Postdoctoral Fellow in Computational Mathematics
Faculty of Science
School of Mathematics & Statistics
At UNSW, we pride ourselves on being a workplace where the best people come to do their best work.
Applications are sought for a TWO Postdoctoral Fellow positions in Computational Mathematics in the School of Mathematics and Statistics, UNSW Sydney.
About the roles:
These positions are funded by Australian Research Council Discovery Project Grants.
About the projects:
The core of Dr. Q Thong Le Gia and Professor Ian Sloan’s joint project is to advance uncertainty quantification theory and computational methods for problems involve uncertainty on spheres and spherical shells.
A/Professor Frances Kuo and Professor Ian Sloan’s joint project is titled “Towards a science of high dimensional computation”. This project aims to establish scientifically precise methods for high dimensional problems – methods that are mathematically rigorous, empirically tested, and carefully tailored to specific modern applications across physics, environment, and finance.
The successful applicant will play a leading role within one of these research projects and is expected to publish in leading international journals.
To be successful in this role, you will have:
Applicants may be required to undergo pre-employment checks prior to appointment to this role. Please address the selection criteria listed within the position descriptions in your application. Please indicate whether you want to be considered for both positions, or have a preference for one or the other. Please note that successful candidates who wish to be considered for both roles will only need to attend one interview.
Please apply online - applications will not be accepted if sent directly to the contacts listed.
Prof Ian Sloan
For specific queries on either project please contact
Dr Q. Thong Le Gia
A/Prof Frances Kuo
Applications close: 31st March 2018
For full details of this position and application procedure, click here.