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SMAS Early Career Academic Fellowship
University of Wollongong


Date Posted Sep. 6, 2019
Title SMAS Early Career Academic Fellowship
University University of Wollongong
Wollongong, NSW, Australia
Department School of Mathematics and Applied Statistics
Application Deadline Oct. 6, 2019
Position Start Date January 2020
 
 
  • Post-Doc
    Faculty Associate
    Lecturer/Instructor
  • Statistics & Actuarial Science
    Mathematics/Applied Mathematics
 
 
  • Fixed term, full-time appointment (3.5 years)

The School of Mathematics and Applied Statistics (SMAS) at the University of Wollongong (UOW) is within the Faculty of Engineering and Information Sciences. SMAS is a dynamic and active mathematical sciences school with an exceptional research record. As part of SMAS the Institute for Mathematics and Its Applications (IMIA) carries out world-class research across a broad spectrum of areas in both pure and applied mathematics through its six research centres: Centre for Financial Mathematics; Centre for Geometric Analysis; Centre for Mathematical Biology and Medicine; Centre for Multidisciplinary Mathematical Modelling, Centre for Noncommutative Analysis, and Centre for Nonlinear Partial Differential Equations.

The successful applicant for this position will propose and carry out a 3.5-year research program in pure mathematics, aligned with Geometric Analysis, Operator Algebras, Noncommutative Geometry or PDE. They will also carry out teaching, governance and community outreach/professional service duties consistent with an Associate Lecturer Level A position. The successful candidate will be a member of IMIA and contribute to its research programs. This is an excellent opportunity to join one of the most vibrant and successful schools in the country. It will also be expected that this position undertake lecturing duties and teach students in our Mathematics degrees and in other disciplines.

You will be prompted to respond to a selection questionnaire as part of the application process as well as attach the required supporting documentation.

The following application documents must be uploaded on the "Your Attachments" page:

  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Project Proposal: a well-developed 3.5 years research proposal (maximum 2 A4 pages) in an area of pure mathematics, which will be assessed on:
    - Significance and Innovation of proposed research, and
    - Benefit and alignment with SMAS research in pure mathematics.

For further information about this position, please contact Prof Aidan Sims (Head of School) on +61 2 4221 5003 or email asims@uow.edu.au


  • The University of Wollongong is committed to equality, diversity and inclusion. As an equal opportunity employer, we celebrate diversity and inclusion, and believe gender equality is fundamental to achieving our goal of being in the top 1%. The University seeks to increase the representation of women in the disciplines of science, technology, engineering, mathematics and medicine (STEMM) to address gender imbalance. As a recognised leader in gender equality, we offer professional development programs and promote a healthy work life balance.


 
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Contact Information

 
  • Senior Professor Aidan Sims
    School of Mathematics and Applied Statistics
    University of Wollongong
    Wollongong, NSW 2500
    Australia
  •  
  • +61 2 4221 5003
  • asims@uow.edu.au

 

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