PROFESSOR OF STATISTICAL BIOINFORMATICS School of Mathematical Sciences In a joint initiative between the Faculty of Engineering, Computer and Mathematical Sciences and the Faculty of Sciences, the University of Adelaide is providing a major boost to its capability in Bioinformatics. As a key element in this process, the University has established a Chair of Statistical Bioinformatics within the School of Mathematical Sciences in the Faculty of Engineering, Computer and Mathematical Sciences. The appointment will be initially for a period of five years. Applications and expressions of interest in this position are now invited. You will be expected to provide academic leadership and vision for the disciplines of Statistics and Bioinformatics within the School of Mathematical Sciences and to establish active links with the Faculty of Sciences, the Faculty of Health Sciences and the School of Computer Science to consolidate the development of Bioinformatics as a key area of strength within the University. You should have: * an internationally recognised research record in Statistics or Biostatistics with evidence of current high quality research in Bioinformatics * evidence of effectiveness in undergraduate and postgraduate teaching and supervision * a willingness to represent and promote Statistics and Bioinformatics both within the University and the wider community * a strong commitment to the further development of Bioinformatics within the University The research area of applicants may be in any area of statistical Bioinformatics, but applicants of high calibre with research interests in gene expression analysis or statistical genetics, would be preferred. The School's current research strengths in Statistics, Bioinformatics and Biostatistics can be perused at http://www.maths.adelaide.edu.au/Applied/research/reports/ Salary: $106,161 per annum, plus attractive superannuation benefits. Assistance with removal expenses to Adelaide will be provided. This fixed-term position is available from 1 January 2005 for an initial period of five years. General information concerning the School of Mathematical Sciences may be found at http://www.maths.adelaide.edu.au. Further information, including the selection criteria may be obtained from the Deputy Head of School, Professor Nigel Bean, telephone: +61 8 8303 5408 or email: [log in to unmask] Applications, addressing the selection criteria, quoting the reference number 12425 and including residency status, names, addresses and/or email details of three referees, should be forwarded in duplicate to General Manager, Human Resources, The University of Adelaide, South Australia 5005, by 12 October 2004.