Posts

Research Fellow in Discrete Mathematics @Monash

Location: School of Mathematics, Monash University
Employment Type: Full-time
Duration: 3-year fixed-term appointment
Remuneration: Level A
Closing Date: 14 April 2024
Job No. 662881

The School of Mathematics at Monash University invites applications for the position of Research Fellow in Discrete Mathematics.

A Level-A Research Fellow is expected to contribute towards the research effort of the University and to develop their research expertise through the pursuit of defined projects relevant to the particular field of research. In particular, the successful applicant will work within the Monash Discrete Mathematics Research group, and will perform research on the topic of graph product structure theory, as specified in the 2024 ARC Discovery Project led by Professor David Wood. The main tasks are the discovery of new mathematical results in this field, and writing up these discoveries in research papers for scholarly publication.

Confidential enquiries to: sci-maths-jobs@monash.edu

Applications must be made via: https://careers.pageuppeople.com/513/cw/en/job/662881/research-fellow?_ga=2.251033670.1938318884.1710110993-1613147024.1657156011.

Research Fellow in Low-Dimensional Topology @Monash

Location: School of Mathematics, Monash University
Employment Type: Full-time
Duration: 3-year fixed-term appointment
Remuneration: Level A
Closing Date: 17 April 2024
Job No. 662911

The School of Mathematics at Monash University invites applications for the position of Research Fellow in Low-Dimensional Topology

Unlock the potential of your research journey as a Level A Research Fellow in the vibrant and collaborative environment of the Faculty of Science at Monash University. The School of Mathematics, one of the largest within the Faculty, is at the forefront of innovation and knowledge creation, fostering close collaborations with esteemed Schools and Departments such as Physics and Astronomy, Earth, Atmosphere, and Environment. Additionally, we pride ourselves on interdisciplinary partnerships with Faculties including Business and Economics, Medicine, Information Technology, Engineering, and the Monash Data Futures Institute.

As a 3-year Research Fellow, you will work under the guidance of Prof Jessica Purcell in a research topic fitting with the low-dimensional topology group at Monash. Current lines of research include, but are not restricted to: interactions between low-dimensional and quantum topology, hyperbolic geometry, knot theory, and computational topology.

Confidential enquiries to: sci-maths-jobs@monash.edu

Applications must be made via: https://careers.pageuppeople.com/513/cw/en/job/662911/research-fellow-in-lowdimensional-topology.

Research Fellow in Computational Statistics @Wollongong

Location: The School of Mathematics and Applied Statistics, University of Wollongong
Employment Type: Fixed Term, 2 years
Duration:Level B
Closing Date: 14 January 2024

We are seeking a highly-motivated Research Fellow to conduct research in statistical methodology, statistical computing, and machine learning within the initiative “Bayesian Spatio-Temporal Analysis and Statistical Computation in Very High Dimensional Problems”. The applicant will work with Distinguished Professor Noel Cressie, Professor Sumeetpal Singh, and Associate Professor Andrew Zammit-Mangion at the National Institute for Applied Statistics Research Australia (NIASRA) at the University of Wollongong, Australia, to (i) devise and implement effective Bayesian computational strategies, such as Markov Chain Monte Carlo and Sequential Monte Carlo, for high-dimensional statistical models such as Bayesian neural networks, and (ii) apply developed methodologies to recently-developed Bayesian neural network architectures.

Learn more about this position and apply: https://www.uow.edu.au/about/jobs/jobs-available/#en/sites/CX_1/requisitions/preview/4020/?mode=location.

Senior/Research Fellow in Economic Modelling @Victoria University

Location: Centre of Policy Studies; Victoria University, City Queen Campus
Position: Research Fellow/Senior Research Fellow in Economic Modelling
Level: B or C, depending on experience
Duration: to 31 December 2024, with expectation of ongoing renewal
Close Date: 3 October 2023

This is a full-time position with the classification depending on experience at either a Research Fellow Academic B ($101,598–$120,647) or Senior Research Fellow Academic C ($124,457–$143,506) plus 17% superannuation. Working 36.75 hours (1.0 FTE) per week over a fixed term contract period (to 31 December 2024) there is the expectation of ongoing renewal of the contract subject to performance and budget.

  • Join a world leading research institution
  • Work in a high performing and motivated team
  • The position is located at our City Queen Campus.

About us

The Centre of Policy Studies (CoPS) is a Research Centre within Victoria University (VU) Research. We have been at the forefront of economic research and policy analysis for almost half a century and are renowned for development, application and training in computable general equilibrium (CGE) modelling. CoPS’ staff are the creators of many high profile CGE models, and the economic modelling software package, GEMPACK, used in over ninety-five countries.

About the role

We are looking for an exceptional Ph.D qualified economist, mathematician or computer scientist to contribute to our research program and make a significant mark in the field of economy-wide modelling. You will be an integral part of a research team that undertakes contract research studies on diverse policy topics for private and public sector agencies all around the world. Recent CoPS studies have covered a wide range of policy topics in such areas as: tax, trade, macro policy, climate change, water policy, banking and finance, migration, major projects, microeconomic reform, transport, and labour markets. Working together with the Director of CoPS and other senior CoPS staff, the researcher will be required to undertake research in the development, application and/or computation of large-scale economy-wide models.

About the person

The position will appeal to a researcher who has a strong background in applied economics or a relevant quantitative background in applied mathematics or computer science, and who values the importance of detailed quantitative analysis in informing evidence-based decision making in economics. The position represents an excellent opportunity for a person with the necessary modelling skills to join and play a leading research role in this highly regarded research centre. The ideal candidate should have the ability to identify and develop potential collaborations with industry partners, governmental bodies, and other relevant stakeholders. This requires skills in understanding rigorous academic principles and real-world applications, and bridging the gap between the two. The position requires a strong desire to work collaboratively in a team environment, together with a demonstrated record of research output in the form of publications, conference papers, reports, external engagements, and/or professional and/or technical contributions in the area of policy applications of large-scale economic models.

Duties

An example of duties you may perform will include:

  •  Undertake economic research for a range of national and international public agencies.
  •  Develop a range of regional, national and global economic models, and apply these models to diverse areas of current public policy interest.
  • Train others in the development and application of large-scale economic models.
  • Translate your work into public reports, academic publications, media engagement, and other outreach activities.

How to apply

Depending on qualifications and experience, the position will be classified at either Level B (Research Fellow) or Level C (Senior Research Fellow). Applicants should state and support their desired level of appointment in their application.

  • For a detailed position description for a Research Fellow Level B, please click here.
  • For a detailed position description for a Senior Research Fellow Level C, please click here.

Applications must be submitted as a single document comprising:

  1. A cover letter;
  2. Your curriculum vitae/résumé;
  3. Your academic transcripts; and,
  4. Your responses to the key selection criteria listed in the position description.

For further information relating to the position, please contact James Giesecke, Professor (Research) & Director C by email at james.giesecke@vu.edu.au.

For further information relating to the recruitment process, please contact Maxim Zervos, People & Culture Officer by email at maxim.zervos@vu.edu.au.

Applications close on Tuesday the 3rd of October, 2023 (11:59pm AEST)

Research Fellow in Theoretical and Computational Fluid Dynamics @Monash

Location: School of Mathematics, Monash University
Employment Type: Full-time
Duration: 2-year fixed-term appointment
Remuneration: $78,120–$106,022 p.a. Level A (plus 17% employer superannuation)
Closing Date: 16 July 2023, 11:55 pm AEDT
Job No. 652902

The School of Mathematics at Monash University invites applicants for the position of Research Fellow in Theoretical and Computational Fluid Dynamics. The successful candidate will work on an ARC Discovery Project led by Dr Kengo Deguchi, involving mathematical analysis of multiscale coherent structures in various shear flows and engage in developing related computational tools to be enabled by the international interdisciplinary collaboration between the Mathematics and Engineering communities in Australia and Japan.

Applicants must have a PhD in Mathematics, Physics, Engineering or a related field. Applicants must have a strong background in the theoretical analyses of Navier–Stokes equations (e.g., linear and nonlinear stability analyses, asymptotic analysis, dynamical systems theory) and expertise in the numerical calculations related to the analyses.

Applications must be made via: https://careers.pageuppeople.com/513/cw/en/job/652902/research-fellow-in-theoretical-and-computational-fluid-dynamics.

Research Fellow in Dynamical Systems @Monash

Location: Clayton campus, Monash University
Employment Type: Full-time
Duration: 2-year fixed-term appointment
Remuneration: $72,927–$98,975 p.a. Level A (plus 17% employer superannuation)
Closing Date: Monday 30 May 2023, 11:55 pm AEDT
Job No. 641514

The School of Mathematics at Monash University invites applicants for the position of Research Fellow to work on Dynamical Systems. The Dynamical Systems group is expanding and is currently looking to hire three new Research Fellows. Applicants must have a PhD in Mathematics or a related field. It is also expected that they have a sound knowledge and experience in Dynamical Systems research. The Research Fellows will work on computational and theoretical aspects of Dynamical Systems, in particular problems related to hyperbolic dynamics, blenders, the n-body problem, and Hilbert’s 16th problem. Candidates with a background in complex dynamics are also welcome to apply. Working knowledge of computer-assisted proofs is desirable, but not a firm requirement.

Applications must be made via: https://careers.pageuppeople.com/513/cw/en/job/641514/research-fellow-dynamical-systems.

Research Fellow in Scientific Computing and Numerical Analysis @Monash

Job No.: 647132

Location: Clayton campus, Monash University
Employment Type: Full-time
Duration: 2-year fixed-term appointment
Remuneration: $75,115–$101,944 p.a. Level A (plus 17% employer superannuation)
Closing Date: Friday 31 March 2023, 11:55 pm AEDT

The School of Mathematics at Monash University invites applicants for the position of Research Fellow to work on a project in Scientific Computing and Numerical Analysis (polytopal methods).

The successful candidate will work under the guidance of Professors Jérôme Droniou and Santiago Badia on the ARC-funded project “Interface-aware numerical methods for stochastic inverse problems”. The role includes the design and analysis of hybrid high-order schemes for partial differential equations with interfaces. The methods will rely on polytopal meshes obtained from adaptive tree-based unfitted meshes. The research also includes optimal and scalable parallel multilevel solvers for the discrete systems arising from hybrid approximations. The role will possibly include the combination of these tools with multilevel Monte Carlo methods and its application to stochastic inverse problems in subsurface modelling.

Applicants must have a PhD in Mathematics or a related field, with a strong background in numerical methods for partial differential equations.

Monash University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer with a strong institutional commitment to excellence and diversity, and the Research Fellow will be well integrated into a highly supportive and dynamic research environment that has a strong history of research excellence and collaboration with researchers locally and internationally.

Diversity is one of our greatest strengths at Monash. We encourage applications from First Nations people, culturally and linguistically diverse people, people with disabilities, neurodiverse people, and people of all genders, sexualities, and age groups.

Monash avidly supports flexible and hybrid working arrangements. We have a range of policies in place enabling staff to combine work and personal commitments more easily.

This role is a full-time position; however, flexible working arrangements may be negotiated.

At Monash University, we are committed to being a Child Safe organisation. This position at the University will require the incumbent to hold a valid Working with Children Check.

Your application must address the selection criteria. Please refer to “How to apply for Monash Jobs”.

Applications must be made via the Monash website: see here.

Research Fellow in Geophysical Fluid Dynamics @Monash

Job No.: 647132

Location: Clayton campus, Monash University
Employment Type: Full-time
Duration: 2-year fixed-term appointment
Remuneration: $75,115–$101,944 p.a. Level A (plus 17% employer superannuation)
Closing Date: Tuesday 7 March 2023, 11:55 pm AEDT

An exciting opportunity is available for a Postdoctoral Research Fellow to join an Australian Research Council (ARC) grant-funded team modelling intrusions into density-stratified fluids. The ultimate aims of the project are (1) to understand the interaction and feedback between the dynamics of the intrusion and internal waves generated in the ambient fluid and (2) develop a reduced-order model for predicting the dynamics of these flows in a variety of applications such as the early evolution of volcanic ash clouds and important meso-scale oceanic flows such as the Mediterranean overflow.

The research will be in collaboration with Dr Anja Slim (School of Mathematics and School of Earth, Atmosphere and Environment, Monash), Prof Stefan Llewellyn Smith (Scripps Institution of Oceanography, and Engineering, UCSD) and Prof Murray Rudman (Faculty of Engineering, Monash). The position will be based at Monash with research visits to the US.

Monash University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer with a strong institutional commitment to excellence and diversity, and the Research Fellow will be well integrated into a highly supportive and dynamic research environment that has a strong history of research excellence and collaboration with researchers locally and internationally.

About you

As the successful candidate, you will have:
• A recent PhD in a relevant field of study, including applied mathematics, oceanic and atmospheric sciences, physics or engineering. A doctoral degree is required at the time of appointment
• A strong background in fluid dynamics and/or partial differential equations, with experience in asymptotic methods and/or integro-differential equations. Experience with stratified flows is desirable although not essential.

Diversity is one of our greatest strengths at Monash. We encourage applications from First Nations people, culturally and linguistically diverse people, people with disabilities, neurodiverse people, and people of all genders, sexualities, and age groups.

Monash avidly supports flexible and hybrid working arrangements. We have a range of policies in place enabling staff to combine work and personal commitments more easily.

This role is a full-time position; however, flexible working arrangements may be negotiated.

At Monash University, we are committed to being a Child Safe organisation. This position at the University will require the incumbent to hold a valid Working with Children Check.

Your application must address the selection criteria. Please refer to “How to apply for Monash Jobs”.

Applications must be made via the Monash website: see here.