Job Reference: 959346
Your new role
The role will work with a multidisciplinary team of researchers in geological
science, fossil geochemistry, geomicrobiology, atmospheric monitoring and
statistical science, led by highly distinguished specialists in each of these
You will join a statistical team coordinated by distinguished professors
Adrian Baddeley and Noel Cressie, which plays a pivotal role in the design and
conduct of the Murujuga Rock Art Monitoring study.
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You will be involved in a wide range of statistical data analysis,
experimental design and sampling design, according to your abilities and
training. Activities include the design and analysis of controlled laboratory
experiments with rock samples; spatial analysis of geological and geochemical
observations; space-time analysis of air quality measurements; and space-time
analysis of observations of the condition of the rock art surfaces and their
Responsibilities will include
In this role you will be involved in a wide range of statistical data
analysis, experimental design and sampling design, according to your abilities
and training. Activities include:
design and analysis of controlled laboratory experiments with rock
spatial analysis of geological and geochemical observations.
space-time analysis of air quality measurements.
space-time analysis of observations of the condition of the rock art
surfaces and their immediate environment.
Appropriate training and supervision from experts will be provided, along
with opportunities to participate in publication of the statistical
methodology and the study results.
Publication of results in reports and scientific journals.
(co)supervision of PhD students.
You will require current work rights in Australia that match the tenure of
Only in limited situations will visa sponsorship situations be considered.
To learn more about this opportunity, please contact Ben Mullins, Professor
– School of Population Health on email@example.com. About us
Curtin's School of Population Health is a comprehensive academic school that
delivers a range of undergraduate courses and numerous specialist postgraduate
courses in public health and psychology.
Curtin's Faculty of Health Sciences has four academic schools that deliver a
range of undergraduate, postgraduate and higher degree by research (HDR)
Our vibrant campus includes an art gallery, gym/childcare and medical centre,
endless food options and great parking and public transport options.
For more information on our university, please visit www. curtin.edu.au
Please include a cover letter, your CV and separate document addressing the
selection criteria (noted below) to allow us to assess your suitability for
A PhD in Statistics or a closely related field.
A demonstrated track record of high quality outputs in applied statistics,
ideally with applications in one or more of spatial science,
(micro)biology, geology/geochemistry, ecology or air quality.
Demonstrated experience working in multidisciplinary teams and subject
Significant expertise in R and/or Python.
A body of high impact research outputs.
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Applications close: 10pm AWST Monday 26th September 2022
Applicants should note that prior to appointment, you will need to have a
current National Police Records check, undergo character, integrity, and
reference checks. Please note that this position may be subject to a WA state
government vaccination mandate. If requested, you will be required to provide
evidence of your vaccination status prior to employment.
If you have any queries in relation to this application process, please
contact our careers team on 08 9266 9000 (option 3,1).