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 if you would like us to advertise a vacancy.

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Lecturer in statistics @ Melb Uni

Closing Date: 18th June

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Learning Advisor (Maths and Science)@ James Cook Uni

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Lecturer in Maths @ Uni of Queensland

Closing date: n/a

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Head of School, Mathematical Sciences @ Adelaide Uni

Closing date: 11th August

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Lecturer, Statistics/Mathematics @ Edith Cowan University

Closing date: 18th August

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Lecturer/Senior Lecturer, Mathematics @ Fed Uni

Closing date: 25th August

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Tenure-Track Appointment in Science, Mathematics, and/or Statistics @ Harvard Uni

Closing date: 28th August

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Research Fellow in the School of Physical and Mathematical Science @ Nanyang Tech Uni, Singapore

Closing date: 1st September

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Program Coordinator @Uni of Canberra College

Closing date: 1st September

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Senior Lecturer in Engineering – Teaching Specialist (Academic)

Closing date: 11th September

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Lecturer in Statistics @ Macquarie University

Closing Date: 13th September

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Lecturer in math sciences @ QUT

Closing date: 17th September

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Senior Tutor – Learning Design, University of Waikato, Hamilton New Zealand

Closing Date: 20th September

The Centre for Tertiary Teaching and Learning (CeTTL) is seeking a Senior Tutor – Learning Design to provide curricular advice and support to staff to design and develop pedagogically appropriate programmes, papers, activities, and content. This position will also contribute to the design and teaching of generic and subject-specific tertiary teaching development and induction workshops for academic staff in a variety of instructional modes. The Senior Tutor – Learning Design may contribute to the teaching of papers in CeTTL’s Postgraduate Certificate of Tertiary Teaching and Learning. The successful candidate will have completed a relevant postgraduate qualification, have excellent interpersonal and written communication skills, knowledge of academic literacy principles and practices, curriculum development skills, and teaching experience in a tertiary or adult education context.

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Lecturer in Maths @ University of Auckland

Closing date: 25th September

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Teaching Fellow – Math @ Uni NSW

Closing date: 29th September

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Associate Professor or Professor of Statistics/Analytics – AUT (Auckland, NZ)

Closing date: 30th September

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Closing date: 13th October

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Associate Professor or Professor of Statistics/Analytics – AUT (Auckland, NZ)

Closing date: 30th September

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Dean: Centre for Higher Education Development, UCT

The University of Cape Town is looking for a visionary leader in the field of educational development to take the Centre for Higher Education Development into a new direction. CHED has built a national and international reputation in the area of educational development over two decades and it is currently refocusing its work to respond to the new challenges of teaching and learning in South Africa in the 21st Century.

Reporting to the DVC for Teaching and Learning, the dean will be responsible for the reconceptualization of the work of CHED and providing support to all faculties in the implementation of UCT Teaching and Learning Strategy. As part of the senior management group of the University, he/she will contribute to the strategic and operational leadership of the University as a whole.

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Head of Department in Mathematics @ Hong Kong

Closing Date: 3rd October

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Learning Centre @ Syd Uni
  • Outstanding opportunity to contribute to university education at a world leading university
  • Teaching and research role
  • Fixed term for 12 months either as 2 part-time or 1 full-time appointment. Base salary $74k – $101k p.a. (pro rata for part-time) plus leave loading and a generous employer’s contribution to superannuation

About the opportunity 

The Mathematics Learning Centre currently provides support for eligible undergraduate students to develop the mathematics content knowledge, skills and confidence necessary for their successful completion of their first level mathematics or statistics units of study. Our students’ capacities are developed through an extensive program of bridging courses, on-line learning resources and workshop tutorials and through individual support in the Mathematics Learning Centre Drop-in Centre. The work of the Mathematics Learning Centre is research and evidence based.

In this interesting and challenging role you will:

  • Contribute to the teaching and the development of all aspects of the Mathematics Learning Centre program including the statistics bridging courses
  • Contribute to the further development of on-line and blended learning resources
  • Contribute to the research output of the Mathematics Learning Centre
  • Perform administrative duties related to the Mathematics Learning Centre and the position description
  • Take part in the internal governance activities of the Mathematics Learning Centre

About you

The University values courage and creativity; openness and engagement; inclusion and diversity; and respect and integrity. As such, we see the importance of recruiting talent aligned to these values and are looking for an Associate Lecturer in Mathematics Education who possesses:

  • An Honours degree in mathematics or honours degree in statistics with a major in mathematics
  • Considerable and successful university teaching experience
  • Experience, in a university context, in designing and teaching mathematics and/or statistics to students who are mathematically underprepared for their university studies
  • Excellent teamwork and communication skills
  • Demonstrated ability to ameliorate the difficulties students may experience in learning mathematics
  • Demonstrable research potential
  • Extensive knowledge of mathematics and statistics

Desirable for your appointment is:

  • A research degree, or progress towards one
  • Experience in developing eLearning/blended learning resources to support student learning
  • Project management skills

Join a dynamic team environment and support the successful implementation of the University’s goals of enhancement of quality learning and teaching, quality research, access for and participation by a diverse cohort of students.

About us

The Academic Enrichment unit encompasses the Learning Centre and the Mathematics Learning Centre.

Academic Enrichment works with both students and faculty staff to provide student support in the areas of communication, language, learning, mathematics and statistics. 

In addition to the co-curricular support programs run by the Learning Centre and Mathematics Learning Centre for students, Academic Enrichment works collaboratively with faculties to embed communication and language development, provide support for learning, the development of graduate qualities, academic integrity and mathematics and statistics development. Our programs advance and enrich student learning, and support students’ development of the graduate qualities.

Our programs are underpinned by our research within discipline areas such as the mathematical sciences, education and linguistics; and relevant higher education, assessment and evaluation literature. Our teaching programs also inform discipline and higher education research.

Since our inception 160 years ago, the University of Sydney has led to improve the world around us. We believe in education for all and that effective leadership makes lives better. These same values are reflected in our approach to diversity and inclusion, and underpin our long-term strategy for growth. We’re Australia’s first university and have an outstanding global reputation for academic and research excellence. Across our campuses, we employ over 7600 academic and non-academic staff who support over 60,000 students.

We are undergoing significant transformative change which brings opportunity for innovation, progressive thinking, breaking with convention, challenging the status quo, and improving the world around us.

How to apply

For more information on the position and University, please view the candidate information pack available from the job’s listing on the University of Sydney careers website.

All applications must be submitted via the University of Sydney careers website.  Visit and search by the reference number 1311/0719F to apply.

Please note: Visa sponsorship is not available for this position

Closing date: 11:30pm, 29 July 2019 (Sydney time)

The University of Sydney is committed to diversity and social inclusion. Applications from people of culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds; equity target groups including women, people with disabilities, people who identify as LGBTIQ; and people of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander descent, are encouraged.

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The University reserves the right not to proceed with any appointment.

Positions Available: Learning Enhancement Consultants and Learning Technologists

As part of the Murdoch University Strategic Plan 2017-2027, Murdoch University has created two new Colleges – College of Science, Health, Engineering and Education (SHEE) and College of Arts, Business, Law and Social Sciences (ABLSS) to deliver on our strategy on growing Murdoch into a strong, vibrant university community and positioning us to thrive in and make contributions to a modern world.To support the Colleges, 2 ongoing Learning Enhancement Consultant and 2 Learning Technologist positions are available. The ideal applicants would have knowledge and experience in collaborating with, supporting and influencing academic teaching staff towards the achievement of quality blended and online learning environments.

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Teacher – Foundation (Humanities, IT and/or Maths) @ Deakin College

Closing date: 12/08/2019

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