Senior Lecturer, Statistics and Cyber ​​Security job with RMIT UNIVERSITY

  • An opportunity now exists to join the RMIT School of Science and contribute to the growth of teaching and research within the discipline of mathematical sciences, and specifically in the fields of statistics and cybersecurity.
  • 1 x full-time continuing appointment based on city campus
  • Salary at academic level B ($102,474 – $121,690)

About the College

STEM College has a leadership position and expertise in science, technology, engineering, math, and health (STEM). We are uniquely positioned to influence and collaborate with industry like never before.

STEM College is a community of outstanding STEM researchers, teachers, inventors, designers, and game changers supported by talented professional staff. We offer higher education programs in all STEM disciplines at bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral levels, and ensure that our students receive a work-aligned and life-changing education.

More information about STEM College in this link.

About the role

As a lecturer, you will contribute to teaching and research activities within the discipline of Mathematical Sciences, at the Faculty of Science. You will be responsible for carrying out teaching activities within the undergraduate and postgraduate programs, including taking responsibility for the coordination of courses offered in statistics and cybersecurity through RMIT Online.

In addition, you will be required to actively promote your teaching and research activities by establishing and maintaining memberships, links and partnerships with the academic, industrial and professional communities. You will work collaboratively and collegially with other academics within the teaching team and inform your colleagues and students of developments in their field or specialization. You will be responsible for coordinating the courses.

As a candidate for the position, you will also have an emerging track record and recognition for quality research output in the mathematical sciences.

About you

To pass a Level B nomination, you will need to:

  • Emerging professional experience and recognition of quality research output that will contribute to existing research areas of the discipline and school, in the mathematical sciences, as evidenced by publications, development of new research initiatives, research funding competitiveness and links with industry.
  • Demonstrated ability to prepare and deliver courses at the undergraduate and graduate levels that align with and complement established areas of strength, particularly in relation to cybersecurity and statistics.
  • Demonstrated ability to innovate in teaching, including online or blended delivery, and the ability to produce high quality curriculum or course materials.
  • Ability to take on course coordination roles. This includes courses offered face-to-face as well as through online portals.
  • Demonstrated ability to adhere to organizational policies and practices and to negotiate sensitively with students, particularly on issues related to effective learning, especially in an online learning environment.
  • Demonstrated ability to supervise higher degree by research candidates.
  • Ability to network effectively with colleagues and generate alternative funding projects through effective liaison with industry and government.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills appropriate to interact with postgraduate candidates, staff and industry, as well as a strong commitment to teamwork and multi-disciplinary collaborations.



  • PhD or equivalent research doctorate in mathematical sciences.
  • Appointment to this position is subject to passing a work with children test.

To apply

Please submit your CV, cover letter and separately address the key selection criteria for this position by clicking on the ‘Apply’ link below.

For more information on this position, please see the job description above or contact Professor Andrew Eberhard, Assistant AD – Mathematical Sciences at or Professor Asha Rao, Associate Dean – Sciences mathematics at asha.rao@rmit.

Applications closed the 12e of February 2023, Sunday.

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