THE UNIVERSITY OF MELBOURNE
FACULTY OF SCIENCE
DEPARTMENT OF MATHEMATICS AND STATISTICS

CHAIR OF STATISTICS AND CHAIR OF OPERATIONS RESEARCH

 The University of Melbourne is an internationally recognised teaching and research institution.
Commitment to excellence is demonstrated by innovative academic programs and its record as
Australia’s largest recipient of competitive research funding.

 The Positions: The University of Melbourne is seeking to fill the Chair of Statistics and the Chair of Operations Research in the Department of Mathematics and Statistics within the Faculty of Science. Applications are invited for these positions. The Statistics Chair will be vacant when the incumbent becomes Dean of Science at ANU in 2002 and the Operations Research Chair is new.

 The People: The appointees will have made substantial contributions to any area of Statistics or Operations Research. The appointees will have the academic and management strengthsto provide leadership and innovation. The appointees’ outstanding research and teaching will have given the appointees a broad outlook and will provide links to the research and teaching in other areas of the Department. The achievements of the appointees will provide the capacity and determination to actively strengthen interactions with other disciplines, industry and the community. Excellent skills in communication with a diverse range of people are essential.

 The Benefits: The total remuneration package is in the vicinity of $118,500 p.a. In addition, provisions exist for four weeks annual leave and for study leave. All academic staff may earn additional personal income from external consulting subject to the conditions approved by the Council of the University. Some elements of the remuneration package may be salary packaged.

 Duration: These Chairs are offered on a continuing basis.

 Contact: Further information is available on the internet: http://www.hr.unimelb.edu.au/r/. Academic enquiries to Professor Tim Brown, Department of Mathematics and Statistics, telephone (03) 8344 7887; Facsimile (03) 8344 4599; email: tcbrown@unimelb.edu.au

 Applications to:
Deputy Principal, Human Resources
The University of Melbourne
Victoria 3010

marked “PERSONAL AND CONFIDENTIAL”

Secure facsimile (03) 8344 6080 by 21 December 2001.
Please quote position numbers Y6190000 (Chair of Statistics) and Y0010818 (Chair of Operations Research)

 The Council reserves the right to make no appointment or to fill the Chairs by invitation at any stage.

 The University of Melbourne is an equal opportunity employer