Associate Research Fellow

University of Wollongong
Job Description: 

• Full time 3 years fixed term

We are seeking a dynamic, self-motivated and suitably-qualified person to undertake research related to the ARC-funded project New directions in geometric evolution equations led by Dr James McCoy at the University of Wollongong in collaboration with Dr Ben Andrews from the Australian National University. The position will be at Level A, and will be based in the School of Mathematics and Applied Statistics at UOW.

To succeed, you will have, or be near to completion of, a PhD in a relevant area of mathematics. You will have a working knowledge of geometric analysis including nonlinear partial differential equations and/or differential geometry. You will demonstrate your ability to complete research projects effectively and produce results in a publishable form. This means you will have excellent communication skills. In addition you will have interpersonal skills, with an ability to work well in a dynamic team environment. You will also be a committed and enthusiastic educator in mathematics.

The successful candidates must be able to commence work no later than the end of June 2012.

Candidates must address the selection criteria in the position description which is available from the University website. For more information, please contact Dr James McCoy on +61 2 4221 5189 or email To apply for this position you will need to apply via the UOW website.

As women are under-represented in academic positions, suitably qualified women are encouraged to apply.
Applications Close: 19 December 2011 Ref No: 24114

How to Apply: Please go to our website to
submit your application online & for more information about the position and UOW.

Job Categories: 
Universities and colleges
Deadline for Application: 
Dec 19 2011