Job no: 0047802

Work type: Continuing

Location: Parkville (Melbourne), Australia

Division/Faculty: Faculty of Science

Department/School: School of Mathematics and Statistics

Salary: AUD102,967 - AUD122,268 (Level B)

Role & Superannuation rate: Academic - Full time - 17% superannuation

The School of Mathematics and Statistics is seeking to expand its expertise in computational and applied mathematics. The successful applicant is expected to undertake high-level research in computational mathematics, leading to a vigorous research program in the development of numerical methods, their analysis and their application.

They should also have a strong commitment to teaching and the supervision of research students.  Teaching will occur within the School of Mathematics and Statistics undergraduate and MSc programs and the applicant will be expected to teach mathematics and its applications to a variety of audiences.  They are also required to supervise research students at undergraduate, MSc and PhD levels in computational and applied mathematics.

The School maintains activity in all areas of the mathematical sciences. It has research foci in many areas of algebra, analysis, geometry, topology, number theory, continuum modelling, mathematical biology, mathematical physics, discrete mathematics, operations research mathematical and applied statistics, statistical genomics, stochastic modelling and probability theory.

The University of Melbourne provides a wide range of opportunities for exciting research collaborations within the School, wider University and externally.  There will be the opportunity to undertake external consulting.  The successful applicant will be expected to undertake administrative tasks for the School.

The appointee will have a PhD or equivalent research higher degree in computational mathematics, numerical analysis, scientific computing or a related discipline.  You will have demonstrated research excellence including a strong record of publication in computational mathematics and numerical analysis and the ability to develop research links nationally and/or internationally.

This is a full-time, continuing position.

Applications to be submitted by 11:55 PM AUS Eastern Daylight Time 25th October 2019. Late applications will be accepted until 11:55 PM AUS Eastern Daylight Time 8th November 2019 but may not be fully considered.

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Friday, November 8, 2019
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Enquiries only: Professor Jan de Gier
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