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12/22/2017
Lecturer in Statistics (Confirmation Path)
University of Otago

Company Information: The University of Otago is one of New Zealand’s largest and most research-intensive universities, currently in the top 1% in the QS World University ranking, located in the vibrant southern city of Dunedin, which is a gateway to the beautiful Otago region of New Zealand. Research strengths in statistics at Otago include ecological and environmental statistics, stochastic modelling, point processes, Bayesian inference, hidden Markov models, scoring rules, model-averaging, over-dispersion, clinical trials, epidemiology, quantitative genetics and statistical genetics.

Position Title: Lecturer in Statistics (Confirmation Path)

Duties and Responsibilities: The successful applicant will participate fully in the Department’s research and teaching activities. They will be capable of teaching a range of our Statistics papers, from first-year to post-graduate, and will supervise postgraduate research students. Candidates will be expected to develop an independent and productive research programme. The University values research and research informed teaching, and teaching assignments and loads are structured accordingly. We encourage academics to establish and maintain international research collaborations, and we support this with generous research/sabbatical and conference leave.

Position Qualifications: PhD degree in Statistics or equivalent
Demonstrated commitment to ongoing research in Statistics with potential to develop a research program of international repute
Demonstrated success and/or aptitude in teaching Statistics

Salary Range: $NZ 78,445 to $NZ 93,821

Benefits:

Website: https://otago.taleo.net/careersection/2/jobdetail.ftl?lang=en&job=1702456

Application Information: Candidates are requested to submit the following:
• Cover letter
• CV
• Names and addresses of at least three referees
Applications quoting reference number 1702456 will close on Friday, 26 January 2018. For further information and to submit your application please follow this link https://otago.taleo.net/careersection/2/jobdetail.ftl?lang=en&job=1702456

Contact Email: katrina.sharples@otago.ac.nz

Application Deadline: 01/26/2018