Lecturer (Statistics/Data Science)

Updated: 9 months ago
Deadline: 10 Nov 2019

  • $99,043 to $117,312 (ALEVB)
  • Ongoing, Full-time, Joondalup Campus
  • Open to Australian and International Applicants

$99,043 to $117,312 (ALEVB)


The School of Science has a strong track record of excellence in teaching and research in Mathematics, Data Science Chemistry, Physics, Conservation Biology, Ecological and Biological Sciences, Environmental Management and Sustainability. We offer a choice of undergraduate and postgraduate courses and have active research programs across all disciplines. Based at the Joondalup campus of ECU, the School of Science aims to maintain a high level of teaching and research achievements through recruitment of new staff.

The Role

The School seeks to appoint a Lecturer (Level B) who has an exceptional early career track record in teaching and research in one or more of the following: applied statistics, data science, geostatistics and statistical modelling. Preference will be given to candidates with knowledge and experience in applied statistics and data science.

We welcome applications from candidates who have a demonstrated ability to work collaboratively across disciplines and engage with industry, government and non-government sectors.

The successful candidate will be expected to pursue independent research and supervise postgraduate students, develop and deliver teaching at undergraduate and postgraduate levels, and undertake leadership and administrative duties in teaching or other university activities commensurate with the level of the appointment. 

Skills and Experience

The successful applicant must have a PhD and demonstrated expertise in applied statistics, data science or related areas, as well as experience in teaching both online and on campus.  A relevant research track record as evidenced by publications is essential, while grants and experience in the supervision of postgraduate students are desirable. A demonstrated ability to work with others, and in teams, is also required.  The successful applicant will also have a strong commitment to quality teaching and learning, and experience working with both domestic and international students.

It is also expected that the successful applicant will also demonstrate personal attributes that are congruent with the University’s values of Integrity, Respect, Rational Inquiry and Personal Excellence.

Benefits & Remuneration

This full-time, ongoing position attracts remuneration of $99,043 to $117,312 plus 17% University superannuation contribution.

ECU supports a work/life balance for staff.  Benefits such as flexible working arrangements may also be negotiated to meet your personal circumstances.

For information on the benefits of working at ECU, please visit our Employment opportunities  website.


Interested applicants are encouraged to call Professor Ray Froend on (08) 6304 5563 for more information.

Interviews are likely to take place in the week commencing Monday, 18 November 2019.

How to Apply

Please upload your CV along with a statement outlining your suitability for the role, with a particular focus on items in the selection criteria.

Closing Date

Applications close on Sunday, 10 November 2019.


ECU is a diverse and inclusive workplace reflecting the differences in society. Specific strategies and initiatives are in place to address underrepresentation of specific groups. Applications are encouraged from suitably qualified people from all backgrounds. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are strongly encouraged to apply.

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