Lecturer in Applied Mathematics

School of Mathematics and Physics, University of Queensland, Australia
Job Description: 

The School of Mathematics and Physics
The University of Queensland is the leading provider of tertiary mathematics education in Queensland and is recognised nationally and internationally for its research programs across a broad area of mathematics and statistics. 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.
We are seeking a motivated applied mathematician who is interested in joining our School to expand our activities in mathematical modelling and/or computational mathematics.
The role
The successful appointee will be expected to take an active role in the research efforts of the School. This includes frequent publication in high quality journals, participation in and organizing of conferences, international and interdisciplinary collaboration, and attracting competitive research funding. The appointee will be expected to teach from a selection of undergraduate and postgraduate mathematics courses, ranging from large first year courses to specialised graduate courses. Other teaching duties include postgraduate supervision and curriculum development. The selected candidate will be expected to raise further the University's strong international profile in mathematics, and to attract postgraduate students and postdoctoral researchers to the University
The person
Outstanding applicants in any area of applied mathematics are encouraged to apply. The School is particularly interested in applicants with a strong research record in mathematical modeling and or computation. The applicants must have a strong international research record, relative to opportunity. Also, they must have a genuine commitment to mathematics teaching and curriculum development, and be an advocate of mathematics within the University and in the broader community.
Candidates must possess postgraduate qualifications (PhD level or equivalent) in mathematics, and will be expected to demonstrate how their research interests mesh with our existing strengths. Excellent verbal and written communication skills, as well as the ability to interact effectively with staff and students are also essential.
This is a fixed-term appointment for 5 years at Academic Level B. The remuneration package will be in the range $79,861 - 94,834 p.a. (FTE), plus employer superannuation contributions of up to 17% (total package will be in the range $93,437 - $110,955 p.a. (FTE).
To discuss this role please contact Associate Professor Joseph Grotowski +61 7 3365 3260 or email: grotow@maths.uq.edu.au
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Job Categories: 
Universities and colleges
Deadline for Application: 
Sep 21 2012