Jobs

Here we regularly post job vacancies in mathematics and statistics. These are mostly in Australian and New Zealand universities, but also include some international and non-academic jobs.

These vacancies are sourced from recruitment websites and advertisements sent to us by institutions or individuals.  While we aim to keep up to date, it is not always possible. Contact us at fyimathsproject@gmail.com if you would like us to advertise a vacancy.

The following sites also regularly post academic and professional positions in mathematics research and education.

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Lecturer/Assistant Professor in Mathematics @ University College Dublin, Ireland

The Beijing-Dublin International College (BDIC) is a recognized college of BJUT and UCD, offering several degree programmes including a four-year bachelor degree in finance, the B.Comm. (Finance), and a B.Sc. in Economics and Finance. The programmes are delivered through the medium of the English language.  The present academic post arises in connection with this development and represents an exciting opportunity for the successful candidate to be involved in the evolution of degree programmes within this initiative.

The successful candidate will undertake teaching duties within the School of Mathematics and Statistics, both in Dublin and in Beijing, and will support and develop the School’s research activities. It is expected that the successful candidate will be resident in Beijing for one semester (approximately 18 weeks) and perhaps for up to half a year (26 weeks).

More information here.

Applications close 4 May 2017.

Senior Lecturer in Secondary Mathematics Education @ Canterbury Christ Church University, UK

We are looking for an experienced, dynamic and high quality mathematics education teacher educator.

You will be contributing to teaching, tutoring and assessment in Secondary Initial Teacher Education ensuring a high quality experience for those involved in the range of programmes on which you are working. The post holder will be primarily responsible for teaching mathematics education for Secondary and 7-14 phase student teachers.

More information here.

Applications close 4 May 2017.

2 Postdoc Positions in Statistics @ UNSW, Sydney
  • A$89K – A$95K per year (plus 17% superannuation and leave loading)
  • 2 Years fixed-term
  • Full time position

There are 2 positions available, one being in the School of Mathematics & Statistics, Faculty of Science and the other in the School of Economics at the UNSW Business School.  Both positions will have the opportunity to interact with members of both Schools.

These positions are supported by, and are an integral part of ACEMS – the Australian Centre of Excellence of Mathematical and Statistical Frontiers in Big Data, Data Models and New Insights –  a multi-institution research centre for leading research in mathematics, statistics and machine learning.  See http://www.acems.org.au for further info.

The appointees will undertake collaborative and self-directed research on methods for the analysis of large and complex datasets, and their application.  Methodological development is expected to be wide ranging, but will involve techniques such as symbolic data analysis, methods for computationally intractable likelihood functions (such as pseudo-marginal methods, approximate Bayesian computation and synthetic likelihoods), variational Bayes and non-parametric methods.  Applications will include (but are not limited to) large panel datasets, satellite imagery and complex and non-standard ecological and environmental datasets, and evidence accumulation models for decision making in psychology and business.

More information here.

Applications close 5 May 2017.

Head of the School of Engineering, Computing and Mathematics @ Oxford Brookes Uni, UK

Oxford Brookes University is seeking to appoint the founding Head of the School of Engineering, Computing and Mathematics. The new School is being created from the merger of the existing departments of Computing and Communication Technologies and Mechanical Engineering and Mathematical Sciences and will have around 1000 students and 60 academic staff.

The Head will be responsible for all aspects of the School’s work and will join the University at a particularly exciting time as the School will be relocating to a new building on the Headington campus by 2021/22. We have a clear vision for this new building and the transformational changes to teaching and learning that will be achieved. The Head of School will play a central role in developing detailed plans for the building and leading the change agenda.

More information here.

Applications close 8 May 2017.

Learning Advisor @ MESH, Western Sydney Uni

The Office of the Pro Vice-Chancellor (Learning Transformations) is looking to recruit an experienced and enthusiastic Learning Advisor to work in the Mathematics Education and Support Hub (MESH). The successful applicant will work with members of the MESH team to address the University priority of supporting the academic numeracy, mathematics and statistics development needs of students in the context of their disciplinary studies. Under the direction of the Head of MESH, the position will work closely with academic staff across the University to:

  • Support numeracy, basic mathematics and statistics in the curriculum and in Western Sydney University Schools;
  • Provide advice to Western Sydney University Schools to support and assist in strategic initiatives in the area of academic numeracy, basic mathematics and statistics;
  • Liaise with Deputy Deans and Directors of Academic Programs to identify strategies for providing academic numeracy, basic mathematics and statistics support to students across year levels.

The position requires skills for identifying strategies for improving curriculum and assessment and delivery to support students’ academic numeracy needs. The successful applicant will have experience in numeracy, mathematics or statistics education, a high degree of initiative, decision making and communication skills. Although the position will be based on Parramatta Campus, the position holder will be expected to travel to other campuses in the course of their work.

More information here.

Applications close 12 May 2017.

Professors of Mathematics and Statistics @ Uni of Newcastle

The University of Newcastle’s vision is to stand as a global leader, creating a better future for its regions through innovation, impact, and a commitment to excellence and equity.  With the University’s next major initiative being the development of a STEMM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics and Medicine) Precinct, the School of Mathematical and Physical Sciences will play a key part in delivering this strategy.

The School has a reputation for the quality of its research, especially the breakthroughs it has provided in areas such as Categorical Data Analysis and Visualisation, Organic Electronics, and Zero-Dimensional Symmetry. Given the University’s four Global Impact Clusters, there are extensive opportunities for working across disciplines and engaging with industry.  Excellence applies equally to the quality of the education experience for students.

Under the leadership of the newly appointed Pro Vice Chancellor for the Faculty of Science, Professor Lee Smith, the School is now looking to appoint the next generation of high calibre research and teaching academics.  The School is seeking a Professor of Mathematics, a Professor of Applied Mathematics and a Professor of Data Science.  The University is also seeking to make a number of supporting appointments at the Associate Professor, Senior Lecturer and Lecturer levels, marking an exciting period in the School’s development.

For a confidential conversation, please contact Jenny Sutton of Odgers Berndtson Executive Search on +61 (0) 2 8905 3721.

For information on one of the roles, please email:
Professor of Mathematics                          UONmaths@odgersberndtson.com
Professor of Applied Mathematics         UONappmaths@odgersberndtson.com
Professor of Data Science                           UONdata@odgersberndtson.com

Applications close Friday 12 May 2017.

Lecturer in Applied Mathematics @ Uni of Melbourne

The School of Mathematics and Statistics is seeking to expand its expertise in applied mathematics.

The successful applicant is expected to undertake high-level research in applied mathematics, leading to a vigorous research program in computational mechanics. They should also have a strong commitment to teaching and the supervision of research students. Teaching will occur within the School of Mathematics and Statistics undergraduate and MSc programs and the applicant will be expected to teach mathematics and its applications to a variety of audiences. They are also required to supervise research students at undergraduate, MSc and PhD levels in applied mathematics.

More information here.

Applications close 15 May 2017.

Lecturer in Graph Theory @ Uni of Melbourne

The School of Mathematics and Statistics at the University of Melbourne is seeking to expand its expertise in graph theory.

The successful applicant is expected to undertake high-level research in graph theory. He or she should also have a strong commitment to teaching and supervision of research students. Teaching will occur within the School of Mathematics and Statistics undergraduate and MSc programs and the applicant will be expected to teach mathematics and its applications to a variety of audiences. The successful applicant is also required to supervise research students at undergraduate, MSc and PhD levels in graph theory.

More information here.

Applications close 15 May 2017.

Lecturer in Mathematics @ Maynooth University, Ireland

The Department of Mathematics and Statistics has eighteen academic staff and offers undergraduate and postgraduate degrees, based on its research strengths in Statistics, Algebra and Number Theory, Geometric Analysis, and Mathematics Education, in a vibrant learning environment.

 

We are seeking an excellent academic to join our staff as a Lecturer in Mathematics. The person appointed will have a proven record of teaching, research and publication, appropriate to career stage. He/ She will be expected to make a strong contribution to the teaching programme of the Department and undertake teaching duties on the Department’s undergraduate and postgraduate programmes as well as the supervision of Master’s and PhD students.

More information here.

Applications close 21 May 2017.

Learning and Teaching Innovation Research Assistant @ Uni of Melbourne

In the position of Learning and Teaching Innovation Research Assistant, you will sit within the School of Mathematics and Statistics in the Learning and Teaching Innovation Group, whose focus is to:

  1. develop innovative teaching methods to enhance students’ learning;
  2. explore the possible inclusion of technology in existing subjects, if appropriate;
  3. conduct evidence based research of the effectiveness of teaching practices;
  4. support excellence in learning and teaching through professional development; and
  5. develop collaborative learning and teaching projects with the broader mathematical community.

More information here.

Applications close 1 June 2017.

Roles in the Faculty of Science and Engineering @ Macquarie Uni

Macquarie University’s Faculty of Science and Engineering is undergoing a dynamic period of growth from 2017 and beyond.  We are currently accepting expressions of interest from Academics and Professionals, to join us in this exciting growth period. Applicants will be contacted directly where there is an opportunity for employment.

More information here.

Closing date 31 July 2017.

Assessment Author for Extended Mathematics @ International Baccalaureate

The International Baccalaureate® (IB) is currently seeking to make the appointment of Assessment Author for Extended Mathematics – IB Middle Years Programme.

Holders of assessment production positions are responsible for the production of IB assessments. In their role, they provide subject-specific expertise and/or production skills.

More information here.

Assessment Author for Mathematics @ International Baccalaureate

The International Baccalaureate® (IB) is currently seeking to make the appointment of Assessment Author for Mathematics – IB Middle Years Programme.

Holders of assessment production positions are responsible for the production of IB assessments. In their role, they provide subject-specific expertise and/or production skills.

More information here.

Maths Teacher – 0.7 Load @ Melbourne

anzuk work with a leading independent boys school in Melbourne’s inner northern suburbs. The schools prides itself on offering the very best for its students and seeks a highly accomplished Teacher to join their Mathematics faculty.

The successful teacher will be required to teach year 8-10 Mathematics.

More information here.

Preceptor in Statistics @ Harvard University, USA

The Department of Statistics seeks applications for a Preceptor in Statistics. The appointment, which will be associated with undergraduate statistics courses, is expected to begin on July 1, 2017. The preceptor’s responsibilities will include: Recruit, train, and manage the teaching fellows/assistants and Study Network facilitators; Assist in the training of teaching fellows/assistants in all Statistics Department courses; Serve as Head Teaching Assistant and Teaching Assistant in one or more sections, depending on course enrollments; Assist the faculty course heads with course administration for the undergraduate courses in Statistics, which have a combined annual enrollment of approximately 1500; Provide assistance with course development.

More information here.

Research Associate @ Harvard University, USA

The Science Education Department has established itself as a leader in empirical STEM education research. We have collected an extensive portfolio of large-scale datasets in the following areas: predictors of student success in introductory college STEM courses; predictors of beginning college students’ interest in STEM careers; outcomes of professional development courses for science teachers; and predictors of attrition in Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs) in STEM. We have also been developing test banks, based on the National Research Council standards and the Next Generation Science Standards, in all sciences and across all grade bands (K-12). The Research Associate will analyze the existing datasets and co-author research publications as a member of our research team.

More information here.