Department of Mathematics and Statistics
Faculty of Science
The University of Melbourne, Australia

Salary: AUD$89,955 - AUD$106,817 p.a. plus 17% superannuation

The Department of Mathematics and Statistics is seeking to expand its expertise in pure mathematics. In particular, the successful applicant will contribute to the research agenda of the department around algebraic geometry which is under the broad leadership of Professor C Haesemeyer.

The University of Melbourne's Department of Mathematics and Statistics is one of Australia's leading mathematics and statistics departments. It has achieved this status through the high quality of its research and teaching programs. The Department offers a wide range of subjects to undergraduate and postgraduate students and is involved in aspects of community life that impact on the interests of the Department and the discipline.

The Department of Mathematics and Statistics has a total of 38 continuing teaching and/or research staff; 27 research only staff and consultants; 6 Mathematics and Statistics Learning Centre teaching specialists; and 20 support staff. The Department has over 100 casual and honorary staff. In 2013, there are 87 Research Higher Degree and 78 Coursework Master of Science students. Four members of the Departmental staff and one Emeritus Professor are members of the Academy of Science.

Infrastructure support for research and basic information technology facilities are provided to all members of the department. Special facilities such as high end workstations and salaries for research fellows are supported through individual competitive external research grants. Members of the Department have had considerable success at attracting support from the Australian Research Council.

It is one of the objectives of the University to develop and maintain a strong international profile. In this context, members of the Department have strong collaborative links with colleagues in the United States of States of America, most countries in Europe and the Asia-Pacific region.

The www address of the Department of Mathematics and Statistics is http://www.ms.unimelb.edu.au

Employment Type: Full-time continuing position         

Enquiries only to: Professor Aleks Owczarek Tel +61 3 8344 7887 Email owczarek@unimelb.edu.au OR Professor Christian Haesemeyer Email chh@math.ucla.edu [please do not send your application to these contacts]

Close date: 24 August 2014

For position information and to apply online go to http://hr.unimelb.edu.au/careers, under ‘Job Search and Job Alerts’ click on the relevant option (Current Staff or Prospective Staff), and search under the job title or job number 0033560.

Job location: 
Parkville VIC
Contact and application information
Sunday, August 24, 2014
Contact name: 
Aleks Owczarek
Contact email: 


Lecturer (Level B) – Pure Mathematics, University of Melbourne, Australia. Full-time continuing position offering 17% superannuation. Join a thriving, passionate and internationally networked community with a history of leadership in research, innovation, teaching and learning.