Associate Research Fellow in Mathematics @Wollongong

Location: The School of Mathematics and Applied Statistics/Engineering and Information Sciences, University of Wollongong
Employment Type: Fixed Term, Full time appointment (12 months)
Duration: 1-year appointment
Remuneration: $84,935–$99,509 + 17% superannuation (Level A)
Closing Date: 17 August 2022

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 will research the intersection of index theory and scattering theory with Adam Rennie, Alan Carey and Galina Levitina (ANU), and will be funded by ARC Discovery grant DP220101196. The successful applicant may have opportunities to contribute to student supervision. They will be expected to have broad expertise in the area of functional analysis and spectral theory, with expertise in Fredholm index theory and scattering theory. The successful applicant will become 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.

You will be prompted to respond to a selection criteria questionnaire as part of the online application process. The questions are based on the position description below. If required, you will be able to save your application and finalise at a later date but ensure it is before the closing date of the position.

For further information about this position, please contact Adam Rennie on + 61 2 4221 3822 or at

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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