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Lecturer Statistics and Analytics

Job no: 589071
Work type: Full time - Continuing/Permanent
Categories: Science, Teaching, Teaching and Research, Education

  • Central City Location in Melbourne
  • Full time, continuing position
  • Remuneration at Academic Level B ($98,495 - $116,965) + 17% super


About the role:

As a Statistics and Analytics Lecturer, you will maintain and advance your scholarly research and professional capabilities relevant to this discipline. You will actively promote the discipline by establishing and sustaining memberships, links and partnerships with academic, industry and professional communities. You will contribute to the teaching and research activities of the School in the area of Statistics and Analytics. In addition, you will engage in collaborative and collegial research and teaching with fellow academics, endeavouring to enlighten colleagues and students on developments in your subject area or specialisation.


About you:

  • Experience in preparing and delivering large statistics and analytics courses, at undergraduate and postgraduate levels. In particular you will have used industry leading statistical computing packages such as R, SAS and Python, in the delivery of the above courses. The administration of these courses will have been part of your work
  • You will have used innovative and stimulating approaches to deliver courses that engage students, including online and student-centred learning that successfully exploits new technologies, with a commitment to continuous quality improvement through ongoing training and development
  • You will have previous experience with supervising Masters and PhD research students in, at least, an associate capacity
  • You will have demonstrated the ability to undertake independent research that contributes to existing School research areas, as evidenced by publications, development of new research initiatives, competitive research funding, and the building of industry links


About RMIT

RMIT is a multi-sector university of technology, design and enterprise with more than 91,000 students and 11,000 staff globally. RMIT offers postgraduate, undergraduate, vocational education and online programs to provide students with a variety of work-relevant pathways.

The School of Science is one of RMIT's top-performing research schools, we deliver research that addresses the 'real life questions' essential to Australia's innovation agenda. We attract esteemed experts and researchers from around the world and has strong partnerships with industry and international collaborators.


When you join our team, you'll be able to access a range of benefits. From travel to fitness, there's something for everyone.

RMIT University is an Athena SWAN member and the College of Science, Engineering and Health are central to driving improvements in gender equality, diversity and inclusion, particularly in the Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics and Medicine (STEMM) disciplines.

Note: Appointment to this position is subject to passing a Working with Children check. 


Bring your whole self to work 

We are better for our diversity. When we listen to those who are different to us, or challenge us, we grow stronger together. When we feel like we belong, we can achieve so much more. We respect each other, embrace our differences and build a sense of belonging in our team and beyond.  

We’re proud to share with you some of our wins: 

  • RMIT University is an Athena SWAN member with Bronze Award accreditation and the College of Science, Engineering and Health is central to driving improvements in gender equality, diversity and inclusion, particularly in the Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics and Medicine (STEMM) disciplines. 
  • We are ranked #1 in the world for our efforts to reduce inequality in the Times Higher Education (THE) Impact Rankings 2020
  • RMIT University is placed 10th in overall Times Higher Education (THE) Impact Rankings 2020, rocketing up from 82nd place in 2019. 
  • In 2020, RMIT University has become the first Australian institution to receive the HR Excellence in Research Award, recognized by the European Commission. 
  • We placed 11th in the 2019 Talent Board APAC Candidate Experience Awards
  • We were named as an Employer of Choice for Gender Equality by the Workplace Gender Equality Agency. 
  • We achieved Gold Employer status for LGBTIQinclusion in the Australian Workplace Equality Index (AWEI) in 2018, 2019 and 2020. We are also the first organisation ever to be named Employer of the Year twice (2019 and 2020). 
  • We were recognised as a top five employer in 2018 for workplace accessibility with the Australian Network on Disability. 
  • The launch of our second Reconciliation Plan, Dhumbah Goorowa– a “commitment to share” - an important step in our reconciliation journey.  

To apply: 

Please submit your resume and cover letter outlining your interest and suitability for this role. Candidates are requested to separately address the key selection criteria outlined in the position description


For further information please contact Professor Asha Rao – Associate Dean, Mathematical Sciences on +61 3 9925 1843.

Please view the Position description below.

Download File Position Description Academic B Statistics.pdf

Applications close on Sunday 27 September 2020 at 11.55 pm.


We are also happy to make adjustments to the recruitment process for your accessibility requirements. Please contact us via your preferred type of communication: email or call Kassie on +61399252442 with your request(s). 


RMIT is an equal opportunity employer committed to being a child safe organisation. We are dedicated to attracting, retaining and developing our people regardless of gender identity, ethnicity, sexual orientation, disability and age. Applications are encouraged from all sectors of the community and we strongly encourage applications from the Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander community. 


Please note that whilst we still accept applications from any persons interested in our roles, due to the impacts of COVID-19, we are currently prioritising applications from those with current working rights in Australia and who are not affected by travel restrictions. Please see the latest updates to Australia’s immigration and border arrangements during the COVID-19 (Coronavirus) outbreak: 

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