• The University of Melbourne
  • Australia, Vic
  • Sep 20, 2021

Job Description:

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

The successful applicant 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 will also supervise research students at undergraduate, MSc and PhD levels.

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, data science, statistical genomics, stochastic modelling and probability theory.

The Applied Mathematics research group is currently working on interdisciplinary projects, including, granular materials, mathematical biology, fluid dynamics and nanomechanics, using a range of continuous, discrete, numerical, and stochastic approaches.

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 applied mathematics or related discipline. You will have demonstrated research excellence including a strong record of publication in applied mathematics, including mathematical modelling and associated analytical and numerical methods.

This position is full-time fixed-term for 3 years. Applicants must have working rights in Australia to be eligible to apply.

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