Research Fellow In Algorithmic Optimisation
University Of Southampton
Research Fellow in Algorithmic Optimisation Operational Research
Location: Highfield Campus Salary: £32,344 per annum Full Time Fixed Term for 6 months Closing Date: Friday 03 September 2021 Interview Date: To be confirmed Reference: 1462221PJ
Applications are invited for a 6-month postdoctoral position to work with Prof JoergFliege and his team on novel computational methods for algorithmic optimisation of aerospace structures. This is a project funded by an EPSRC Impact Acceleration grant dedicated to support the commercial exploitation of space data and technologies. The post is available now, and it is intended that the successful candidate will be in post by 1 September 2021, or as soon as possible afterwards.
The successful candidate should have a strong background in computational fluid optimisation, especially optimisation of continuous black-box functions or multi-objective optimisation. The candidate should have demonstrated an aptitude for independent research, and should have a PhD in operational research, applied mathematics, or a related discipline.
The successful candidate will become a member of the Centre of Operational Research, Management Sciences and Information Systems (CORMSIS) https: // www. southampton.ac.uk/cormsis/index.page at the University of Southampton, which is one of the largest OR/MS groups in the UK and top 40 in the world for Statistics and OR (QS World Rankings 2021). They will also become a member of the Department of Decision Analytics and Risk https: // www. southampton.ac.uk/business-school/about/departments/decision- analytics-and-risk.page which unites experts from areas such as business analytics that harnesses today’s big data and produces information and knowledge to inform decisions; risk analysis that provides assessment and quantification of risk and an understanding of risk behaviour; knowledge management and information systems that capture and distribute information and knowledge for their effective use; and management science that provides a range of tools for scenario analysis, forecasting, optimisation, operations planning and simulation.
Applications for a Research Fellow position will be considered from candidates who are close to completion of a relevant PhD qualification. The title of Research Fellow will be applied upon successful completion of the PhD. Prior to the qualification being awarded the title of Senior Research Assistant will be given.
The closing date for applications is 3rd September 2021.
This post is offered on a full-time, fixed term basis for 6 months.
For informal enquiries please contact Professor JoergFliege (J.Fliege@soton.ac.uk).
You should submit your completed online application form at https: // jobs.soton.ac.uk. The application deadline will be midnight on the closing date stated above. If you need any assistance, please call Hannah Nash (HR Recruitment Team) on +44 (0) 23 8059 4043 or email firstname.lastname@example.org Please quote reference 1462221PJ on all correspondence.
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