Mathematical Sciences Institute, The Australian National University

539 11623Position ID: ANU-POSTDOC [#11623, 519353]
Position Title: Postdoctoral Fellow
Position Type: Postdoctoral
Position Location: Canberra, Australian Capital Territory 2601, Australia [map]
Subject Area: Analysis and Geometry
Application Deadline: 2018/01/28** finished (2018/01/15, finished 2018/07/29, listed until 2018/01/28)
Position Description:    

*** this position has been closed, and no new applications will be accepted. ***

Classification: Academic Level A 
Salary package: $70,107 - $88,446 per annum plus 17% superannuation
Term: Full-time, Fixed-Term for two (2) years research only, or three (3) years with teaching duties equivalent to teaching one semester course per year.

The Mathematical Sciences Institute is seeking to appoint a Postdoctoral Fellow (Level A) for up to three years. The successful applicant will have a strong research potential in Analysis and Geometry, demonstrated by high quality preprints and/or publications. The successful candidate will collaborate with Professor Andrew Hassell (Australian National University ) and Dr Jesse Gell-Redman (University of Melbourne) on the Australian Research Council Discovery Grant DP180100589 entitled “Global wavefront set propagation and non-elliptic Fredholm theory”.

Outstanding mathematical research, communications skills and an impressive publication record are major criteria. Expertise in microlocal analysis, particularly related to pseudodifferential and Fourier integral operators, and propagation of singularities, will also be essential to this position. 

The position is available for two years as a research only position, or three years with some teaching duties. Applicants must have a record of high quality teaching and provide a teaching reference in order to be considered for the three year position.

Enquiries: Please contact Professor Andrew Hassell, Associate Director (Research),

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Application information

In order to apply for this role please make sure that you upload the following documents:

    • A covering letter addressing the selection criteria.
    • A current curriculum vitae (CV)
    • At least three (3) current letters of recommendation and a coversheet. The reference letters should be uploaded by the referees to website.

Applications which do not address the selection criteria may not be considered for the position.

Application Materials Required:
Submit the following items online at this website to complete your application:
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Further Info:
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