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Melbourne Enterprise Fellow (Maths in Industry)

Location: University of Melbourne, Parkville Campus
Work type: Fixed term
Level: Level D Academic
Salary:  $145,685 – $160,500 p.a. (pro-rata) + 17% superannuation
Close date: 26 Aug 2018

The University of Melbourne is appointing a small number of industry leaders as Melbourne Enterprise Fellows with the view to working together to find solutions to real world problems. These are distinguished positions with incumbents expected to contribute to the University’s teaching, research and engagement activities by sharing their industry knowledge, expertise and practice.

The School of Mathematics and Statistics proposes to build capacity in the area of Mathematics for Industry through a strategic partnership with an external stakeholder. The main aim of the appointment is to develop partnerships with researchers and business and industry partners that lead to mutually rewarding outcomes.

The Melbourne Enterprise Fellow (Mathematics for Industry) will work with researchers in the School of Mathematics and Statistics to develop new research initiatives and pursue funding that accelerates research. While the main focus will be on opportunities in the School of Mathematics and Statistics, the Fellow will be expected to explore opportunities with other Schools in the Faculty of Science and the broader University such as the Faculty of Engineering and the Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences.

The successful candidate will have demonstrable expertise in industrial mathematics, applied optimisation, data science, stochastic modelling, operations research or related disciplines, and an outstanding record leading academic/industry engagement. They will be expected to make a significant contribution to the shaping and building of operations research and other mathematics research fields of relevance to Industry, and to bring industry knowledge and expertise to bear on research training in mathematics and statistics.

For more information or to apply, please view the position description here.

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