Friday, February 4, 2022

[DMANET] Senior research position at Curtin University, Australia

Dear colleagues,

Please pass on this opportunity to potential applicants.

The Curtin Centre for Optimisation and Decision Science at Curtin University is seeking a senior/principal research fellow to deepen its collaborations with industry and government, foster new demand-driven research opportunities, and mentor a growing group of postdoctoral researchers and PhD students. This is a research-focused position reporting to the Centre director. The successful candidate will grow into one of the Centre's leaders and play a major role in its future evolution.

We are looking for someone with ...

(1) A doctoral qualification in mathematics or a related area

(2) An established record of publications in high-quality international journals in optimisation and operations research

(3) A strong theoretical background in optimisation and operations research, particularly in advanced techniques in integer programming and combinatorial optimisation

(4) Excellent computing skills and experience working with relevant programming languages and platforms such as Julia, Python, and AIMMS

(5) Excellent written and verbal communication skills, with the ability to explain mathematical concepts to a non-technical audience

(6) The ability to translate high-level, loosely-defined business challenges into precise problem statements that can be tackled using optimisation techniques

(7) Experience with inter-disciplinary research, consulting, and/or research grants

(8) A strong interest in research translation and commercialisation

(9) Emerging leadership skills

More information is available at

The academic level of the position is equivalent to senior lecturer or associate professor.

Professor Ryan Loxton
Director, Curtin Centre for Optimisation and Decision Science
Curtin University, Australia

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