Postdoctoral Research Fellow in Mathematics and Physics
University of Queensland School of Mathematics and Physics
Australia

Postdoctoral Research Fellow

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Area:Faculty of Science
Salary (FTE):Academic Research Level A1 ($69,342.89 - $92,782.26)
Work type:Full Time - Fixed Term
Location: St Lucia

School of Mathematics and Physics

The School of Mathematics and Physics is internationally recognised for its teaching and research excellence. Many staff members in the school have won university and national awards for their teaching innovation and excellence. There are around 110 full-time academic staff members, and 21 professional staff who provide professional, technical and administrative support. The School teaches a comprehensive undergraduate program in science, mathematics, statistics, and physics, as well as performing service teaching for students of engineering and the life sciences. There is also an extensive postgraduate research program which currently has more than 100 Research Higher Degree students enrolled.

Details of the research interests of academic staff may be accessed on the school’s web site at http://www.smp.uq.edu.au/.

Information about the Faculty and the School may be accessed on the Faculty’s web site at https://science.uq.edu.au/.

About This Opportunity

The successful applicant will carry out research related to the research outlined in the ARC Discovery project DP200101049 entitled “Partially Observable MDPs, Monte Carlo Methods, and Sustainable Fisheries”.

This position is located at our picturesque St Lucia campus, renowned as one of Australia’s most attractive university campuses, and located just 7km from Brisbane’s city centre. Bounded by the Brisbane River on three sides, and with outstanding public transport connections, our 114-hectare site provides a perfect work environment – you can enjoy the best of both worlds: a vibrant campus with the tradition of an established university.

Our Ideal Candidate

Our ideal candidate will have a PhD (or near submission of a PhD thesis) in any area of research that requires a strong mathematical, statistical, and computational skill set. They will also possess high proficiency in scientific computing techniques and programming along with evidence of contribution to high-quality research, including publication of research in high-ranking peer-reviewed international (English-language) journals and conference proceedings.

We value diversity and inclusion, and actively encourage applications from those who bring diversity to the University. Our Diversity and Inclusion webpage contains further information if you require additional support. Accessibility requirements and/or adjustments can be directed to recruitment@uq.edu.au.

You must have ongoing unrestricted work rights in Australia to apply for this opportunity.

What We Can Offer

This is a full-time, fixed term position at Research Academic Level A.

The full-time equivalent base salary will be in the range $85,300.33 - $94,637.91 plus superannuation of up to 17%.

You will be able to take advantage of UQ Sport Facilities, salary sacrificing options, on-campus childcare, discounted private health insurance, cheap parking, development programs and many other benefits.

For further information, please review The University of Queensland's Enterprise Bargaining Agreement 2018-2021.

Position Description

Download File Postdoc PD - Nov 2020.pdf

Questions?

To discuss this role please contact Professor Dirk Kroese at kroese@maths.uq.edu.au

For application queries, please contact recruitment@uq.edu.au stating the job number in the subject line.

Want to Apply?

To submit an application for this role, use the APPLY NOW button below. All applicants must supply the following documents:

  • Cover letter
  • Resume
  • Responses to the Selection Criteria

To satisfy pre-requisite questions and ensure your application can be considered in full, all candidates must apply via the UQ Careers portal by the job closing deadline. Applications received via other channels including direct email will not be accepted.

Advertised: 09 Dec 2020
Applications close: 15 Jan 2021 (11:00 PM) E. Australia Standard Time

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