School of Mathematics and Statistics
Wellington, New Zealand
We seek a dynamic academic with a developing record of research in some branch or branches of a computational field within Mathematics, Statistics and/or Data Science. The successful applicant will contribute to the further development of Data Science at Victoria University of Wellington, interacting with disciplines across the university who are users of Data Science, including bioinformatics, health sciences, and the humanities. The successful applicant will also contribute to the School’s engagement with the wider Data Science community in the capital city and NZ-wide.
The School of Mathematics and Statistics is well connected within the University, supporting opportunities to work with colleagues in biological, physical, health, social, earth and information sciences, engineering, business and the humanities. It also sustains strong connections with employers and researchers in the government, private and not-for-profit sectors, enabling work placements for students in our programmes.
The appointee will undertake undergraduate and postgraduate teaching in applied mathematics, statistics and/or data science at all levels. They will promote learning among students with a wide range of applied and computational domains within the subjects of Mathematics and Statistics. They will undertake supervision of postgraduate research students on both theoretical and applied topics, including students in the workplace seeking to advance their qualifications. They will conduct an on-going research activity of international standard, in keeping with the university’s emphasis on high-quality scholarship and will contribute to building on the University’s engagement with stakeholders, including through externally funded research.
The University is committed to building a diverse workforce and the School encourages applicants who are women, Māori, Pasifika and from other groups under-represented in the STEM sector.
Applications close Friday, 15 November 2019.
Victoria University of Wellington is an EEO employer and actively seeks to meet its obligations under the Treaty of Waitangi.
For more information and to apply online visit http://www.victoria.ac.nz/about/careers/current-vacancies