Research Fellow in Operations Research/Optimisation/Computational Intelligence for Transport/Logistics

Liverpool John Moores University

12 months fixed term

Applications are invited for a Research Fellow position to work on a Newton Fund project funded by the British Council. The project aims at using combinatorial optimisation and computational intelligence techniques to analyse multimodal transport in maritime logistics, with a special focus on the environment of an ASEAN country, to improve performance and access.  You will join the Liverpool LOgistics, Offshore and Marine (LOOM) Research Institute. The work is interdisciplinary and ideally requires a blend of skills across computing science, operational research, and computational intelligence. 

The required qualification and experience is a PhD or near PhD completion in Computing, Engineering or Mathematics or other relevant areas with a focus on operational research or computational intelligence, and a proportionate publication record. You should have strong programming skills and experience in working with combinatorial problems. Experience in working with ASEAN partners, preferably Vietnam, and experience in a Newton project would be advantageous. 

The research fellow should show strong motivation for independent research, the ability to communicate with other team members, and the will to assist with preparing future grant proposals. 

Informal enquiries may be made to Dr. Trung Thanh Nguyen, LOOM research institute, Liverpool John Moores University. Email: 

Closing date: 11 December 2016 

LJMU is committed to achieving equality of opportunity.

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