JOBS: Lecturer/Senior lecturer in Statistics at Auckland New Zealand
(North American equivalent is Assistant/Associate Professor)
Applications are invited for three Lecturer/Senior Lecturer positions at in the Department of Statistics at the University of Auckland.
Applicants should have a PhD or equivalent and a proven record in teaching and research. Applications are invited from persons with research interests in any branch of Statistics, broadly interpreted, but applications from those specializing in bioinformatics, biostatistics, statistical genetics, statistical computing, social statistics and sampling, applied probability, or areas related to business and finance are particularly welcome.
One position will be a joint appointment with the School of Biological Sciences. We are looking for a person with interests in large scale data analysis with particular reference to the data and its statistical analysis arising in from technologies such as metabolomics, proteomics, and high throughput genomics.
The Department of Statistics is the largest and most active in New Zealand and one of the most active in the southern hemisphere. It has approximately 40 academic staff of whom 25 have positions that include substantial research components. It teaches a full range of programmes from Bachelors to PhD. The Department currently has approximately 70 graduate students of whom 25 are PhD students.
The Department covers a wide range of areas of statistics but with particular strengths in statistical computing (it is the birthplace of R), statistical ecology, biostatistics, and sample survey theory. It has strong Bayesian and applied probability groups. The Department contains the Statistical Consulting Service providing consulting services to other Departments and Faculties in the University of Auckland and to external clients through the University’s commercial arm, Uniservices.
For details about these positions see
Applications close: 31 May 2011
How to Apply : Applications will be received on-line and may be submitted up to end of business on the closing date.