Lecturer/Senior Lecturer/Associate Professor in Statistics or Data Science

Date: 08 January 2018
  • Full-time (37.5 hours per week)
  • Continuing (i.e. permanent) position

Applications are invited for continuing positions at the level of Lecturer/Senior Lecturer/Associate Professor in the School of Mathematics and Statistics, University of Canterbury, Christchurch, New Zealand.

We are looking for people to contribute to the development of our teaching and research programmes in Data Science and Statistics. Our Data Science programme is relatively new and we are recruiting staff to support it. We are also seeking someone to lead the Data Science programme and take it to the next level.
In either role, as a part of the data science group, or the group leader, you will contribute to the vibrancy of the School’s research culture and teach also in the Statistics programme. You will be expected to undertake a range of teaching responsibilities for undergraduate students and to supervise research (postgraduate) students. Collaborative research, both within the university and externally, is encouraged.

You should have a Ph.D. (or be near completion) in Statistics, or have an equivalent qualification in a relevant subject. If you are interested in the positon for the group leader you should have at least five years of relevant University or Industry experience.

The School of Mathematics and Statistics is a strong, forward-looking School, dedicated to excellence in teaching and research.

The closing date for this position is: Sunday 4th March 2018 (NZ time).