Research Fellow in Pure Mathematics

  • The University of Melbourne
  • Australia, Vic
  • May 7, 2022

Job Description:

Job no: 0055911
Location: Parkville
Role type:
Full time/Fixed-term for 2.5 years
Faculty of Science
Department/School: School of Mathematics and Statistics
Level A– $75,289 – $102,163 p.a. plus 17% super

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About the Role
This is a research associate (post-doctoral or visiting) position in pure mathematics at the University of Melbourne. It is funded through the ARC Discovery Project "Elliptic Schubert Calculus" with investigators N. Ganter, Y. Yang, G. Zhao, P. Zinn-Justin. This is a program which applies elliptic cohomology to geometric representation theory, enumerative geometry, integrable systems and invariants of singular varieties. The ideal candidate would bring in expertise complementing that of the investigators.

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About You
You are a confident communicator with an ability to develop research links with other departments nationally and/or internationally.
You a strong leader, a person who shows initiative and the ability to work as part of a team and build rapport with all levels of staff within a diverse work environment.

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