Research Fellow in Low-Dimensional Topology

Monash University
April 17, 2024
Offerd Salary:$78,120 - $106,022
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Research Fellow in Low-Dimensional Topology

Job No. : 662911

Location: Clayton campus

Employment Type: Full-time

Duration: 3-year fixed-term appointment

Remuneration: $78,120 - $106,022 pa Level A (plus 17% employer superannuation)

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    The Opportunity

    Join Our Dynamic Research Team in the Faculty of Science at The School of Mathematics!

    Unlock the potential of your research journey as a Level A Research Fellow in the vibrant and collaborative environment of the Faculty of Science at Monash University. The School of Mathematics, one of the largest within the Faculty, is at the forefront of innovation and knowledge creation, fostering close collaborations with esteemed Schools and Departments such as Physics and Astronomy, Earth, Atmosphere, and Environment. Additionally, we pride ourselves on interdisciplinary partnerships with Faculties including Business and Economics, Medicine, Information Technology, Engineering, and the Monash Data Futures Institute.

    As a 3-year Research Fellow, you will work under the guidance of Prof Jessica Purcell in a research topic fitting with the low-dimensional topology group at Monash. Current lines of research include, but are not restricted to: interactions between low-dimensional and quantum topology, hyperbolic geometry, knot theory, and computational topology.

    Diversity is one of our greatest strengths at Monash. We encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, culturally and linguistically diverse people, people with disabilities, neurodiverse people, and people of all genders, sexualities, and age groups.

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    Monash avidly supports flexible and hybrid working arrangements. We have a range of policies in place enabling staff to combine work and personal commitments. This includes supporting parents.

    Your employment is contingent upon the satisfactory completion of all pre- employment and/or background checks required for the role, as determined by the University.

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    Professor Jessica Purcell, School of Mathematics, +61 3 9905 4490, [email protected]

    Position Description

    Research Fellow

    Closing Date

    Wednesday 17 April 2024, 11:55pm AEST

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