Lecturer / Senior Lecturer / Associate Professor in Applied Mathematics or Computational Mathematics
The University of Queensland

The School of Mathematics and Physics

Closing date: 21st December 2015

The School of Mathematics and Physics

The University of Queensland is recognised nationally and internationally for its research programs across a broad area of mathematics and statistics, and is the leading provider of tertiary mathematics education in Queensland. The School of Mathematics and Physics hosts several research centres and is an active partner in a number of multidisciplinary research groups both within and external to the University. Our staff are recognised internationally for their active and dynamic research programs across a wide range of areas in mathematics.

The University of Queensland is one of the top three universities in Australia, measured by the quality of its comprehensive range of research fields. In addition to providing excellent potential for interdisciplinary research, the University is located in the vibrant riverfront city of Brisbane, whose sub-tropical climate, cultural diversity, and proximity to coastal regions make it an attractive environment in which to live.

The role

Two full time positions are available depending on experience and qualifications:

  • 1 x full time, Continuing Level B, C or D
  • 1 x full time, Fixed term (3 years) Level B

The successful appointee will be expected to take an active role in the research efforts of the School. This includes frequent publication in high-quality journals, participation in and organizing of conferences, international and interdisciplinary collaboration, and attracting competitive research funding. The appointee will be expected to teach from a selection of undergraduate mathematics courses, ranging from large first year courses to specialised graduate courses. Other teaching duties include postgraduate supervision and curriculum development. The selected candidate will be expected to raise further the University's strong international profile in mathematics, and to attract postgraduate students and Postdoctoral Researchers to the University.

The person

Outstanding applicants in applied mathematics or computational mathematics are encouraged to apply. The School is particularly interested in applicants with a strong research record in mathematical modelling and/or computation.

The applicants must have a strong international research record, relative to opportunity. Also, they must have a genuine commitment to mathematics teaching and curriculum development, and be an advocate of mathematics within the University and in the broader community. Candidates will be expected to demonstrate how their research interests mesh with our existing strengths.

The University of Queensland is a family-friendly workplace and offers a number of flexible work options to help staff balance their responsibilities at work and at home. Further information can be found here.

Remuneration

The remuneration package will be in the range:

    Academic Level B - $89,458 - $106,232 p.a., plus employer superannuation contributions of up to 17% (total package will be in the range $104,666 - $124,291 p.a.).
  • Academic Level C - $109,586 - $126,360 p.a., plus employer superannuation contributions of up to 17% (total package will be in the range $128,216 - $147,841 p.a.). Academic Level D - $131,951 - $145,370 p.a., plus employer superannuation contributions of up to 17% (total package will be in the range $154,382 - $170,083 p.a.).

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