RESEARCH FELLOW IN MATHEMATICAL PHYSICS
Department of Mathematics and Statistics
Faculty of Science
Salary: AUD$61,138 - AUD$82,963 p.a. (Level A PhD entry level AUD$77,290 p.a.) or AUD$87,334 - AUD$103,705 p.a. (Level B), plus 9.25% superannuation. Level of appointment is subject to qualifications and experience.
The Australian Research Council has funded a research project on the combinatorics and applications of multivariable polynomials in the area of mathematical physics. These polynomials arise as solutions to the q-deformed Knizhnik-Zamolodchikov equtions, and include (non)symmetric Koornwinder-Macdonald polynomials, Kazhdan–Lusztig elements and generalisations of Schubert and Grothendieck polynomials. The project is primarily concerned with developing the algebraic and combinatorial theory of such polynomials and the application of these sorts of polynomials to solvable lattice models in mathematical physics.
Experienced applicants will be expected to co-supervise postgraduate students.
Applicants must have: either a PhD in mathematics, or a PhD in physics; a strong publication record; and the ability to work in a team.
The position is available for up to two years.
Close date: 24 March 2014
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