, spatio-temporal data, and remote sensing. For more information on NIASRA see http://niasra.uow.edu.au/index.html To apply for this position it is essential to address the selection criteria, located within the Position Description, as part of your application.

Contact: Prof Noel Cressie: +61 (0) 2 4221 5168; ncressie@uow.edu.au

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