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Job no: 0049177

Work type: Fixed Term

Location: Parkville

Division/Faculty: Faculty of Science

Department/School: School of Mathematics and Statistics

Salary: $102,967 - $122,268 (Level B)

Role & Superannuation rate: Academic - Full time - 17% super

The School of Mathematics and Statistics at The University of Melbourne has established two prestigious four year research fellowships for exceptional early career researchers in the mathematical sciences, whose research has the potential to have a significant impact, either in fundamental research or toward practical applications:

The Harcourt-Doig Research Fellowship, named after the pioneering Alison Harcourt-Doig

The Wurru-wurru Research Fellowship, named in the Woi wurrung language of the local indigenous community, the Wurundjeri people

The School maintains activity in all areas of the mathematical sciences.  It has current research foci in pure and applied mathematics, mathematical biology, mathematical physics, operations research, data science, discrete mathematics, statistics, statistical genomics, stochastic modelling and probability.

The successful applicant is expected to lead a vigorous research program in their area with the potential for significant impact.  The University of Melbourne is located in one of the greatest cities in the world and provides ample opportunities for the supervision of strong master’s and PhD level research students and offers a wide range of opportunities for research collaborations within the School, the Faculty of Science as well as the broader University community.

The School has an ongoing commitment to improving our gender balance and has demonstrated success with a recruitment program that is focussed on creating a gender balance, hence women are strongly encouraged to apply for these Fellowships.

Please do not apply via the University website. To apply, go to, Login or Create a New Account, then find the position by title.

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