Lecturer/ Senior Lecturer in Data Science

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The University of Sydney

Camperdown, Australia

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  • Join a world-class community of mathematicians and statisticians to perform transformative research in the rapidly developing discipline of Data Science
  • Located in the School of Mathematics and Statistics at the Camperdown Campus
  • Full time, continuing position (Level B or Level C), offering a remuneration package of $128K - $181K p.a., including leave loading and a generous employer’s contribution to superannuation

About the opportunity

The University of Sydney is welcoming applications for a Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Data Science to join leading experts at the School of Mathematics and Statistics, within the Faculty of Science. We are one of the largest mathematical sciences schools in Australia, and the University of Sydney is the only Australian university to have received the highest rating of 5 out of 5 for research in the mathematical sciences in every Australian Research Council Excellence in Research for Australia assessment to date.

As a Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Data Science, you will have the opportunity to make a significant contribution to teaching and learning design, delivery, and evaluation while continuing to build your research contribution, expertise and impact. We are welcoming applicants from different research backgrounds who can bring their own research agenda, complementing the Schools’ current research foci, whilst benefiting from our supportive community of world-class mathematicians and statisticians. We invite applicants with research strengths in the intersection between Data Science and Mathematics or Statistics. This includes, but is not limited to, topics such as statistical machine learning, mathematical foundations of machine learning, computational statistics, information theory, information geometry, statistical natural language processing, topological data analysis, Bayesian inference, and research areas combining mathematical modelling, computational statistics, and data analysis.

Closing time: 11:59 pm AEST 4 July 2021

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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. Fractional appointments and flexible working hours will be considered for applicants with caring responsibilities or special requirements – subject to visa restrictions. We invite applicants that had their careers affected by the COVID-19 pandemic to include a brief description of its impact in the cover letter.

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