Postdoctoral Research Fellow in Mathematics

St Lucia, Brisbane, Australia
$81,545.80 - $87,535.13
09 Mar 2017
End of advertisement period
12 Apr 2017
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

School of Mathematics and Physics 

The discipline of Mathematics is located in the School of Mathematics and Physics in the Faculty of Science. It is the leading provider of applied mathematical and statistical education in Queensland, with extensive undergraduate and postgraduate degrees (MPhil and PhD) and coursework. The Discipline is internationally recognised for its research excellence and hosts a number of first-class research centres. Details of the research interests of academic staff may be accessed on the School's web site at   

The role

The successful appointee will work on an Australian Research Council funded Discovery Project in Algebraic Combinatorics led by Ole Warnaar (UQ) and Eric Rains (Caltech). The project concerns questions and open problems in Macdonald polynomial theory and allied areas of algebraic geometry, combinatorics and representation theory.

The person

Applicants should possess a PhD in Mathematics, a track record in Algebraic Combinatorics and demonstrated capacity for research in mathematics as evidenced by publications in internationally recognised mathematics journals. 

The University of Queensland values diversity and inclusion.

Applications are particularly encouraged from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples.


This is a full-time, fixed term appointment for two years at Academic Research Level A. The remuneration package will be in the range $81,545 - $87,535 p.a., plus employer superannuation contributions of up to 17% (total package will be in the range $95,408 - $102,416 p.a.).

Position Description

500300_Postdoctoral Research Fellow.pdf


To discuss this role please contact Professor Ole Warnaar on +61 7 336 53487 or

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