Post-Doctoral Research Fellow

Organization: 
University of Edinburgh
Email: 
B.Buke@ed.ac.uk
Job Description: 

Post-Doctoral Research Fellow Position
University of Edinburgh
School of Mathematics

Applications are invited for a 2-year Postdoctoral Research Fellow position in Optimization and Stochastics in the School of Mathematics at the University of Edinburgh, United Kingdom. The successful candidate will join the Edinburgh Research Group in Optimization (http://www.maths.ed.ac.uk/ERGO/ ) and participate in the project "Mathematics for Vast Digital Resources". The project is funded by EPSRC, and led by Prof. Jacek Gondzio, Dr. Peter Richtarik and Dr. Burak Buke.

The ideal candidate will be an enthusiastic and creative individual with a Ph.D. in Operational Research, Mathematics or a related field and will have strong publication record. Individuals with a joint background/experience in stochastic programming and large-scale optimization are particularly encouraged to apply.

The proposed start date for the position is January 1, 2012; however, it can be shifted to a mutually agreed date. Only complete electronic applications will be considered; a CV, a two-page research plan and at least three references (PDF files preferred) should be submitted. This can be done at http://www.jobs.ed.ac.uk/ using the job reference number 3014768. The closing date for receipt of applications and letters of reference is September 20, 2011. Interviews of shortlisted candidates will take place in October 2011.

For informal enquiries please contact any of the three project members:

Dr Burak Buke, b.buke@ed.ac.uk
Prof Jacek Gondzio, j.gondzio@ed.ac.uk
Dr Peter Richtarik, peter.richtarik@ed.ac.uk

Job Categories: 
Postdoctoral fellowships
Deadline for Application: 
Sep 20 2011