SMAS Early Career Academic Fellowship

Updated: 8 months ago
Location: Wollongong, NEW SOUTH WALES
Job Type: FullTime
Deadline: 05 Oct 2019

SMAS Early Career Academic Fellowship 
Faculty of Engineering and Information Sciences 

  • Fixed term, full-time appointment (3.5 years)


The School of Mathematics and Applied Statistics (SMAS) at the University of Wollongong (UOW) is within the Faculty of Engineering and Information Sciences. SMAS is a dynamic and active mathematical sciences school with an exceptional research record. As part of SMAS the Institute for Mathematics and Its Applications (IMIA) carries out world-class research across a broad spectrum of areas in both pure and applied mathematics through its six research centres: Centre for Financial Mathematics; Centre for Geometric Analysis; Centre for Mathematical Biology and Medicine; Centre for Multidisciplinary Mathematical Modelling, Centre for Noncommutative Analysis, and Centre for Nonlinear Partial Differential Equations.
The successful applicant for this position will propose and carry out a 3.5-year research program in pure mathematics, aligned with Geometric Analysis, Operator Algebras, Noncommutative Geometry or PDE. They will also carry out teaching, governance and community outreach/professional service duties consistent with an Associate Lecturer Level A position. The successful candidate will be a member of IMIA and contribute to its research programs. This is an excellent opportunity to join one of the most vibrant and successful schools in the country. It will also be expected that this position undertake lecturing duties and teach students in our Mathematics degrees and in other disciplines. 
You will be prompted to respond to a selection questionnaire as part of the application process as well as attach the required supporting documentation.
The following application documents must be uploaded on the “Your Attachments” page:


  • Curriculum Vitae

  • Project Proposal: a well-developed 3.5 years research proposal (maximum 2 A4 pages) in an area of pure mathematics, which will be assessed on:

  • Significance and Innovation of proposed research, and

  • Benefit and alignment with SMAS research in pure mathematics.

You are also required to ask at least two academic referees to email reference letters to


For further information about this position, please contact Prof Aidan Sims (Head of School) on +61 2 4221 5003 or email

The University of Wollongong is committed to equality, diversity and inclusion. As an equal opportunity employer, we celebrate diversity and inclusion, and believe gender equality is fundamental to achieving our goal of being in the top 1%. The University seeks to increase the representation of women in the disciplines of science, technology, engineering, mathematics and medicine (STEMM) to address gender imbalance. As a recognised leader in gender equality, we offer professional development programs and promote a healthy work life balance.


Position Description
Primary Location
: Australia-New South Wales-Wollongong
Employee Status
: Fixed Term
: Full-time
Closing Date
: 05/10/2019, 9:59:00 AM
Salary Details: Level A: $77,470 - $90,934 + 17% superannuation
Reference Number
: 191367

HR Contact

: Ugo De Gori

Contact Email

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