University of Sydney

Position ID: 382-PRA [#18709]
Position Title: Postdoctoral Research Associate in Geometry and Topology
Position Type: Postdoctoral
Position Location: Sydney, Sydney Australia 2006, Australia [map]
Subject Area: Geometry
Application Deadline: 2021/11/30 11:59PMhelp popup (posted 2021/10/20, listed until 2021/11/30)
Position Description:    

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• Full time 2 years fixed term employment, located on the Camperdown Campus at the School of Mathematics and Statistics

• Opportunity to contribute to research focused on Geometry and Topology and be part of world-class team of mathematicians

• Base Salary Level A $95K - $105 p.a. + 17% superannuation

About the opportunity

We are one of the largest mathematical sciences schools in Australia, and the University of Sydney is the only Australian university to have received the highest rating of 5 out of 5 for research in the mathematical sciences in every Australian Research Council Excellence in Research for Australia assessment to date. The University also hosts the Sydney Mathematical Research Institute (SMRI), which attracts leading mathematical scientists from all over the world to do research with Australian collaborators.

The University of Sydney is welcoming applications for a Postdoctoral Research Associate in Geometry and Topology. The successful applicant will undertake research in the areas of low-dimensional topology and geometric structures on manifolds.

Your key responsibilities will be to:

• undertake research in the areas of low-dimensional topology and geometric structures on manifolds.

• write scholarly papers for publication in academic journals

• demonstrate research excellence

• present research results at seminars and conferences

• support teaching activities and the supervision of undergraduate and postgraduate students.

The School of Mathematics and Statistics of the University of Sydney is one of the largest in Australia. It has more than 89 academic staff to supervise research and teaching 74 postgraduate students and 925 equivalent full-time student-load undergraduate students.

About you

The University values courage and creativity; openness and engagement; inclusion and diversity; and respect and integrity. As such, we see the importance of recruiting talent aligned to these values and are looking for a Postdoctoral Research Associate who has:

• a PhD (or near completion) in mathematics and a publication record in geometry and topology

• demonstrated ability to conduct research/scholarly activities under limited supervision

• the ability and a willingness to collaborate in multidisciplinary teams to contribute to long-term research goals

• excellent communication (written and verbal), organisational and problem-solving skills with attention to detail

• a strong track record of publishing their research.

Pre-employment checks

Your employment is conditional upon the completion of all role required pre-employment or background checks in terms satisfactory to the University. Similarly, your ongoing employment is conditional upon the satisfactory maintenance of all relevant clearances and background check requirements. If you do not meet these conditions, the University may take any necessary step, including the termination of your employment.

EEO statement

The University of Sydney is committed to diversity and social inclusion. Applications from people of culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds; equity target groups including women, people with disabilities, people who identify as LGBTIQ; and people of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander descent, are encouraged.

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