Professor in Statistics and Data Science

Victoria University of Wellington

Wellington, New Zealand

Ref: 2531

We seek an academic with a strong record of research in one or more branches of statistics and data science to provide academic leadership in one of New Zealand's most respected and innovative mathematical sciences schools. The successful applicant will play a leading role in the development of the university's programmes and its standing in statistics and data science.

The Statistics/Data Science group is well connected within the University, supporting opportunities to work with colleagues in biological, physical, health, social, earth and information sciences, engineering, business and the humanities. It also sustains strong connections with employers and researchers in the government, private and not-for-profit sectors, enabling work placements for students in our programmes.

The appointee will undertake undergraduate and postgraduate teaching in statistics and data science. They will promote learning among students with a wide range of mathematical backgrounds. They will undertake supervision of postgraduate research students on both theoretical and applied topics, including students in the workplace seeking to advance their qualifications seek external research funding. They will maintain a research programme of international standard, in keeping with the university's emphasis on high-quality scholarship and will contribute to building on the University's engagement with stakeholders, including through externally funded research.

The university is committed to building a diverse workforce and the School encourages applicants who are women, Māori, Pasifika and from other groups under-represented in the STEM sector.

Contact Details for Vacancy: Ivy Liu, Head of School (incoming) School of Mathematics and Statistics (ivy.liu@vuw.ac.nz)

Applications close Thursday, 31 January 2019.

Victoria University of Wellington is an EEO employer and actively seeks to meet its obligations under the Treaty of Waitangi.

For more information and to apply online visit http://www.victoria.ac.nz/about/careers/current-vacancies

Reference 2531.

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