Research Fellow

Monash University
July 26, 2024
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Research Fellow

Job No.: 666079

Location: Clayton campus

Employment Type: Full-time

Duration: 2.5-year fixed-term appointment

Remuneration: $80,464 - $109,203 pa Level A (plus 17% employer superannuation)

  • Amplify your impact at a world top 50 University
  • Join our inclusive, collaborative community
  • Be surrounded by extraordinary ideas - and the people who discover them
  • The Opportunity

    The School of Mathematics, one of the largest in the Faculty of Science, collaborates with various departments and faculties, and maintains strong links with institutions like CSIRO and the Defence Science and Technology Organisation. The multidisciplinary school boasts active research groups in fields such as discrete mathematics, geometry, applied mathematics, fluid dynamics, and machine learning, and supports extensive undergraduate and postgraduate education. It comprises approximately 60 academic staff, 150 teaching associates, and 120 PhD and Masters students.

    The Level A Research Fellow will contribute to the School's research efforts in combinatorics. This role involves working on a project concerning fractional edge decompositions of graphs, addressing well-studied open problems, and exploring related variants and special cases.The project is led by Daniel Horsley (Monash), Darryn Bryant, Barbara Maenhaut (University of Queensland), and Peter Dukes (University of Victoria).

    If you hold a Doctoral degree in Mathematics or a closely related field and can demonstrate the below, we look forward to seeing your application.

  • A strong background in edge decomposition of graphs, fractional structures in graphs, or closely related areas
  • The ability to solve complex mathematical problems
  • Analytical and manuscript preparation skills; including a track record of refereed research publications
  • About Monash University

    At Monash, work feels different. There's a sense of belonging, from contributing to something groundbreaking – a place where great things happen.

    We value difference and diversity, and welcome and celebrate everyone's contributions, lived experience and expertise. That's why we champion an inclusive and respectful workplace culture where everyone is supported to succeed.

    Together with our commitment to academic freedom, you will have access to quality research facilities, infrastructure, world class teaching spaces, and international collaboration opportunities.

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    Monash 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.

    To Apply

    For instructions on how to apply, please refer to 'How to apply for Monash Jobs'. Your application must address the Key Selection Criteria.

    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.

    We are committed to fostering an inclusive and accessible recruitment process at Monash. If you need any reasonable adjustments, please contact us at hr- [email protected] in an email titled 'Reasonable Adjustments Request' for a confidential discussion.

    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.

    Enquiries: Associate Professor Daniel Horsley, School of Mathematics, [email protected]

    Position Description:Research Fellow

    Applications Close: Friday 26 July 2024, 11:55pm AEST

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