Postdoctoral Research Fellow, School of Mathematics and Physics

Location
Australia
Posted
May 14, 2019
Closes
Jun 13, 2019
Ref
110895
Organization Type
University and College
Hours
Full Time
School of Mathematics and Physics

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.

About This Opportunity

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

Our Ideal Candidate

The successful appointee will work under an Australian Research Council funded Discovery Project grant on expanding the role of mixture models in statistical analyses of modern-day data sets. It will focus on the development of new and appropriately modified inferential procedures for the analysis of such data sets.

Applicants must have an excellent record of research papers in the statistical literature and the capacity to undertake original research on the project and related areas, leading to publications of high quality. A strong background in Statistics, in particular in multivariate analysis and statistical inference, is essential.

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

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 .

What We Can Offer

This is a full-time, fixed term position for two years at Academic Level A.

The full-time equivalent base salary will be in the range $67,542 - $90,982, plus super 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 .

Questions?

To discuss this role please contact Professor Geoff McLachlan on +61 7 3365 2150 or email g.mclachlan@maths.uq.edu.au .

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