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Jobs available at Monash

Tuesday, January 23rd, 2024

We’re very excited to be advertising 5 permanent jobs at Monash. The positions can be in any area of mathematics, but discrete maths (including graph theory and combinatorics) is designated as a priority area. For the formal details see:

Please spread the word and/or apply yourself. We can appoint young or established researchers, singles or couples. Monash discrete maths group is internationally important and Melbourne regularly features highly in lists of the world’s most liveable cities. So come and join us!

For any enquiries, email

Award for Equity, Diversity and Inclusion in Education

Wednesday, September 28th, 2022

Graham Farr and Rebecca Robinson have received the Faculty of IT Dean’s Award for Equity, Diversity and Inclusion in Education. This was for creating an equitable, engaging and supportive learning environment for their students in FIT2014 Theory of Computation by developing and implementing innovations including: post-lecture interviews with key figures in the field during the COVID-19 lockdowns to better engage with students, with many interview subjects being women; embedding notes on the history of computer science throughout the unit, highlight key figures from underrepresented groups who were instrumental to the development of the field; a mentoring program for new tutors to help them build confidence, with Rebecca herself mentoring women tutors.

New post-doc position

Friday, September 9th, 2022

We are currently advertising for a post-doctoral research fellow with experience in at least one of extremal graph theory, combinatorial design theory, or finite geometry. Enquires to Daniel Horsley.

Discrete maths seminar

Monday, August 15th, 2022

The Monash discrete maths seminar is happening again after a long pandemic-induced pause. The group calendar is the best way to stay informed.