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This is a fantastic opportunity to join an established, high performing team of Mathematics academics at the University of South Australia in a continuing teaching and research role. These positions will contribute to and enhance our high-quality teaching of service and discipline-specific courses at undergraduate, honours and postgraduate level within UniSA STEM, and help advance STEM’s dynamic research agenda.

  • Be part of an exciting future in Mathematical Sciences at UniSA, Mawson Lakes campus
  • 3 full-time, continuing positions (Academic Level B) in one or more of applied statistics, applied optimisation, classical applied mathematical modelling
  • PhD candidates nearing completion are also encouraged to apply
  • Commencement Salary: $101,784 per annum (plus 17% superannuation)

Mathematics sits in UniSA STEM, which places a lot of emphasis on equity, diversity and inclusion, and reinforces the core values of staff ( under the leadership of the Executive Dean Professor Julie Mills. The current gender profile in the Mathematical Sciences is fantastic; we are at almost (44%) at parity between women and men, and at 50% at each of Levels C, D and E. It’s an inclusive and friendly place to work.

Core Responsibilities

  • Lead and contribute to the design and development of engaging, relevant and technology-enhanced curricula
  • Deliver high-quality teaching that is informed by relevant research, scholarship and industry practice
  • Contribute to research and scholarly activity, independently and/or as a member of a team
  • Establish and nurture collaborations to raise the profile of the discipline
  • Contribute to external activities that add to the public knowledge of the discipline

Essential Skills and Experience

Along with being an enthusiastic and collaborative colleague, you will have a genuine commitment to student learning and to innovative research. Some of the key skills and experience you’ll bring include:

  • A doctoral qualification in Mathematics, Statistics, or similar (candidates nearing completion are also encouraged to apply)
  • Demonstrated ability and experience in teaching, including design and preparation of teaching activities
  • Ability to undertake research in one or more of the following areas:
    • Applied statistics
    • Applied optimisation
    • Classical applied mathematical modelling
  • Excellent communication skills and empathy for students from a variety of backgrounds
  • Understanding of and experience in using a range of contemporary teaching methodologies

For more information and to apply, please follow this link.

Please direct any questions to Amie Albrecht ( or Bronwyn Hajek (

Applications close at 11:30pm on Monday 6 December.

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