Work type: 2 Fixed term PhD scholarships - Full-time, up to 3 years

Location: Adelaide, Australia

Categories: Faculty of Engineering, Computer & Mathematical Sciences

  • Prestigious international university
  • ARC-funded project entitled ‘Advances in Index Theory

The University of Adelaide is one of Australia's leading Group of Eight, research-intensive universities and is consistently ranked among the top 1% of universities in the world. Established in 1874, it is Australia's third oldest university with a strong reputation for preparing educated leaders and delivering research outcomes that contribute to local, national and global wellbeing. University of Adelaide employees enjoy a range of benefits and favourable work conditions that include opportunities for career development and advancement.

Pure Mathematics received the top ranking of 5 in ERA 2015, make it one of the premier departments in the country. It hosts the Institute for Geometry and its Applications, ( which is extremely active at organising workshops, lecture series and instructional schools that benefit HDR students and other staff.

Research topics include (but are not limited to): Index theory of elliptic operators; geometric analysis, positive scalar curvature; mathematical gauge theory; mathematics of String Theory; mathematics of condensed matter physics.

These include: * A PhD scholarship of $27,082/- per annum (2018 rate) for 3 years, available from March 1st 2018. *Full coverage of PhD tuition fees (if applicable)

Applicants should hold a first class Honours or a Masters degree in pure mathematics or mathematical physics. Equivalent international qualifications will be considered.

Domestic applicants should apply for admission via the Domestic online application form. Please email a summary of your application for admission to Elder Professor Mathai with "Application for advances in Index Theory PhD Scholarship" in the subject heading.

You can request a copy of your application summary by emailing with Request for application summary in the subject heading.

International applicants should apply for admission via the International online application form.

If you have any queries regarding this position, please contact Elder Professor Mathai Varghese.

Closing date: This position will be open until filled.

 The University of Adelaide is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. Women, Aboriginal
and Torres Strait Islander people who meet the requirem