Professor/Associate Professor in Applied Mathematics

  • Flinders University
  • Australia, SA
  • Jul 20, 2022
Science, Technology, Engineering, Maths Full Time - Continuing

Job Description:


Employment Type
Continuing, Full-time

Compensation Grade
Academic Teaching & Research (Balanced) Level D
Academic Teaching & Research (Balanced) Level E

Salary Range
Level D: $148,986 - $163,910 p.a + 17% superannuation
Level E: $191,274 p.a + 17% superannuation

Reporting to:
Dean, People and Resource (or Delegate)

About the College of Science and Engineering
At the College of Science and Engineering we believe in the power of science and engineering to solve real world problems. We strive to advance fundamental science, to create new technologies, and to work across discipline boundaries. Our interests scale from the sub-atomic through to entire oceans, forests and beyond. We seek to understand the past, but also to create the world of the future. Our College is an exciting place to research, study, and work, supported by best practice teaching methods, practical work-related learning, and advanced facilities.

About the role
The Associate/Professor in Applied Mathematics will, under broad supervision, provide academic leadership in research, teaching, and community engagement in the discipline of applied mathematics including data science. The incumbent will use their expertise in mathematics to provide leadership in the study of applied mathematics. The incumbent will have a significant funding track record. They will be expected to take a strong leadership role with Early Career Researchers and Middle Career Researchers in mathematics related areas. The Associate/Professor will advance the College in its reputation as a centre of excellence in education and research, nationally and/or internationally, and advance the development of mathematics and data science within the university.

About you
To be successful in this role, you will be an exceptional communicator and experienced researcher, with a strong track record of establishing effective research collaborations with external national and international partners. Furthermore, you will be able to demonstrate:

A PhD in Mathematics, or equivalent qualification is also a requirement of this role.

Life at Flinders
We're transforming, and investing in people and facilities, to create contemporary, stimulating and satisfying learning and work environments that reflect our core values of excellence, innovation, courage, and integrity. Flinders is refocusing its strategic priorities with the aim of elevating its performance to be a top ten Australian university, and amongst the top 1% in the world.

Reaching beyond the limits of buildings, borders, and backgrounds, ours is an inclusive culture that believes absolutely in equality and opportunity for all. We don't just accommodate differences; we embrace and celebrate them. So, why work at Flinders?

Prescribed Conditions for Employment
A valid National Police Certificate which is satisfactory to the University will also be required before the successful applicant can commence in this position.

Flinders University has introduced a COVID-19 Vaccination Policy that requires all new staff members to be up to date with their COVID-19 vaccinations, subject to medical exemptions.

How to Apply and Information
To view the full position description and apply online, please visit the [email protected] website via the job portal: JR0000003701

For more information regarding the position, or to have a confidential discussion, please contact: Professor Alistair Rendell

We are seeking to increase the diversity to improve equal opportunity outcomes for employees, and therefore we encourage female applicants, people with a disability and/or from Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islanders descent to apply.

Applications to be submitted before 11:59pm, Saturday 20th August 2022
Please note, late applications and applications sent via agencies will not be accepted.


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