Senior/Principal Research Fellow in Optimisation and Operations Research@Curtin

  • $125,937 (ALC) – $151,317 (ALD) plus 17% superannuation
  • Fixed-term full-time research position (5 years), with an underlying permanent teaching and research appointment
  • Applications close: 9:00pm Australian Western Standard Time, Friday 25th February 2022

The school has recently launched the Curtin Centre for Optimisation and Decision Science, which involves 13 full-time staff with a focus on mathematical optimisation and prescriptive analytics for the optimisation and control of complex systems. The Centre is seeking a senior/principal research fellow to deepen its collaborations with industry and government, foster new demand-driven research opportunities, and mentor a growing group of postdoctoral researchers and PhD students. This is a research-focused position reporting to the Centre director. The successful candidate will grow into one of the Centre’s leaders and play a major role in its future evolution.

In this role you will …

  • Lead optimisation research projects with industry, government, and university partners
  • Conduct high-quality scholarly research in optimisation and operations research and disseminate the findings through publications in peer-reviewed international journals and seminars, workshops, and conferences
  • Work in partnership with industry and government to translate research findings into real-world impact and commercialisation opportunities
  • Supervise and mentor research fellows, PhD students, and honours students
  • Contribute to business development efforts to secure research funding from various sources, including competitive grant programs, other industry and government funding channels, and professional consulting

For more information, see here, and direct link to the position description here.