The Research School of Finance, Actuarial Studies and Statistics (RSFAS) in the ANU College of Business and Economics invites applications for a Postdoctoral Fellow (Academic Level A4) on a full time fixed-term appointment of 2 years, commencing early 2022.
The position is offered in connection with the ARC Discovery project “Modern statistical methods for complex multivariate longitudinal data”. This Australian Research Council funded postdoctoral fellow will collaborate with the project leader on research projects within the primary themes and topics of the Discovery grant. These projects can range widely from development of statistical theory and methodology, to implementation, statistical computing and software packages, and applied research in select interdisciplinary areas. Many of these projects will involve joint research with other members of the research school. Under the direction of Dr Hui, the Postdoctoral Fellow’s duties may include, but are not limited to: • the conduct of research under limited supervision either as a team member, or where appropriate, independently, and the production or contribution to the writing of conference and seminar papers and publications from that research; • involvement in professional activities including, subject to availability of funds, attendance at conferences and seminars in the field of expertise; • some administrative functions primarily connected with the area of research of the academic; • development of some research-related material for teaching or other purposes with appropriate guidance from other staff; • occasional contributions to teaching in relation to his/her research project(s); • attendance at meetings associated with research or the work of the organisational unit to which the research is connected and/or at departmental and/or faculty meetings and/or membership of a limited number of committees; • advice within the field of the staff member's research to postgraduate students; • adhere to and model the CBE Values and Behaviours of Excellence, Robustness, Respect, Collegiality and Unity and • other duties as allocated by the supervisor or the Vice-Chancellor consistent with the classification of the position A Level A Academic works with support, guidance and/or direction from staff classified at Level B and above and with an increasing degree of autonomy as the research academic gains in skill and experience. A Level A Academic will normally have completed a PhD in the relevant discipline and/or have equivalent qualifications and/or research experience. Research experience comprises contributions to publications, conference papers or reports that give evidence of research potential.
SELECTION CRITERIA: 1. A PhD in Statistics, or must have submitted PhD thesis in Statistics prior to starting employment, with a track record of independent research in the field of Statistical Science as evidenced by publications in peerreviewed journals and conferences. 2. Potential for significant research discovery in Statistics. Research experience in methodological and theoretical statistics together with proven computing skills will be highly regarded. 3. Excellent oral and written English language skills and a demonstrated ability to communicate and interact effectively with a variety of staff and students in an academic environment and to foster respectful and productive working relationships with staff, students and colleagues at all levels. 4. Capacity to contribute to research through written publications and presentations, in particular in statistics. 5. A demonstrated high-level understanding of equal opportunity principles and a commitment to the application of these policies in a University context.
Classification: Academic Level A Salary package: $73,309 - $92,015 per annum plus 17% superannuation Terms: Full time, Fixed term (2 years)
In order to apply for this role please make sure that you upload the following documents: A statement addressing the selection criteria. A current curriculum vitae (CV) which includes the names and contact details of at least three referees (preferably including a current or previous supervisor). If your CV does not include referees you can complete these online when prompted in the application form. Other documents, if required. Applications which do not address the selection criteria may not be considered for the position. For more information please contact: Dr Francis Hui E: [email protected] Applications close: 26 May 2021 11:55:00 PM AUS Eastern Standard Time