Senior Lecturer/Associate Professor

School of Mathematics and Physics
University of Queensland
Job Description: 

A continuing position at Level C/D (Senior Lecturer/Associate Professor) is available to conduct high quality research and teaching at undergraduate and postgraduate levels.

The University of Queensland is the leading provider of tertiary mathematics education in Queensland and is recognised nationally and internationally for its research programs across a broad area of mathematics and statistics. The School of Mathematics and Physics hosts several research centres and is an active partner in a number of multidisciplinary research groups both within and external to the University. Our staff are recognised internationally for their active and dynamic research programs across a wide range of areas in mathematics.
We are seeking a motivated mathematician with a strong research record in financial mathematics or a related field who is interested in joining our School. The successful candidate will assume the role of Director of the School’s recently established Master of Financial Mathematics program in Financial Mathematics. This role entails not just teaching and supervision of students, but also recruitment, curriculum development, as well as planning for future expansion of the program.

The role
The successful appointee will be expected to take an active role in the research efforts of the School. This includes frequent publication in high quality journals, participation in and organizing of conferences, international and interdisciplinary collaboration, and attracting competitive research funding. The appointee will be expected to teach from a selection of undergraduate and postgraduate mathematics courses in financial mathematics. Other teaching duties include postgraduate supervision and curriculum development. The selected candidate will be expected to raise further the University’s strong international profile in mathematics, and to attract postgraduate students and postdoctoral researchers to the University

The person
Outstanding applicants in financial mathematics or related areas are encouraged to apply. The applicants must have a strong international research record, relative to opportunity. Also, they must have a genuine commitment to mathematics teaching and curriculum development, and be an advocate of mathematics within the University and in the broader community.
Candidates must possess postgraduate qualifications (PhD level or equivalent) in mathematics, and will be expected to demonstrate how their research interests mesh with our existing strengths. Excellent verbal and written communication skills, as well as the ability to interact effectively with staff and students are also essential.

This is a full-time, continuing appointment Academic Level C or D. The base remuneration package will be in the range:

Academic Level C - $102,782 to $118,513 p.a., plus employer superannuation contributions of up to 17% (total package will be in the range $120,254 to $138,660 p.a.).

Academic Level D - $123,757 to $136,343 p.a., plus employer superannuation contributions of up to 17% (total package will be in the range $144,795 to $159,521 p.a.).

To discuss this role please contact Associate Professor Joseph Grotowski +61 7 3365 3260 or email:
To submit an application for this role, use the Apply button below. All applicants must supply the following documents: Cover letter, Resume and Selection Criteria responses.

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Job Categories: 
Senior Lecturer, Assoicate Professor