Postdoctoral Research Fellow, School of Mathematics and Physics

Brisbane, Australia
27 Feb 2018
End of advertisement period
20 Mar 2018
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

School of Mathematics and Physics

The School of Mathematics and Physics is a School within the Faculty of Science at the University of Queensland. The Discipline of Mathematics is located in the School of Mathematics and Physics. It is the leading provider of tertiary mathematics education in Queensland. Undergraduate programs offered are BMath, BSc, BA (each with an Honours year) and BAdvSci; Coursework degrees (MSc, MFinMath, MDataSc) and research degrees (MPhil and PhD) are offered at postgraduate level.

The Discipline is internationally recognised for its research excellence and hosts a number of first class research centres. Research is carried out at the cutting edge across a broad spectrum of areas in Mathematics and Statistics.

The position is based at the St. Lucia campus of The University of Queensland, one of the most spacious and attractive university campuses in Australia. The campus is centrally located near major public transport routes.

Details of the research interests of academic staff may be accessed on the school’s web site at

The role

This is a 3-year fixed-term post-doctoral position. The successful applicant will conduct research and publish scholarly papers in multiscale models, especially stochastic systems involving multiple time and/or space scales. He or she will work with colleagues and postgraduates in the development of joint research projects, communicate research outcomes at conferences and seminars, and participate in the activities of the research group. In service and engagement, he or she will perform a range of administrative functions in the School and perform other duties as reasonably directed by the supervisor.

The person

The successful applicant will hold a PhD in Mathematics or a related discipline (at the time of commencement of the position). He or she will have a demonstrated ability to carry out high-quality research in probability and stochastic modelling, and will have highly developed interpersonal and written communication skills.

The University of Queensland values diversity and inclusion. Applications are particularly encouraged from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples. Applications are also encouraged from women.


This is a full-time, fixed-term appointment at Academic level A. The remuneration package will be in the range $64,533 - $87,535 p.a., plus employer superannuation contributions of up to 17% (total package will be in the range $75,504 - $102,416 p.a.).

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To discuss this role please contact Phil Pollett on +61 7 3365 3459 or

To submit an application for this role, use the Apply button below. All applicants must supply the following: Cover letter, CV (including publication list), research statement and contact details of at least two referees.

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