Applications are invited for an 18-month fixed-term Postdoctoral Research Assistant position in Optimization (ref: 3015812) in the School of Mathematics at the University of Edinburgh, United Kingdom.
Applicants must hold a Ph.D. in Operations Research, Computer Science, Mathematics, Statistics, Machine Learning or a related field by the starting date of the appointment, which is September 1, 2012 (+- 1 month, based on mutual agreement). The successful applicant will join the Edinburgh Research Group in Optimization (http://www.maths.ed.ac.uk/ERGO/) and will work on gradient algorithms for large-scale optimization. Strong publication record and good computational skills are essential; background in gradient methods, large-scale optimization and HPC desirable.
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