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Lecturer in Mathematics

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Area:Faculty of Science
Salary (FTE):Academic Level B ($92,142.74 - $109,419.20)
Work type:Full Time - Fixed Term
Location: St Lucia, Brisbane

The School of Mathematics and Physics

The University of Queensland is recognised nationally and internationally for its research programs across a broad area of mathematics and statistics, and is the leading provider of tertiary mathematics education in Queensland. The School of Mathematics and Physics hosts several research centres and is an active partner in a number of multidisciplinary research groups both within and external to the University. Our staff are recognised internationally for their active and dynamic research programs across a wide range of areas in mathematics.

The University of Queensland is one of the top three universities in Australia, measured by the quality of its comprehensive range of research fields. In addition to providing excellent potential for interdisciplinary research, the University is located in the vibrant riverfront city of Brisbane, whose sub-tropical climate, cultural diversity, and proximity to coastal regions make it an attractive environment in which to live.

The role

The successful appointee will be expected to:

  • teach undergraduate mathematics courses, including advanced courses in ordinary and partial differential equations and the calculus of variations.
  • engage in postgraduate teaching and curriculum development, in the School’s mathematics program;
  • supervise postgraduate and honours students;
  • conduct high-quality research;
  • perform administrative, outreach and other activities associated with the School.

The person

Applicants must have an international publication record and potential or demonstrated ability to attract collaborative and highly competitive research grants. Demonstrated high-quality teaching and supervisory experience at undergraduate and postgraduate levels is also essential. Applicants should address how their research complement and supplement our current research strengths.

The University of Queensland is a family-friendly workplace and offers a number of flexible work options to help staff balance their responsibilities at work and at home. Further information can be found here.


This is a full-time, fixed term appointment for 3 years at Academic level B. The remuneration package will be in the range $92,142 - $109,419 p.a., plus employer superannuation contributions of up to 17% (total package will be in the range $107,807 - $128,020 p.a.).

Position Description

500622_Lecturer in Mathematics.pdf


To discuss this role please contact A/Prof Tony Roberts on +61 7 3365 3263 or

To submit an application for this role, use the Apply button below. All applicants must supply the following documents: Cover letter, Resume and Selection Criteria responses.

For information on completing the application process click here.

Applications close: E. Australia Standard Time

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