Research Associate/Fellow – Optimisation and Operations Research, Curtin Univ. (Australia)

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Reference Number5041 – Research Associate/Fellow – Optimisation and Operations Research


Position Title: Research Associate/Fellow – Optimisation and Operations Research
Position Number: 3559820
Tenure: 3 years fixed-term, full time
Salary Range: $85,916 – $92,224 (ALA) / $97,076 – $115,277 (ALB)
Location: Bentley
Description: Curtin is a young, vibrant university that has quickly gained national and international stature, rising to within the top 200 universities worldwide according to the 2017 Academic Ranking of World Universities. In recent years a major teaching and research intensification program has seen the University climb significantly in global league tables.

With this in mind, Curtin University is seeking a driven early-career researcher to support a Future Fellowship holder in the area of infrastructure maintenance optimisation.

This unique opportunity will involve mathematical modelling and algorithm development leading to the publication of results in international journals and practical impact through collaborations with industry partners.

To be successful, you will have a PhD in optimisation or operations research with a strong track record of publications in high-quality international journals. Prior experience working with industry and/or other disciplines is highly desirable.

This is an exciting opportunity to join a dynamic research team with a passion for translating new mathematical results into real-world outcomes.

Benefits and Remuneration: The salary ranges presented are those which are contained within the University’s Enterprise Agreements; as are the employee benefits which include employer superannuation contribution at the rate of the current Government Superannuation Guarantee amount up to 17 percent, study assistance, a comprehensive salary packaging and wellness programs and flexible and family friendly work practices.
Contact Person: Ryan Loxton, Associate Professor, on telephone 08 9266 9218
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Valuing Diversity and Affirmative Action: Curtin University embraces diversity and inclusion and invites applications from women, men and intersex individuals who share the University’s values, ethics, international outlook, value diversity and have an informed respect for indigenous people. We are committed to making reasonable adjustments to provide a positive, barrier-free recruitment process and supportive workplace, therefore, if you have any support or access requirements, we encourage you to advise us at time of application. We will then work with you to identify the best way to assist you through the recruitment process. All personal information will be kept confidential in compliance with relevant privacy legislation.
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Disclaimer: Curtin reserves the right at its sole discretion to withdraw from the recruitment process, not to make an appointment, or to appoint by invitation, at anytime.
Applications Close: 5 pm, Monday 23 October 2017