Victoria University of Wellington, Mathematics and Statistics

Position ID: 2879-MATH [#20240, 4557]
Position Title: Post-Doctoral Fellow
Position Type: Postdoctoral
Position Location: Wellington, Wellington 6140, New Zealand [map]
Subject Area: Mathematics
Application Deadline: 2022/09/02 11:59PMhelp popup (listed until 2023/01/11)
Position Description:    

Post-Doctoral Fellow in Mathematics (4557) Kelburn, Wellington Central, New Zealand Do you have a PhD in Mathematics? Are you able to collaborate with other groups on similar research ? Do you have effective time management and forward planning to balance meeting deadlines ? Mō Te Herenga Waka - About Our University

Te Herenga Waka - Victoria University of Wellington is a global-civic university with our marae at our heart. This iho draws off our heritage and is further defined by our tūrangawaewae, in particular Wellington, Aotearoa, and the Asia-Pacific, all of which are expressed in our position as Aotearoa New Zealand's globally ranked capital city university.

Our core ethical values are respect, responsibility, fairness, integrity, and empathy. These core ethical values are demonstrated in our commitment to sustainability, wellbeing, inclusivity, equity, diversity, collegiality, and openness. With, and as, tangata whenua, we value Te Tiriti o Waitangi, rangatiratanga, manaakitanga, kaitiakitanga, whai mātauranga, whanaungatanga, and akoranga.

Kōrero mō te tūranga - About the role

Te Herenga Waka - Victoria University of Wellington is currently recruiting a Postdoctoral Fellow in Mathematics on a 3 year fixed term contract. The Post-Doctoral Fellow in Mathematics is located with the School of Mathematics and Statistics, Faculty of Engineering which develops and delivers research in specialists’ areas such as mathematics, statistics and Data Science. We also offer all levels of mathematics, statistics and data science teaching and learning

Key Responsibilities:

Collaborate with A/Prof Lisa Orloff Clark and/or Prof Astrid an Huef on topics relating to Non-Hausdorff groupoids Groupoid C*-algebras Steinberg algebras Graph algebras and their generalisations Inverse semigroups Deliver seminars and written papers on the outcomes of this research Collaborate with other groups on similar research Build an excellent personal research profile, with publications in internationally refereed journals. Undertake limited teaching of undergraduate and/or postgraduate mathematics courses as agreed with the Programme Director, ensuring that teaching is informed by research and is relevant and attractive to students. This includes relevant course administration and assessment. Encourage and contribute to collegiality within the School and wider University. Ō pūmanawa - About you

You will thrive in this role with an analytical approach to defining scientific questions, design of scientifically testable hypotheses, broad-based and cross-disciplinary knowledge acquisition and detailed knowledge of the specific discipline.

You will be a highly organised self-starter and natural relationship builder, who relishes working autonomously as well as contributing positively to a high performing team. You will need effective time management and forward planning to balance meeting deadlines and maintain a high standard of service to both students and staff. You will need the ability to remain calm under pressure and thrive working with a diverse range of stakeholders.

Key Requirements:

A PhD in Mathematics A developing record of scholarly research and publication, preferably with publications in international journals in topics relating to non-Hausdorff groupoids, Groupoid C*-algebras, Steinberg algebras, graph algebras and their generalisations and/or inverse semigroups A strong service orientation with a proven ability to build successful working relationships with a variety of people, both internal and external Strong interpersonal and communication skills Ētahi kōrero hai āwhina i a koe - Why you should join our team

We are looking for a talented and ambitious investigator to join the research group of Prof an Huef and A/Prof Clark to work on a project funded by the Royal Society of New Zealand “Establishing a Structure Theory for C*-algebras of Non-Hausdorff Groupoids”.

Role Description

Close Date for Vacancy: 2 September 2022

Contact Details for Vacancy: If you have any questions regarding this role please get in touch with A/Prof Lisa Clark, lisa.clark@vuw.ac.nz Applicants should follow all steps listed below.

Important - Application Steps and information

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Download and complete the University Application Form.

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Please include a cover letter in your application, telling us why you’re a great fit for this position then email the completed application form, cover letter and any other supporting documentation to erecruit@vuw.ac.nz stating the reference number and position title from the advert in the subject line.


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