Research Associate/Fellow in Optimisation and Operations Research @Curtin

Closing date: 13 January 2023
Campus: Curtin University, Perth; Curtin Centre for Optimisation and Decision Science
Remuneration: Level A/B $91,431 – $125,937 p.a. +17% superannuation
Status: Fixed-term full-time research position (4 years)

We are seeking a new postdoctoral researcher who is interested in using mathematical and operations research techniques to transform the way companies and governments make decisions. The selected candidate will work on demand-driven research projects with industry, conduct high-quality research in mathematical optimisation and operations research, and help drive research funding opportunities. The position will suit specialists in operations research and mathematical optimisation, as well as computational mathematicians who are interested in pursuing a demand-driven research pathway.

The Curtin Centre for Optimisation and Decision Science is part of the School of Electrical Engineering, Computing, and Mathematical Sciences, which brings together Curtin University’s expertise in data science, artificial intelligence, and digital technologies. Other major collaborative ventures in the school include 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.

Contact details

If you have any further queries regarding the role, please contact Professor Ryan Loxton, Director, Curtin Centre for Optimisation and Decision Science,

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Workshop on Optimisation, Metric Bounds, Approximation and Transversality (WOMBAT 2022)

The next Workshop on Optimisation, Metric Bounds, Approximation and Transversality (WOMBAT 2022) will be held 13–15 December 2022 in Perth, Western Australia, in tandem with an industry-focused day on 16 December. This joint event will be hosted at Curtin University by Curtin Centre for Optimisation and Decision Science. The event is expected to take place as an entirely in-person event.

There is no registration fee, however note the following deadlines.

28 October: abstracts submitted before this date will be given priority. This is also the deadline for the student support scheme applications.
12 November: The final deadline to submit a talk.
26 November: The deadline to register if you are attending only and not giving a talk.

Please visit the conference page for more information.