Lecturer in Applied Mathematics (Fixed-term Position)
The University of Adelaide

School of Mathematical Sciences

Closing date: 23rd February 2017

The University of Adelaide is one of Australia's leading Group of Eight, research-intensive universities and is consistently ranked among the top 1% of universities in the world. Established in 1874, it is Australia's third oldest university with a strong reputation for preparing educated leaders and delivering research outcomes that contribute to local, national and global wellbeing.

University of Adelaide employees enjoy a range of benefits and favourable work conditions that include opportunities for career development and advancement. 

The Faculty of Engineering, Computer and Mathematical Sciences is one of five faculties at the University of Adelaide. It is a centre for learning, teaching and research in a range of engineering disciplines, computer science, mathematics and statistics. Academic staff are world leaders in the fields of advanced fundamental and applied research. Graduates are highly regarded by employers. The faculty offers an intellectually exciting and innovative environment in which to work. 

The School of Mathematical Sciences is one of seven schools that make up the Faculty of Engineering, Computer and Mathematical Sciences. It offers an intellectual environment, developing students with skills in high-level mathematics. The School is responsible for teaching the Bachelor of Mathematical Sciences program with specialisations in pure mathematics, applied mathematics and statistics, as well as providing high quality service teaching into other degree programs. The School provides an active and vibrant research environment and is internationally known for its research across all three of its disciplines.

Within applied mathematics, the School has research strengths in theoretical and applied mechanics and in stochastic modelling and optimisation. Applications are invited for the position of Lecturer in Applied Mathematics. Preference may be given to applicants with research interests in an area of theoretical and applied mechanics such as fluid mechanics, solid mechanics or dynamical systems.

Salary: (Level B) $91,393 - $108,532 per annum

Superannuation: An employer contribution of 17% applies.

Term of position: This fixed-term position is available immediately until December 31, 2020.

Position requirements

To be successful you should have:

  • A PhD or equivalent in an area of applied mathematics or a related field is required.
  • An active research program in an area of applied mathematics.
  • Enthusiasm and ability to teach at all levels.
  • Excellent communication skills and the ability to work in a team environment.

Please address and upload your responses to the selection criteria within the online application. If you have any queries regarding this position, please contact A/Prof Gary Glonek, Head, School of Mathematical Sciences, telephone: + 61 8 8313 3218 or email: gary.glonek@adelaide.edu.au

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