Graduate Researcher Academic Associate (School of Mathematics and Statistics)

University of Melbourne
June 13, 2024
Offerd Salary:$88,228
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Contract Type:Fixed-term for 1.5 y
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Graduate Researcher Academic Associate (School of Mathematics and


Location: Parkville Role type: Part-time, 0.2 FTE; Fixed-term for 1.5 years Faculty: Faculty of Science School: School of Mathematics and Statistics Salary: Level A.2- $88,228 p.a. plus 17% super

  • Teach small group classes, manage online assessment systems, and develop teaching materials in mathematics and/or statistics.
  • Engage in innovative teaching practices and contribute to educational research.
  • Salary packaging, subsidised health and wellbeing services, fitness and cultural clubs, Myki discounts, and a 25% discount on graduate courses to our staff and their immediate families!
  • About the Role The School of Mathematics and Statistics is looking for a Graduate Research Academic Associates (GRAA) in mathematics and/or statistics to join the Mathematics and Statistics Learning Centre (MSLC).

    Reporting to the GRAA Coordinator and/or Academic Manager, you will deliver small group classes, support online assessment systems, assist in tutor recruitment and training, and develop teaching materials. Additionally, there may be opportunities to coordinate small staff groups and contribute to educational research.

    Your responsibilities will include:

  • Delivering small group classes including workshops, tutorials and computer laboratory classes
  • Marking assessment such as assignments and exams
  • Undertaking preparation and associated work, including for teaching and student consultation
  • Advising students on academic and administrative matters pertaining to the subject and course
  • Who We Are Looking For All currently enrolled PhD and MPhil researchers who have been confirmed and have at least 18 months remaining in their candidature are eligible to apply for a position.

    You will also have:

  • Ability to contribute positively, both individually and as part of a team, to educating, inspiring and supporting students
  • Experience teaching small group classes such as tutorials, workshops or computer lab classes in university mathematics and/or statistics
  • Excellent written and verbal communication and interpersonal skills
  • Excellent organisational skills with the ability to manage one's own time effectively, administer multiple tasks simultaneously and meet deadlines
  • For further information regarding responsibilities and requirements, please refer to the attached PD.

    This role requires that the successful candidate must undergo and maintain an up-to-date Working with Children Check. This is essential to guarantee a secure environment for all individuals at the University. In the case the selected candidate doesn't have a valid Working with Children Check, they will be able to apply for the WWCC as part of the initial onboarding procedures.

    Please note: Visa sponsorship is not available for this position. This role requires current valid work rights for Australia.

    Your New Team – School of Mathematics and Statistics The University of Melbourne's School of Mathematics and Statistics is one of Australia's leading mathematics and statistics schools. It has achieved this status through the high quality of its research and teaching programs. The School offers a wide range of subjects to undergraduate and postgraduate students and is involved in aspects of community life that impact on the interests of the School and the discipline. The School of Mathematics and Statistics has a total of 70 continuing teaching and/or research staff; 34 research only staff and consultants; 16 academic specialists and 16 support staff. In 2020, there were 90 Research Higher Degree and 278 Coursework Master of Science students. Five members of the School staff and one Emeritus Professor are members of the Australian Academy of Science. The school currently hosts two ARC Centres of Excellence, and has hosted four ARC Laureate Fellows, ten ARC Future Fellows and fourteen DECRA Fellows.

    What We Offer You! In addition, we offer the opportunity to be part of a vibrant community and enjoy a range of benefits, including generous leave provisions, salary packaging, health and well-being services and discounts on graduate courses. For more information, check out our benefits page!

    About the University of Melbourne We're tightly connected with the community, both at home and abroad. We take pride in our people, who all contribute to our mission to benefit society through the transformative impact of education and research. Discover more via our website and stay connected with our stories and people on LinkedIn.

    Be Yourself The University of Melbourne values the unique backgrounds, experiences and contributions that each person brings to our community and welcomes and celebrates diversity. First Nations people, those identifying as LGBTQIA+, parents, carers, people of all ages, abilities and genders, and people of diverse ethnicity, nationality and faith are encouraged to apply. Our aim is to create a workforce that reflects the diversity of the community in which we live. For more information please visit our Diversity and Inclusion page.

    We are dedicated to ensuring barrier free and inclusive practices to recruit the most talented candidates. If you require reasonable adjustments, please contact the employee listed on the first page of the Position Description found below, with an email containing your name and contact details for a confidential discussion. Please ensure your email is titled "Reasonable Adjustments Request".

    Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Applicants We aspire to be the University of choice for Indigenous Australians, with unprecedented investment to attract, nurture and retain Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students and staff. Tangible support through a range of programs and initiatives will ensure that you personally succeed and flourish while at the University of Melbourne.

    For further information, including our 2023-2027 Indigenous strategy please visit -https: //

    J oin Us!If you feel this role is right for you, please apply with the following documents:

  • Resume
  • Cover Letter outlining your interest and experience
  • If you have any questions regarding the recruitment process, please feel free to contact Anna Gradoboeva via email at [email protected], ensuring that you include the Position Number and the Job Title as the subject. Please do not share your application to this email address.

    If you have any particular questions regarding the job please follow the details listed on the Position Description.

    Advertised: 30 May 2024 12:05 AM AUS Eastern Standard Time

    Applications close: 13 Jun 2024 11:55 PM AUS Eastern Standard Time

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