Professor or A/Prof. @ Curtin University

School of Electrical Engineering, Computing, and Mathematical Sciences

$151,317 – $194, 454 (ALD – ALE) plus 17% superannuation

Fixed-term full-time research position (5 years)

Teaching and research appointment

Application closing date 10:00pm AWST, Friday 15th October 2021

Job Reference: 780919

The School of Electrical Engineering, Computing, and Mathematical Sciences at Curtin University brings together the university’s expertise in data science, artificial intelligence, and digital technologies. The school includes several major collaborative ventures with industry and government, including the Optus-Curtin Centre of Excellence in Artificial Intelligence, the ARC Industrial Training Centre for Transforming Maintenance through Data Science, the Cisco Centre for Networks, and the Curtin Institute for Computation.
Optimisation is one of the school’s core research themes and the optimisation group in the school (part of the mathematics and statistics discipline) is a key pillar in Curtin University’s data science portfolio. The university is now seeking a new professor or associate professor to provide academic leadership within the optimisation group, expand the group’s collaborations with industry and government, and foster and lead new demand-driven research funding opportunities. This is a research-focused position reporting to the group director. The successful candidate will be a senior member of the mathematics and statistics discipline at Curtin and will play a leading role in shaping the future of applied mathematics and data science at the university.

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Professor Ryan Loxton, Discipline Lead – Mathematics and Statistics,