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This role is open to application by mathematicians who have a strong research interest and growing reputation in category theory or cognate fields. The successful candidate will work on the Australian Research Council Future Fellowship Grant entitled "Enriched categories: new applications in geometry and logic" and will collaborate with the project's investigator, Richard Garner, and other members of Macquarie University's Centre of Australian Category Theory (CoACT) to advance the scientific programme supported by this grant. The successful candidate will be expected to make a vigorous contribution in the overall activities of CoACT, to present research progress regularly at the Australian Category Seminar and to publish papers in well-regarded mathematical journals. Where appropriate the appointee may also be asked to assist with the mathematical supervision of PhD research students.
Applications are particularly encouraged from candidates with complementary expertise in algebraic geometry, Lie theory, model theory, or realizability.
To be considered for this position applications must respond to the selection criteria below and attach as a separate document in the application process.
- A PhD, awarded or submitted, in category theory or a closely related area of mathematics.
- A demonstrated ability to publish in the scientific literature.
- Experience of presenting research results at scientific meetings.
- Strong written and oral communication skills.
- A background in areas of application of category theory, including but not limited to: algebraic geometry, Lie theory, model theory, or realizability.
Role Specific Enquiries: Dr Richard Garner via e-mail email@example.com or phone +61 2 9850 8923
Appointment Type: Full-time, 2 year fixed-term. The position will commence in June 2017 or an agreed alternative date.
Package: From $88,420 to $94,760 per annum (Level A Step 6 to step 8; PhD required) plus 17% employer's superannuation contribution and annual leave loading.
Applications Close: Friday, 31 March 2017 at 11:55pm AEST
Macquarie University is an EO Employer committed to diversity and social inclusion. Applications are encouraged from people with a disability; women (particularly for senior and non-traditional roles); Indigenous Australians, people who identify as GLBTI; and those from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds
Applications need to be submitted through the Macquarie University online recruitment system. Where circumstances such as disability or remote location prohibit your access to our online system please contact the enquiries person listed in this advertisement for assistance.