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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Postdoctoral Research Fellow in Mathematics @ Uni Queensland

This is a 2-year fixed-term post-doctoral position. The successful applicant will conduct research and publish scholarly papers in the area agreed with the supervisor. He or she work with colleagues and postgraduates in the development of joint research projects, communicate research outcomes at conferences and seminars, and participate in the activities of the research group. In service and engagement, he or she will perform a range of administrative functions in the School and perform other duties as reasonably directed by the supervisor.

Closing Date: 10th January

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Education lecturer in mathematics @ Chalres Sturt Uni

As Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Mathematics the appointee will be teaching focussed, as such will teach in subjects at undergraduate and postgraduate levels for internal and online students which will focus on a range of mathematic subjects including Secondary Mathematics. This role will involve subject administration and course support.

Closing Date: 31st October

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Lecturer in Statistics @ Melb Uni

The applicant is expected to undertake high-level theoretical and methodological research in an area of modern statistics, leading to a vigorous research program. 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 statistics to a variety of different audiences. They are also required to supervise research students at undergraduate, MSc and PhD levels in statistics. The University of Melbourne provides a wide range of opportunities for exciting research collaborations within the School, wider University, as well as externally. There will be the opportunity to undertake external consulting. The successful applicant will be expected to undertake administrative tasks for the School.

Closing date: 31st October

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Lecturer Mathematics @ Zhejiang Uni
  1. He/She who holds this position should engage in high-quality teaching. There can be a reduction of teaching in the first 3 years.
  2. He/She who holds this position should be engaged in high-level research, implement new developments in the academic discipline set up the original theoretical and practical researches or key technologies, enhance his/her own international academic influence and to become an internationally active academic member.

Closing date: 11th December

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Assistant professor of maths and economics @ Richmond Uni, London

You will be required to teach Mathematics and Economics at introductory and higher level including, Foundations of Mathematics, Pre-calculus, Calculus with Applications, Probability and Statistics as well as some of the following: Microeconomics, Public Economics, Corporate Finance, Sports Finance, Research Methods.

Closing Date: 20th November

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MSI fellows (female only) @ ANU

These three fellowships are established for early career academics to pursue their research-focused career in the field of mathematics, preferably in the research interests that align with one or more of the existing research programs.  For more information about our research program, please visithttp://maths.anu.edu.au/research/programs.   The level of this appointment, Academic Level B or C, is to be determined by the appointee’s current research and teaching experience.

Closing Date: 21 November

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Lecturer in Maths @ University of Hertfordshire

Applications are invited for three full time permanent Lecturers in Mathematics, Financial/Actuarial Mathematics, or Theoretical Physics starting from January 2017 or as soon as possible thereafter. We are particularly interested in candidates with research expertise in Financial Mathematics, Mathematical Physics, Mathematics applied to large datasets, or Numerical modelling. The successful candidate will have a PhD or other relevant postgraduate professional qualifications and will be expected to contribute to undergraduate teaching on Mathematics and/or Theoretical Physics degrees, postgraduate supervision and high quality research. The successful candidates will also play a key part in a new academic support unit being developed within the School. You should be able to demonstrate a student-facing professional approach, effective communication skills, and the ability to develop new initiatives and work constructively as part of a team.

Closing Date: 23rd November

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Lecturer in pure mathematics (topology) @ Melb Uni

The successful applicant is expected to lead a vigorous research program in topology, and 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. They is also required to supervise research students at undergraduate, MSc and PhD levels. The University of Melbourne provides a wide range of opportunities for exciting research collaborations within the School, wider University, as well as externally. The successful applicant will be expected to undertake administrative tasks for the School.

Closing Date: 23rd November

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Lecturer in Maths @ Aston Uni, Birmingham

The new appointees will be joining the Mathematics team in delivering our quality applied mathematics degree programmes at undergraduate and graduate levels as well as participating in the development of online delivery of postgraduate and work-based Data Science courses such as the Rolls-Royce Digital Academy programme. They will have the opportunity to develop their research profiles, supervise undergraduate and postgraduate projects, be involved with our mathematics student society activities, and also to engage externally through contributing to industrial networks, masterclasses and summer schools. Information on the teaching activities can be found at http://www1.aston.ac.uk/eas/about-eas/academic-groups/mathematics/.

Closing date: 25th November

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Lecturer in Mathematics @ Bristol University

We are looking for world-class researchers in any areas of pure mathematics, including those currently not represented in the School. The successful candidate will be based at the Institute for Pure Mathematics or the Institute for Probability, Analysis and Dynamics. The post-holder will be responsible for her or his own research programme, carry out appropriate administrative tasks and deliver excellence in teaching at undergraduate and postgraduate level.

Closing Date: 27th November

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Professor of maths ed @ Uni Queensland
The School of Teacher Education and Leadership is seeking to appoint an outstanding Professor of Mathematics Education. The position will contribute to postgraduate and undergraduate teaching in the Master of Teaching (Early Childhood, Primary and Secondary Education) and the Bachelor of Early Childhood, Primary and Secondary Education programs.
Closing Date: 28th November
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Lecturer in stats (data science) @ Melb Uni

The successful applicant is expected to

  • lead a vigorous research program in statistics with emphasis on data science
  • demonstrate a strong commitment to teaching (teaching will occur within the School of Mathematics and Statistics’ undergraduate and MSc programs)
  • demonstrate a strong commitment to the supervision of research students (at undergraduate, MSc and PhD levels)
  • undertake administrative tasks for the School

Closing date: 30th November

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Post-doc fellow in pure and applied maths @ Hong Kong

Applications are invited for appointment as Post-doctoral Fellow in Pure and Applied Mathematics in the Department of Mathematics, to commence on August 1, 2018, or as soon as possible thereafter for one year, with the possibility of renewal for up to two years subject to satisfactory performance. An earlier start date can be discussed if a successful candidate finds it desirable.

Closing Date: 31st December

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Chair in Math and Stat Science @ Bristol Uni

The University of Bristol is seeking to appoint a number of Chairs in any areas of Mathematics or Statistical Science, who will be based in one of five newly established research institutes in the School of Mathematics: the Institute for Applied Mathematics, the Institute of Mathematical Physics, the Institute for Pure Mathematics, the Institute for Probability, Analysis and Dynamics, and the Institute for Statistical Science.

Closing Date: 4th Dec

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Research associate in maths @ Bristol University

Applications are invited for a 2 year Research Associate position in the School of Mathematics at the University of Bristol, tenable from 1 September 2018 (or a date to be agreed).  This is funded by the EPSRC grant “Between rational and integral points”, which considers connections between analytic number theory and the study of rational and integral points on algebraic varieties.

Closing Date: 4th December

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Post-doc research fellow in maths @ Uni Queensland

The position is linked to an ARC research project on modelling tissue morphology. The successful appointee will carry out research on computational modeling of tissue morphology resulting from mechanical interactions between cells. There is the possibility for collaboration with experimental groups at the UQ Institute for Molecular Biosciences and for participating in international research collaboration in the US.

Closing Date: 10th December

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Dean, Faculty of Science @ British Columbia

The new Dean will bring a successful track record in significant, administrative roles in well-respected, research intensive universities. The Dean will have a strong track record in research and teaching, which they will bring to bear in their role in promoting excellence in both. A strategic leader with the vision and insight to lead an exceptional Faculty of Science, the new Dean will be bring strong interpersonal and communication skills and a collaborative approach to academic administration. Candidates must have the academic and research credentials to merit an appointment as a professor at SFU.

Closing Date: 21st December

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Lecturer in maths @ Saudi Arabia

The Department of Mathematics and Natural Sciences of CORE Curriculum Program at PMU invites applications for faculty positions starting Fall semester 2018 at the rank of Assistant, Associate and Full Professor. A Doctorate of Mathematics with two years of teaching experience at college level is preferred.

Closing Date: 24th December

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Director research in maths and stats @ University of Hong Kong

The Research Division of Mathematical and Statistical Science covers Pure and Applied Mathematics, Statistics and Actuarial Science. Its research strengths are in geometry, number theory, optimisation theory, stochastic analysis and biostatistics with key expertise in actuarial science, time series, survival analysis, complex geometry, analytic number theory and optimisation.

Applicants should be an outstanding researcher, with an exceptional record of research outputs, funding and student supervision. They should have demonstrated strong research leadership and commitment to helping others to develop their research.

Closing Date: 31st December

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Teacher mathematis @ RMIT

As a Casual Foundation Studies Educator you will:

  • Deliver teaching programs in a professional and effective manner.
  • Support the preparation of Foundation Studies curriculum
  • Assess the learning outcomes of students in a range of contemporary Foundation Studies settings. This includes maintaining accurate records of student class attendance, student progress and student assessment in line with RMIT Training policy
  • Record marks and grades in accordance with RMIT Training processes.
  • Identify ‘students at risk’ and assist in identifying appropriate strategies to improve student learning
  • Provide feedback to students on their progress in the course
  • Demonstrate best practice delivery modes and appropriate student assessment strategies

Closing Date: December

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Assistant Professor in Pure Mathematics @ Queens University Ontario

Candidates must have a PhD (or an equivalent degree) in Mathematics, in Statistics, or in a related area, completed by the start date of the appointment. The successful candidates will provide evidence of high quality scholarly output that demonstrates potential for independent research leading to peer assessed publications and the securing of external research funding, as well as strong potential for outstanding teaching contributions at both the undergraduate and graduate levels, and an ongoing commitment to research leadership and academic and pedagogical excellence in support of the Department’s programs. The successful candidates will also be expected to make substantive contributions through service to the Department, the Faculty of Arts & Science, the University, and/or the broader community. Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Closing Date: 5th January

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Instructor in Mathematics @ Colorado State University, USA

The Department of Mathematics seeks applications throughout the year from individuals who are interested in a temporary or special assignment. Applications will be reviewed when a vacancy occurs. Temporary instructors are hired on a part-time bases each semester which is determined by departmental instructor need, student enrollment numbers, and funding. Special assignments typically last up to a 9 month period or more, and can be either part-time or full-time, depending on the needs of the department.

Closing Date: 7th January

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Mathematics and Physics Student Support Coordinator @ Uni of NSW
  • Job Title: Mathematics & Physics Student Support Coordinator
  • Salary:
    • Level 7: $90,399 – $97,838 pa (+17% super)
    • Level 8: $101,051 – $113,856 pa (+17% Super)
  • Continuing
  • Full Time (35 hours per week)

The incumbent will report to the Director of Academic Support Services (DASS) and the Learning and Teaching group and works under the broad direction of the Mathematics and Physics discipline coordinators. Professional staff play a vital function within the University environment, as enablers contributing to UNSW’s strategic priorities of Academic Excellence, Social Engagement and Global Impact.

Closing Date: 14th January

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Research Associate in Applied Mathematics @ University of Adelaide

This position is funded by the ARC Discovery Project “Multiscale modelling of systems with complex microscale detail”. The successful applicant will develop systematic mathematical and computational methods for the efficient and accurate macroscale modelling of systems with microscale irregular details. These microscale details cover a wide variety of physical phenomena, such as point defects in lattices, stochastic forcing, and shock propagation. This project is part of a long-term research strategy to produce a general and widely applicable computational macroscale scheme for complex microscale systems for use in high-performance computing simulations in engineering and science.

Closing Date: 14th January

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Assistant/Associate professor in maths @ Amaravati

SRM University AP, Amaravati is launching School of Liberal Arts and Basic Sciences from Academic Year 2018 -19 with a view to ensure that knowledge is not restricted into disciplinary silos and tested through rote learning. The Programs consist of inter-disciplinary courses and each course designed from a multi-disciplinary approach. Ensuring minds that are unhindered yet focused on national-building is the motif of the School of Liberal Arts and Basic Sciences.

Closing Date: 15th January

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Chair in mathemtaics @ Amaravati

SRM University AP, Amaravati is launching School of Liberal Arts and Basic Sciences from Academic Year 2018 -19 with a view to ensure that knowledge is not restricted into disciplinary silos and tested through rote learning. The Programs consist of inter-disciplinary courses and each course designed from a multi-disciplinary approach. Ensuring minds that are unhindered yet focused on national-building is the motif of the School of Liberal Arts and Basic Sciences.

Closing Date: 15th January

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Postdoctoral Fellowship in Mathematics/Statistics @ Norway

The position is open to researchers holding a PhD in mathematics or statistics. Preference will be given to candidates who have a strong potential to strengthen the current research areas, or can provide a bridge between the different research activities in the department. Knowledge of Norwegian or another Scandinavian language is highly desirable due to the need for teaching assistance in several of the introductory mathematics or statistics courses. A successful Norwegian candidate is required to spend at least 6 months abroad. Female candidates are particularly encouraged to apply. Strategic considerations may be taken into account in the final selection of candidates.

Closing Date: 15th January

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Lecturer in maths education @ Central Queensland university

In this role, you will make contributions to the teaching effort of the School in the areas of mathematics and science, whilst performing assigned teaching duties with students on and off campus with a standard of planning, preparation, presentation and assessment as necessary for students to achieve unit and course objectives. The successful applicant will have a demonstrated ability to make a positive contribution to a team culture, through effective communication and interpersonal skills.

Closing Date: 23rd January

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Lecturer in Applied Mathematics @ Macquarie University

The Department of Mathematics is looking to appoint an outstanding applied mathematician whose research involves mathematical modelling with applications in science, engineering, and the technological and biological sciences. Applicants with research interests in asymptotic analysis, dynamical systems, fluid mechanics, numerical analysis/scientific computing and waves are particular encouraged.

Closing Date: 28th January

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Lecturer in Statistics @ Uni of Ackland

The Department of Statistics invites applications for one position at Lecturer level, following the retirement of senior academic staff. We welcome applicants with research in any area of statistics or probability, but is especially interested in forming productive collaborations inside the department or with other departments at the University. Areas of particular interest include data science, forensic statistics, statistics education, social statistics, and financial analytics.

Closing Date: 31st January

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Lecturer in stats and data science @ University of Wellington

We seek a dynamic academic wanting to join one of New Zealand’s most respected and innovative Statistics programmes. The successful applicant will have experience in university teaching, a strong research record and will be ready to play a leading role in the development of Victoria’s programmes in statistics and data science. The Statistics group is highly connected within the University so there is the opportunity to work with colleagues from across the University, including in biological, physical, health, social, earth and information sciences, engineering and the humanities.

Closing Date: 31st January

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