The University of Adelaide

The University of Adelaide

2 x Lecturer (B) / Senior Lecturer (C) - Stochastics / Statistics / Data Science


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(Level B) $107,276 - $126,894 per annum plus an employer contribution of 17% superannuation applies.

(Level C) $130,810 – $150,431 per annum plus an employer contribution of 17% superannuation applies.

2 x 0.8FTE Part Time – 1.0FTE Full Time Continuing Opportunities

The School of Computer and Mathematical Sciences is expanding its team and have 2 unique opportunities available for continuing Lecturer/Senior Lecturer roles in Stochastics, Statistics and Data Science.

The University believes strongly in equal opportunity for women and gender diverse people and have a long history of championing the rights of these groups in higher education. Women and gender diverse candidates are encouraged to apply for these positions as the University continues to diversify the culture and build on the existing inclusive environment. In demonstrating this commitment to increase participation of women in the field of Mathematical Sciences, one of these positions will be for women or gender diverse applicants. You can visit more information in relation to Gender Equity on The University of Adelaide's website via this link: Gender Equity

In this role the successful candidates will be joining a large, diverse team of experts, delivering high-quality content and support to students and play an integral part of their University learning.

The University of Adelaide has many professional development opportunities for staff including their own Women's Professional Development Network to assist women in navigating their career.

The discipline of Stochastics, Statistics and Data Science has a dynamic team of academics involved in the delivery of highly relevant teaching programs as well as engaged with a wide portfolio of research activities. The discipline hosts the Adelaide Data Science Centre, a leading research and training centre renowned by its expertise in both statistics and mathematical modelling. The centre is engaged with numerous stakeholders in multiple areas providing an exciting multidisciplinary context for academics to create high-impact solutions.

To be successful at Level B we are seeking:

  • PhD in the mathematical sciences or equivalent qualification
  • Demonstrated research ability that supports the School's research strengths in statistics, data science, stochastic modelling, or a related field
  • Record of research achievements as evidenced by publications in high- quality journals or conference proceedings
  • Demonstrated ability to teach effectively using evidence-based pedagogy that promotes student engagement
  • Ability to communicate clearly and effectively in English with both students and staff
  • Ability to work as part of a team
  • Ability to carry out administrative duties, as directed by the Head of School, effectively and efficiently
  • Commitment to the principles of equity, diversity and inclusion, and ability to contribute to the diversity of the School community
  • To be successful at Level C we are additionally seeking:

  • Substantial record of research achievements as evidenced by publications in high-quality journals or conference proceedings
  • Demonstrated ability to win significant research funding
  • Substantial record of success in effective teaching using evidence-based pedagogy that promotes student engagement and as course coordinator
  • Record of successful curriculum development or pedagogical innovation
  • Demonstrated ability to attract and supervise postgraduate students
  • Ability to carry out administrative duties, as directed by the Head of School, effectively and efficiently
  • Enjoy an outstanding career environment

    The University of Adelaide is a uniquely rewarding workplace. The size, breadth and quality of our education and research programs - including significant industry, government and community collaborations - offers you vast scope and opportunity for a long, fulfilling career.

    It also enables us to attract high-calibre people in all facets of our operations, ensuring you will be surrounded by talented colleagues, many world-leading. Our work's cutting-edge nature - not just in your own area, but across virtually the full spectrum of human endeavour - provides a constant source of inspiration.

    Our culture is one that welcomes all and embraces diversity consistent with our Staff Values and Behaviour Framework and our Values of integrity, respect, collegiality, excellence and discovery. We firmly believe that our people are our most valuable asset, so we work to grow and diversify the skills, knowledge and capability of all our staff.

    We embrace flexibility as a key principle to allow our people to manage the changing demands of work, personal and family life.

    In addition, we offer a wide range of attractive staff benefits. These include: salary packaging; flexible work arrangements; high-quality professional development programs and activities; and an on-campus health clinic, gym and other fitness facilities.

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    Your faculty's broader role

    The Faculty of Sciences, Engineering and Technology is a multidisciplinary hub of cutting-edge teaching and research. Many of its academic staff are world leaders in their fields and graduates are highly regarded by employers. The Faculty actively partners with innovative industries to solve problems of global significance.

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    If you have the talent, we'll give you the opportunity. Together, let's make history.

    Click on the ‘Apply Now' button to be taken through to the online application form. Please ensure you submit a cover letter, resume, and upload a document that includes your responses to all of the selection criteria for the position as contained in the selection criteria document.

    Applications close 11:55pm, Friday 31 May 2024.

    The University reserves the right to close this advertisement before the closing date if a suitable candidate is identified.

    For further information

    We understand that a career change is a big decision. This role may even have you considering a move to Adelaide to embark on your next career chapter?

    If you have any questions or would like to learn more about this role, please contact us for a confidential discussion:

    Professor Lewis Mitchell School of Computer and Mathematical Sciences The University of Adelaide P: +61 (8) 8313 5424 E: [email protected]

    Melissa Humphries Senior Lecturer School of Computer and Mathematical Sciences The University of Adelaide P: +61 (8) 8313 5265 E: [email protected]

    You'll find a full selection criteria below: (If no links appear, try viewing on another device)

    The University of Adelaide is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer committed to providing a working environment that embraces and values diversity and inclusion. Female applicants, people with a disability and/or and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people who meet the requirements of this position are strongly encouraged to apply. If you have any support or access requirements, we encourage you to advise us at time of application.

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    Job details


    2 x Lecturer (B) / Senior Lecturer (C) - Stochastics / Statistics / Data Science


    The University of Adelaide




    May 03, 2024

    Application deadline

    May 31, 2024

    Job type



    Computer Science,Mathematics

    About the employer

    The University of Adelaide (informally Adelaide University) is a public research university located in Adelaide, South Australia. Established in 1874, it is the third-oldest university in Australia. The university's main campus is located on North Terrace in the Adelaide city centre, adjacent to the Art Gallery of South Australia, the South Australian Museum and the State Library of South Australia.

    The university has four campuses, three in South Australia: North Terrace campus in the city, Roseworthy campus at Roseworthy and Waite campus at Urrbrae, and one in Melbourne, Victoria. The university also operates out of other areas such as Thebarton, the National Wine Centre in the Adelaide Park Lands, and in Singapore through the Ngee Ann-Adelaide Education Centre.

    The University of Adelaide is composed of five faculties, with each containing constituent schools. These include the Faculty of Engineering, Computer, and Mathematical Sciences (ECMS), the Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences, the Faculty of Arts, the Faculty of the Professions, and the Faculty of Sciences. It is a member of the Group of Eight and the Association of Commonwealth Universities. The university is also a member of the Sandstone universities, which mostly consist of colonial-era universities within Australia.

    The university is associated with five Nobel laureates, constituting one-third of Australia's total Nobel Laureates, and 110 Rhodes scholars. The university has had a considerable impact on the public life of South Australia, having educated many of the state's leading businesspeople, lawyers, medical professionals and politicians. The university has been associated with many notable achievements and discoveries, such as the discovery and development of penicillin, the development of space exploration, sunscreen, the military tank, Wi-Fi, polymer banknotes and X-ray crystallography, and the study of viticulture and oenology.

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