Lecturer in Statistics

University of Auckland, New Zealand - Department of Statistics

The Faculty of Science at the University of Auckland is the largest and most highly ranked science faculty in New Zealand. The Faculty of Science is ranked among the 90 science facilities worldwide by the QS World University Rankings. The 10 departments and schools that form the Faculty of Science represent the breadth and diversity of science in our modern world.

The Department of Statistics is the largest in Australasia with thriving undergraduate and postgraduate teaching programmes, and a strong PhD programme. Research interests span a broad range of theoretical and applied fields.

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.

Successful applicants will be expected to teach undergraduate and postgraduate courses, supervise student research projects and PhDs, develop and run their own independent research program, and participate in the organisation and running of the department.

Why work for us?

The University is committed to providing an excellent working environment through flexible employment practices and a culture that encourages and supports staff to reach their full potential. In addition, the University offers a company superannuation scheme, discounted car parking, childcare, and a number of other subsidies on internal and external services. For more information please visit: Career development and benefits.


Applications close Sunday 31st January 2018 (NZ time). All applications must be made online – please visit www.opportunities.auckland.ac.nz.

The University is committed to meeting its obligations under the Treaty of Waitangi and achieving equity outcomes for staff and students in a safe, inclusive, and equitable environment. For further information on services for Māori, Pacific, women, LGBTI, people with disabilities, parenting support, flexible work, and other equity issues go to www.equity.auckland.ac.nz.

To learn more about working & living in New Zealand, please visit: www.jobs.ac.uk/new-zealand

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