Sunday, February 27, 2011

[DMANET] UNSW, Sydney, Australia - Senior Research Officer (Optimization and/or Statistics)

Senior Research Officer (2 Positions)
The University of New South Wales
Faculty of Science School of Mathematics and Statistics
Closing date: 18th March 2011

REF. 7792NET

Salary Level 8: A$81,250 - A$91,545 per year, plus 17% employer
superannuation plus leave loading.

The Australian Centre for Commercial Mathematics (ACCM) is a
newly created centre in the School of Mathematics& Statistics.
Its mission is to conduct projects with industry to solve
complex problems using advanced mathematics and statistics. The
Centre is seeking to appoint two talented individuals with
experience in statistical and optimization consulting to
private industry or government to join its team. This is an
outstanding opportunity to be involved in projects which have
research value in terms of novel applications of mathematics,
as well as commercial value to the client.

To be considered for the position, you should have a minimum
Masters (PhD desirable) in Statistics or Applied Mathematics,
Operations Research or equivalent qualification in a
quantitative field such as mathematics or engineering;
experience in statistical and/or optimization consulting to
private industry or government on medium to large-scale
projects; strong computational skills; demonstrated project
management and strong analytical skills; demonstrated ability
to manage competing priorities and excellent time-management
skills; demonstrated ability to work cooperatively in a
multi-disciplinary team environment and liaise with associates
of diverse background; and excellent oral and written
communication skills suitable to the Australian business

This is a full time position, fixed term for two years.

Applicants should systematically address the selection criteria
in their application. Women and people from equity groups are
encouraged to apply.

Having read all the documentation you may then direct any
enquiries to Mr David Shteinman, Chief Operating Officer,
Australian Centre for Commercial Mathematics, on telephone (61
2) 9385 9915 or

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