Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Statistics
The University of Tasmania

Faculty of Science Engineering and Technology, Mathematics and Physics

Closing date: 24th September 2018

The successful applicant will have an excellent teaching track record and will be expected to contribute to teaching undergraduate statistics courses. They will lead curriculum renewal of our higher-level units, possess a solid research track record in statistics and be expected to conduct high quality research leading to scholarly publications. They will develop collaborative projects with researchers within the university and the broader research community, actively participate in applying for external competitive research funding, and provide effective supervision for Honours and postgraduate students.

In the role you will:

  • Make a strong and sustained contribution to the University in achieving its strategic objectives and fulfilling its operational responsibilities.
  • Undertake high-quality research of national and increasingly of international standing, secure external competitive and other funding, publish research findings and contribute to the successful supervision of research higher degree students, in order to meet and regularly exceed the University’s research performance expectations for Level B/C.
  • Undertake scholarly teaching of an exemplary quality in statistics.  Specifically, the delivery of lectures, tutorials and laboratories as allocated by the Head of Discipline in consultation with the Head of School; coordination of the delivery and development of appropriate teaching materials for undergraduate and honours level units.
  • Contribute to the development and maintenance of productive and effective links inside the University and locally and nationally within the discipline, relevant interdisciplinary domains, profession, industry and/or wider community.
  • Contribute to the development and maintenance of productive and effective links inside the University and locally and nationally within the discipline, relevant interdisciplinary domains, profession, industry and/or wider community. (Level C)

You will be employed on a full-time ongoing basis.

To be considered, you will have:

  • A PhD or equivalent in statistics.
  • Experience in University-level teaching and learning.
  • A good record (Level B) or strong record (level C) of, and continuing commitment to, research that has achieved national recognition and made worthwhile contributions to the understanding of statistics.  This is demonstrated by a record of quality publications, presentations at conferences and preferably success in securing external competitive and other funding.
  • A record of good contributions to successful research higher degree supervision and completions.
  • A record of contributing to building and maintaining effective and productive links locally and nationally within the discipline and wider community.
  • Demonstrated willingness and capacity to work in a team environment.

 

LEVEL B Appointment to this role will be at Academic Level B and will have a total remuneration package of up to $130,572 comprising base salary within the range of $93,711 to $111,600 plus 17% superannuation.

LEVEL C Appointment to this role will be at Academic Level C and will have a total remuneration package of up to $154,183 comprising base salary within the range of $113,867 to $131,781 plus 17% superannuation.

For further information about this position please contact Andrew Bassom, Professor of Applied Mathematics, Andrew.Bassom@utas.edu.au / (03) 6226 2403.

**Please note, your application must as a minimum include your resume, a cover letter and your responses to the position/selection criteria.

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