[CvGmt News] associate prof.

Giuseppe Buttazzo buttazzo at dm.unipi.it
Mon Dec 10 11:09:22 CET 2001

        Please bring this advertisement to the attention of interested people.

                                JOB VACANCY

                Associate Professor (Optimisation or Optimal

                           FACULTY OF SCIENCE

                         SCHOOL OF MATHEMATICS

                               REF. 1307NET

              Applications are invited for appointment to the position of
              Associate Professor in Optimisation or Optimal Control.
              Preference will be given to candidates whose expertise
              complements the research strengths of the present optimisation
              and optimal control group: non-smooth optimisation, nonlinear
              optimisation, numerical optimisation, mathematical
              programming, optimal control, computational methods and

              The University of New South Wales is one of Australia's
              leading Universities. The School of Mathematics, which
              comprises the Departments of Applied Mathematics, Pure
              Mathematics, and Statistics, is one of the largest and most
              successful mathematics schools in Australia. It has an
              outstanding record in attracting external research support and
              operates an extensive visitors program for research
              collaboration. The School of Mathematics has a commitment to
              excellence in the service teaching it provides to over 4000
              students from a range of Faculties. Staff of the
Department of
              Applied Mathematics provide a major part of such teaching, and
              are also responsible for the provision of specialist
teaching in
              Applied Mathematics at all undergraduate levels (including
              honours). It provides a vigorous postgraduate program and
has a
              substantial enrolment of high-quality postgraduate students.
              The Department of Applied Mathematics has active research
              groups in geophysical fluid dynamics, nonlinear phenomena,
              computational mathematics, and optimisation and optimal
              control. The School has state-of-the-art in-house computing
              facilities, as well as access to very high speed and parallel
              computing installations.

              Essential criteria: a research doctorate in a relevant
              mathematical science; an innovative research program; an
              excellent record of high quality research and publication
at the
              international level; a record of excellent achievement in
              teaching, including service teaching, and supervision at
              undergraduate and postgraduate levels; a record of effective
              academic leadership; understanding of, and willingness to
              implement, equity and diversity policies and programs. 

              Desirable criteria: success in attracting external research
              funding; a record of successful interaction or
consultancies with
              business or industry. 

              The salary range for Associate Professor is A$76,956 -
              A$84,780 per year depending on qualifications and

              The University reserves the right to fill the position 
              by invitation or not to fill the position.

              The position is full-time (continuing) and is available from
              March 2002, or a later date negotiated with the successful
              candidate. Membership of a University approved superannuation
              scheme is a condition of employment. 

              Enquiries may be directed to Professor Garth Gaudry, Head of
              School, on telephone: (61 2) 9385 7056 or email:
              head at maths.unsw.edu.au. 
              An information package is available from Brigette Biok,
              Recruitment Officer, Human Resources Department, UNSW,
              Sydney 2052, on telephone (61 2) 9385 1161; facsimile: (61 2)
              9662 2832 or email: b.biok at unsw.edu.au. Applicants should
              forward their applications quoting reference number,
including a
              full curriculum vitae, publications list, and the names and
              contact information of three persons from whom confidential
              references may be sought.

              Visit UNSW's website at: http://www.unsw.edu.au and the
              School's website at: http://www.maths.unsw.edu.au.

              Applications close: 30 January 2002.
                         APPLICATION PROCEDURE

              Applicants should submit written applications systematically
              addressing the selection criteria, QUOTING REFERENCE
              NUMBER. Include business and private telephone numbers; a
              complete resume, (copies of academic transcript and
              qualifications where appropriate); and the names, addresses
              (and preferably facsimile numbers) of at least two
referees to:
              The Recruitment Officer, Human Resources, UNSW Sydney
              2052, email: recruitment at unsw.edu.au or facsimile (02) 9662
              2832 by applications close date.

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