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University of Caterbury, New Zealand, powered by jobs.ac.uk, Dr Aisling O’Sullivan (Ireland)

“Christchurch is a great city to live in. With the mountains and ocean on your doorstep it offers a terrific ‘playground’ for outdoor recreation. The fine weather and lack of traffic are far more attractive than Dublin. Interdisciplinary research collaborations are not necessarily contingent on large external research funding and we attract excellent postgraduates from overseas who bring a wealth of diversity of skills.”

Dr Aisling O’Sullivan (Ireland)
Senior Lecturer in Civil and Natural Resources Engineering

Lecturer in Statistics

School of Mathematics and Statistics

Applications are invited for the continuing position at the level of Lecturer (comparable to Assistant Professor in the US system) in the School of Mathematics and Statistics.

In this position, you will contribute to the vibrancy of the School’s research culture and will be expected to undertake a range of teaching responsibilities, principally in statistics, from beginning undergraduate to supervising research students. Collaborative research, both within the university and externally, is encouraged. Applicants with research interests in any area of statistics can apply and we particularly welcome those with an interest in applied statistics and data science.

You should have a Ph.D. in Statistics (or be near completion), or have an equivalent qualification.

The School of Mathematics and Statistics is a strong, forward-looking School, dedicated to excellence in teaching and research. For more about the School, please visit: www.math.canterbury.ac.nz/

The University of Canterbury is committed to promoting a world-class learning environment through research and teaching excellence, and has a vision statement of “People Prepared to Make a Difference”. You will have the opportunity to work alongside members of a diverse academic community and enrich your own professional and personal development.

For information about the range of benefits in joining UC please visit us online at: www.canterbury.ac.nz/joinus

The closing date for this position is: Thursday, 21 January 2016

Applications are submitted online and should include a cover letter, curriculum vitae with research publication details, a one-page statement of research and teaching interests, and the names and contact details of three referees.

Should you wish to email any additional attachments or have queries in relation to the application process, please forward these to the Recruitment Coordinator, Nikki Gibbs, nikki.gibbs@canterbury.ac.nz

Further information about this role can be obtained by contacting the Head of School, Professor Jennifer Brown, jennifer.brown@canterbury.ac.nz

Internal candidates should apply via the Careers option in Employee Self-Service: https://ucpeople.canterbury.ac.nz

The University of Canterbury is an EEO employer and actively seeks to meet its obligation under the Treaty of Waitangi.