School of Mathematics and Physics, University of Queensland

638 11584Position ID: UQ-PRF3 [#11584]
Position Title: Postdoctoral Research Fellow
Position Type: Postdoctoral
Position Location: Brisbane, Queensland 4072, Australia [map]
Subject Area: Representation Theory
Application Deadline: 2018/02/18 finished (posted 2018/01/03, finished 2018/03/26, listed until 2018/02/18)
Position Description:    

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Postdoctoral Research Fellow


The School of Mathematics and Physics is a School within the Faculty of Science at the University of Queensland. The Discipline of Mathematics is located in the School of Mathematics and Physics. It is the leading provider of tertiary mathematics education in Queensland. Undergraduate programs offered are BMath, BSc, BA (each with an Honours year) and BAdvSci; Coursework degrees (MSc, MFinMath, MDataSc) and research degrees (MPhil and PhD) are offered at postgraduate level. The Discipline is internationally recognised for its research excellence and hosts a number of first class research centres. Research is carried out at the cutting edge across a broad spectrum of areas in Mathematics and Statistics. The position is based at the St. Lucia campus of The University of Queensland, one of the most spacious and attractive university campuses in Australia. The campus is centrally located near major public transport routes.

Details of the research interests of academic staff may be accessed on the school’s web site at

The role: The successful appointee will work on an Australian Research Council funded Discovery Project in Representation Theory led by Peter McNamara (UQ), Anthony Licata (ANU) and Masoud Kamgarpour (UQ). The project concerns questions and open problems in representation theory.

The person: Applicants should possess a PhD in Mathematics, a track record in Representation Theory and demonstrated capacity for research in mathematics as evidenced by publications in internationally recognised mathematics journals.

The University of Queensland values diversity and inclusion. Applications are particularly encouraged from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples. For further information please contact our Australian Indigenous Employment Coordinator at: Applications are also encouraged from women.

Remuneration: This is a full-time, fixed-term appointment at Academic Level A. The remuneration package will be in the range AUD$81,545 - $87,535 p.a., plus employer superannuation contributions of up to 17% (total package will be in the range AUD$95,408 - $102,416 p.a.).

Enquiries: To discuss this role please contact Dr Peter McNamara, telephone +61-7-3365-7506 or email To submit an application for this role, go to and use the Apply button. All applicants must supply the following documents: Cover letter, Resume, Research Statement and Selection Criteria responses.

Applications close: 18 February 2018

Job no: 501731

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