CORMSIS Research Facilitator
University of Southampton - School of Mathematics
£27,319 - £33,600 per annum
CORMSIS (Centre for Operational Research, Management Sciences and Information Systems) is one of the largest OR/MS/IS groups in the UK, spanning the Schools of Mathematics and Management of the University of Southampton. It covers the whole spectrum of current OR/MS/IS activity from theoretical mathematical developments to problem structuring and knowledge management. CORMSIS is offering a post that combines the roles of a Research Facilitator and a Research Fellow.
The Facilitator will support the Director of CORMSIS in driving forward the research success of the Centre by: identifying and creating research bid opportunities; supporting research related activities, e.g. the preparation and management of research funding bids; tracking the impact of CORMSIS research and promoting its success; and providing general administrative support.
For the research element of the post, the successful candidate will be expected to conduct high-quality independent research. Some current research interests of CORMSIS are listed on: http://www.cormsis.soton.ac.uk/research/default.php
A research degree and experience of undertaking research in OR/MS will be essential, and the successful candidate will be proactive with a high level of initiative. Excellent communication and organisational skills will also be required.
The closing date for applications is 05 November 2010 at 12.00 noon.
For more information on this position or to apply online please visit www.jobs.soton.ac.uk. Alternatively please call 023 80 592750.
Please quote reference number 4914-10-J in all correspondence.