ARC Grant-Funded Researcher (A) - School of Mathematical Sciences

$86,587 to $92,796
Sep 12, 2019
Oct 12, 2019
Organization Type
University and College
Full Time
School of Mathematical Sciences are seeking to fill the position of ARC Grant-Funded Researcher.

The successful candidate will be a qualified researcher with experience demonstrated by publications and/or conference participation, with the potential to further develop a strong publication record, skills in stochastic modelling, applied probability and network modelling.

In this position, you will work with Professor Matt Roughan, Dr Lewis Mitchell and Dr Jonathan Tuke at the University of Adelaide, as part of a joint program entitled `Modelling and Control of Networks'. The position is situated within the Australian Research Council Centre of Excellence for Mathematical and Statistical Frontiers (ACEMS). ACEMS is a significant multidisciplinary and multi-institutional centre that has an annual discretionary budget of approximately $4 million. The participating institutions are: The University of Melbourne (lead), Queensland University of Technology, The University of Adelaide, The University of Queensland, The University of Technology Sydney, The University of New South Wales and Monash University. The Centre will run until 30 June 2021.

To be successful you will need:
  • A PhD in mathematics, or a related field, or equivalent qualifications and research experience. Applicants who are nearing the completion of their PhD are also acceptable.
  • Research capability, as typically demonstrated by publications and/or conference participation, and the potential to develop further a good publication record.
  • Demonstrated skills in network modelling.
  • Ability to communicate clearly and effectively in English, both verbally and in writing.
  • Willingness to commit to the specified research project.

Enjoy an outstanding career environment

The University of Adelaide is a uniquely rewarding workplace. The size, breadth and quality of our education and research programs - including significant industry, government and community collaborations - offers you vast scope and opportunity for a long, fulfilling career.

It also enables us to attract high-calibre people in all facets of our operations, ensuring you will be surrounded by talented colleagues, many world-leading. Our work's cutting-edge nature - not just in your own area, but across virtually the full spectrum of human endeavour - provides a constant source of inspiration.

Our core values are honesty, respect, fairness, discovery and excellence. Our culture is one that welcomes all and embraces diversity. We are firm believers that our people are our most valuable asset, so we work to grow and diversify the skills of our staff.

In addition, we offer a wide range of attractive staff benefits. These include: salary packaging; flexible work arrangements; high-quality professional development programs and activities; and an on-campus health clinic, gym and other fitness facilities.

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Your faculty's broader role

The Faculty of Engineering, Computer and Mathematical Sciences is a thriving centre of learning, teaching and research in a vast range of engineering disciplines, computer science - including machine learning - and high-level mathematics. Many of its academic staff are work leaders in their fields and graduates are highly regarded by employers.

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If you want to change tomorrow, act today

Applications close 11.55pm, 7 October 2019.

For further information

For a confidential discussion regarding this position, contact:

Professor Matthew Roughan

School of Mathematical Sciences

P: +61 (0) 8313 6282


We will accept applications only from suitably qualified women under section 47 of the Equal Opportunity Act 1984

(Level A) $86,587 to $92,796 per annum plus an employer contribution of up to 17% may apply

This fixed-term position is available until 30 September 2021

The University of Adelaide is committed to proactively address cultural and structural impediments to equity throughout the organisation. In order to grow and strengthen the talent pipeline, our Dornwell Framework established in 2015 pledged to actively source and encourage more women into our recruitment processes. The women-only requirement for this role is a lawful special measure under section 47 of the Equal Opportunity Act 1984. The University of Adelaide is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people who meet the requirements of this position are strongly encouraged to apply.