UK Nonlinear News, August 1997

Situations Vacant

University of Michigan

Department of Mathematics

The Department expects to have several tenure eligible or tenured positions available, to begin in September 1998. Several are part of an interdisciplinary/applied initiative, including numerical analysis and actuarial science. Besides this initiative, the Department is searching broadly for individuals who would significantly broaden and strengthen areas currently represented and who cut across areas. Some preference will be given to candidates in algebraic number theory and topology. Exceptional research and teaching experience required. Rank and salary negotiable. Applicants should send a curriculum vitae, description of research and teaching and have three letters of recommendation sent to: J.B. Rauch, Chair, Department of Mathematics, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48109-1109. Applications received by November 30, 1997, will be assured full consideration. Additional information is available on the departmental home page at The University of Michigan is a nondiscriminatory affirmative action employer.

Source: Candy Ellis (

University of Western Australia

Department of Mathematics

(REF: A33/97)

Applications are invited from men and women with good teaching skills and active research interests for the position of Lecturer in Applied Mathematics. The appointment is a Lecturer B (roughly equivalent to a UK Lectureship or US Assistant/Associate Professorship) for a fixed term of 3 years. Further continuation is dependent upon satisfactory performance and availability of funding. Applicants should have a PhD degree in Applied Mathematics or equivalent. The preferred starting date is January 1998. The University of Western Australia is consistently rated as one of the highest quality universities in Australia, both in teaching and research. The student intake has possibly the highest average entrance standards of any Australian university. The Department of Mathematics is a large combined department incorporating Pure and Applied Mathematics and Statistics, all three sections having an excellent reputation. The mains strengths of the Applied Mathematics group are in Dynamical Systems, Control, Optimisation, Continuum Mechanics and Industrial modelling. Applications are encouraged from persons with interests in the ares of Dynamical Systems and/or Control. For further information and copies of the selection criteria please contact Professor A.I. Mees (tel [61 8] 9380 3387 or email

Benefits include superannuation, fares to Perth (if applicable) for the appointee and dependent family, removal allowance (if applicable), study leave and long service leave. Conditions of appointment will be specified in any offer of appointment which may be made as a result of this advertisement.

Written applications for this post, quoting reference number, telephone number, qualifications and experience, and the names, addresses (including Email) and fax/telephone numbers of three referees should reach the Director, Human Resources, The University of Western Australia, Nedlands, EA 6907, Australia by 15 August 1997.

Equality in employment opportunity is University policy.

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