Applied Mathematician

Boeing

Closing date: 6th Aug 2021

Location:Brisbane
Category:Engineering / Technical
Position Type:Permanent
Job Reference:BOE/1550763

An exciting new role has opened up within Boeing Research & Technology Australia’s Brisbane Research Centre, located within the University of Queensland, St Lucia.

The successful candidate will work within a team of passionate mathematicians and engineers to develop state of the art GPU based multi-physics solvers. Essential skills include a familiarity with a range of computational methods for solving partial differential equations as well as experience in the implementation of such methods in a compiled language, particularly C, C++ or FORTRAN.  Experience in developing computational fluid dynamics codes, structural finite element codes or multi-physics codes is considered an advantage. Experience with high performance computing frameworks such as CUDA, OpenACC, OpenMP & MPI will also be considered beneficial.  

Required Qualifications:

  • Research higher degree in Mathematics (PhD or masters)
  • Bachelor degree in Math, Physics or Engineering

Applicants must be Australian Citizens to meet defence security requirements.

More information and application at this page.

Mathematical Modeller

Burnet Institute, Melbourne

Closing date: Tue, 17 Aug 2021 11:59pm Australian Eastern Time

The Opportunity 

Are you an early career researcher eager to undertake real-world mathematical modelling projects in infectious diseases and global health? This could be the role for you!

A unique opportunity exists for a Mathematical Modeller to join Burnet’s Modelling & Biostatistics team. Join an innovative team that is developing and applying epidemiological and costing models around the world across a range of disease areas including COVID-19, HIV, TB, malaria, viral hepatitis, maternal and child health.  

This is an exciting chance for you to:

  • Contribute to the development and application of epidemic and economic models to address major public health issues
  • Work with a globally based team of expert modellers, epidemiologists, economists, health and policy specialists, and computer scientists to improve models
  • Undertake modelling and analytical support that will be provided to governments, policy makers, and other partners including the World Bank, Global Fund, and international health agencies, to improve health budget investment towards better decision-making and impact around the world
  • Apply innovations and analytical skills to ensure high quality deliverables in a fast-paced environment
  • Contribute to and produce policy briefs, presentations, scientific papers and technical reports 

Refer to the attached position description for full details.

This is a full-time position, initially for a 2-year period with the possibility of extension. Work from the comfort of your own home or join us in the office, location is flexible!

Full details and application form at this link.

Postdoctoral Research Fellow/Research Fellow

The School of Mathematics and Physics
University of Queensland

Closing Date: 3rd August 2021

The primary purpose of this position is to carry out high-quality mathematical research in the general area of Geometric and Nonlinear Analysis. Some contribution to undergraduate and/or postgraduate coursework teaching may be expected.

The position reports to the Head of School, Professor Joseph Grotowski.

This position is located at our picturesque St Lucia campus, renowned as one of Australia’s most attractive university campuses, and located just 7km from Brisbane’s city centre. Bounded by the Brisbane River on three sides, and with outstanding public transport connections, our 114-hectare site provides a perfect work environment – you can enjoy the best of both worlds: a vibrant campus with the tradition of an established university.

For more information and to apply, click here.

Associate Professor/Professor in Statistics or Data Science

School of Mathematical Sciences
The University of Adelaide

Closing Date: 12th August 2021

(Level D/E) $147,685 to $189,518 per annum plus an employer contribution of up to 17% superannuation may apply. 

Continuing position available from 1 January 2022.

The University of Adelaide is seeking a senior academic to lead the Discipline of Statistics in the School of Mathematical Sciences and contribute to the School’s strategic priority of expanding its research and educational offerings in data science, broadly construed.

This is an opportunity for an emerging or current academic leader to join a top-ranked team with ambitious plans for the future. The University of Adelaide received the highest possible rating of research quality in the mathematical sciences overall and in each of its disciplines in the two most recent ERA assessments. It was the only Australian university to receive top ratings for engagement and impact in the mathematical sciences in the 2018 Engagement and Impact Assessment.

The School is committed to pedagogical innovation and is currently working with its Industry Advisory Board to strengthen its external engagement as a strategic priority.

The School is strongly committed to increasing the diversity of its staff and students. We encourage and warmly welcome applications from academics who are able to contribute to the diversity of the School community. For more information and to apply, go to:
https://careers.adelaide.edu.au/cw/en/job/505815/associate-professorprofessor-in-mathematical-sciences

Senior Mathematical Modeller

Burnet Institute
Melbourne

Closing Date: 18th July 2021

Burnet Institute have an opportunity for a Senior Research Officer / Senior Research Fellow to join our fantastic Modelling & Biostatistics team. This is a unique opportunity to develop and apply epidemiological and costing models around the world across a range of disease areas, including COVID-19, HIV, TB, malaria, viral hepatitis, maternal and child health.

This position is initially for a 2 year period.

Refer to the attached position description for full details.

Click here to apply.

Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Statistics, Data Science, Stochastic Modelling

School of Mathematical Sciences
University of Adelaide

Closing date: 1st August 2021

(Level B, Lecturer) $100,933 to $119,391 or (Level C, Senior Lecturer) $123,075 to $141,537 per annum plus an employer contribution of up to 17% superannuation may apply. 

Three-year fixed term position available from December 2021.  On conclusion of the three-year term, the position may be converted to a continuing position under the provisions of the University’s Enterprise Agreement.  

Two full-time positions are available.

The University of Adelaide is seeking to grow the statistics, data science, and stochastic modelling team in the School of Mathematical Sciences. This is an opportunity for a highly motivated researcher and committed educator to join a School that is a leader in pedagogical innovation and received the highest possible rating of research quality in the mathematical sciences overall and in each of its disciplines in the two most recent ERA assessments.

The School has identified data science, broadly construed, as one of its strategic priorities. We are seeking an enthusiastic colleague to work with us to expand our research and educational offerings in statistics, data science, and stochastic modelling. Willingness to engage with industry would be an asset. 

The School is strongly committed to increasing the diversity of its staff and students. These two available positions are directed at applicants who are able to contribute to the diversity of the School community.

For more information and to apply, click here.

Postdoctoral Research Assistant 

Department of Statistics and the Wellcome Centre for Human Genetics
University of Oxford

Closing Date:30th July 2021

Grade 7: £32,817 – £40,322 p.a. 

We invite applications for a postdoctoral research assistant to develop predictive models for how DNA sequences impact regulatory networks, and apply these models to new single-cell datasets including for both gene expression, and chromatin accessibility (openness) during meiosis. The successful candidate will create new techniques integrating information from genomic DNA sequences, to perform mixture decomposition of sparse data matrices, and non-linear prediction, among other goals. We anticipate the resulting methods will be widely applicable to provide a technique for identifying the role of mutations, for example those identified in genome-wide association studies, in impacting gene expression in general. The postholder will work jointly at the Department of Statistics and the Wellcome Centre for Human Genetics. The post holder will join Oxford’s leading genomics research community, and the project may involve international collaboration and potential visits to collaborating groups.

The successful candidate will hold or be close to completion of a PhD/DPhil in a relevant quantitative scientific discipline, for example statistics, machine learning, mathematics, statistical or population genetics, or related disciplines. They also should have experience in developing and applying novel statistical methods, and low-level programming. Experience in analysing high-dimensional datasets, for example in computational statistics, machine learning, is highly desirable. They should have a strong interest in biological problems, genetics and/or genomics, but previous experience is not essential.

Queries about this post should be addressed to: Professor Simon Myers at myers@stats.ox.ac.uk.

This post is fixed-term until 10 September 2023.

Only applications received before 12.00 midday on 30 July 2021 will be considered. Interviews will be held on 25 August 2021.

For more information and to apply, click here.

Postdoctoral Research Assistant

Department of Statistics and the Wellcome Centre for Human Genetics
University of Oxford

Closing Date: 30th July 2021

Grade 7: £32,817 – £40,322 p.a 

We invite applications for a PDRA to develop statistical methods to study differences in healthy phenotypes and disease risks between human populations, and apply these to Biobank-scale datasets. This work aims to develop improved approaches to genetic prediction of disease risk by combining information among groups and/or modelling the evolution of traits through time.

The post holder will develop methods to understand whether strong differences in identified genetic predictors in different human populations, and lack of transferability of polygenic scores among human groups, reflect mainly genetic or environmental differences. They will also map the origins of disease-causing rare variants in time, and at fine geographic scales for example within regions of the UK, in order to understand the applicability of rare variant discoveries to other regions or populations. Leveraging genealogical approaches previously developed within the group represents a natural start-point for this project, but it will also be essential to integrate functional information and to leverage large-scale data on both phenotypes and variation, for datasets incorporating a range of ancestries. The UK Biobank and Genomics England data, in which we have ongoing work, provide two important examples.

This position is based jointly within the Department of Statistics and the Wellcome Centre for Human Genetics. The post holder will join Oxford’s leading genomics research community, and the project may involve international collaboration and potential visits to collaborating groups.

The successful candidate will hold or be close to completion of a PhD/DPhil in a relevant quantitative scientific discipline, for example statistics, machine learning, mathematics, statistical or population genetics, or related disciplines. They also should have experience in developing and applying novel statistical methods, and low-level programming. Experience in analysing high-dimensional datasets, for example in computational statistics, or machine learning, is highly desirable. They should have a strong interest in biological problems, genetics and/or genomics, but previous experience is not essential.

Queries about this post should be addressed to: Professor Simon Myers at myers@stats.ox.ac.uk.

This post is fixed-term until 10 September 2023. Only applications received before 12.00 midday on 30 July 2021 will be considered. Interviews will be held on 25 August 2021.

For more information and to apply, click here.

Lecturer in Mathematics

University of Sydney
School of Mathematics and Statistics

Closing Date: 13th June 2021

We are currently seeking to appoint an accomplished academic to the position of Lecturer in Mathematics. To succeed, you will be a talented and well-qualified mathematician with a passion for teaching and research expertise in an area that strengthens the school’s profile and align with the research interests of SMRI’s director   Professor Geordie Williamson. This includes, but is not limited to algebra, geometry and representation theory. In particular, researchers with background in geometric representation theory, algebraic geometry or homotopy theory are particularly encouraged to apply. You will need to have appropriate skills and qualifications as outlined in the position description, including a PhD in Mathematics.

If appointed, you will be expected to undertake duties consistent with an appointment at the Lecturer level (Level B) on the Australian academic scale. This will include: publishing scholarly papers in international peer-reviewed journals and presenting at conferences; supervising undergraduate and postgraduate students; teaching a range of courses to undergraduate students; and applying for external funding.

For more information and to apply, click here.

Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Data Science

University of Sydney
School of Mathematics and Statistics

Closing Date: 4th July 2021

The University of Sydney is welcoming applications for a Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Data Science to join leading experts at the School of Mathematics and Statistics, within the Faculty of Science. We are one of the largest mathematical sciences schools in Australia, and the University of Sydney is the only Australian university to have received the highest rating of 5 out of 5 for research in the mathematical sciences in every Australian Research Council Excellence in Research for Australia assessment to date.

As a Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Data Science you will have the opportunity to make a significant contribution to teaching and learning design, delivery, and evaluation while continuing to build your research contribution, expertise and impact. We are welcoming applicants from different research backgrounds who can bring their own research agenda, complementing the Schools’ current research foci, whilst benefiting from our supportive community of world-class mathematicians and statisticians. We invite applicants with research strengths in the intersection between Data Science and Mathematics or Statistics. This includes, but is not limited to, topics such as statistical machine learning, mathematical foundations of machine learning, computational statistics, information theory, information geometry, statistical natural language processing, topological data analysis,  Bayesian inference, and research areas combining mathematical modelling, computational statistics, and data analysis.

For more information and to apply, click here.