UNIVERSITY OF SYDNEY

Postdoctoral Research Associate in Mathematics (Multiple Time-Scale Dynamical Systems)

Location
Sydney, Australia
Salary
$97,043 p.a. - $100,717 p.a. + 17% superannuation
Posted
08 Sep 2022
End of advertisement period
23 Oct 2022
Ref
0094692
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Hours
Full Time
  • Full time 2 year fixed term, located on the Camperdown Campus at the School of Mathematics and Statistics
  • Opportunity to make valuable contributions to research in multiple time-scale dynamical systems
  • Base Salary Level A $97,043 p.a. - $100,717 p.a. + 17% superannuation

About the opportunity

We are seeking to appoint a Postdoctoral Research Associate to work on the project 'A coordinate-independent theory for multi-time-scale dynamical systems' which has recently been funded by the Australian Research Council. The aim of this project is to develop a comprehensive theory for multi-scale problems (i.e., more than two scales) with non-uniform scale splitting within the framework of geometric singular perturbation theory, and, hence, provide a firm theoretical foundation for the observed dynamical hierarchy in biochemical reaction networks described by non-standard multi-scale problems. The successful candidate will work under the supervision of Professor Martin Wechselberger.

Your key responsibilities will be to:

  • undertake research in multiple time-scale dynamical systems theory and its application
  • publish research papers
  • demonstrate research excellence.

The School of Mathematics and Statistics of the University of Sydney is one of the largest in Australia. It has more than 89 academic staff to supervise research and teaching 74 postgraduate students and 925 equivalent full-time student-load undergraduate students.

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About you

The University values courage and creativity; openness and engagement; inclusion and diversity; and respect and integrity. As such, we see the importance of recruiting talent aligned to these values and are looking for a Postdoctoral Research Associate who has:

  • a PhD (or near completion) in mathematics
  • expertise in multi-scale dynamical systems
  • knowledge about modelling and analysis of biological systems and biochemcial reaction networks is desirable
  • demonstrated ability to conduct research/scholarly activities under limited supervision
  • the ability and a willingness to collaborate in multidisciplinary teams to contribute to long-term research goals
  • a strong track record of publishing their research
  • excellent communication (written and verbal), organisational and problem-solving skills with attention to detail
  • high level of interpersonal skills, including the ability to work collaboratively with colleagues
  • a demonstrated ability to complete work in timely fashion and to write up results for publication.

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How to apply

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Sunday 23 October 2022 11:59 PM

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