Professor of Statistics and Data Science

Employer name: The University of Western Australia        
Salary: Level E
Location (city/country): Perth
Closing date: Monday, 23 April 2018

About the team

The Department of Mathematics and Statistics has an established and dedicated team of teaching and research staff who engage in a multidisciplinary approach to provide pathways to incorporate mathematics and statistics into undergraduate and postgraduate studies and research. The department provides a focus for mathematical research and research training in the areas of group theory, combinatorics and computation, to give mathematics the increased visibility it deserves. Our program of teaching and research covers the broad fields of applied mathematics, pure mathematics and statistics.

About the opportunity

Applications are invited for the Professor of Statistics and Data Science in the Department of Mathematics and Statistics at The University of Western Australia. The position calls for an outstanding strong academic leader with in-depth knowledge and extensive experience in statistics who has a clear vision of how statistics contributes to data science.

You will be working in a region abundant with potential industry partners, where you will seek to establish and maintain strategic partnerships with external stakeholders.

For further information regarding the position please contact:

Associate Professor Mark Reynolds, Head of School, School of Physics, Mathematics and Computing on (08) 6488 2279 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 

Closing date: Monday, 23 April 2018

This position is open to international applicants.

Please see the candidate brochure prior to applying: Professor Statistics and Data Science.pdf

Our commitment to inclusion and diversity

UWA is committed to a diverse workforce. We celebrate inclusion and diversity and believe gender equity is fundamental to achieving our goal of being a top 50 university by 2050.

We have child friendly areas on campus, including childcare facilities. Flexible work arrangements, part-time hours and job sharing will all be considered.

  • UWA has been awarded Top Ten Employer for LGBTI – inclusion of the Australian Workplace Equity Index (AWEI -2016).
  • The University is also a proud member of the Athena SWAN/SAGE Pilot for Gender Equity.