Professor and Director of Warwick Centre for Predictive Modelling (73382-067)

University of Warwick - School of Engineering

The School of Engineering are seeking to appoint a Professor and Director of the Warwick Centre for Predictive Modelling (WCPM). WCPM is an active and vibrant research centre with eight members of academic staff and associated postdoctoral and postgraduate researchers. Currently the staff derive from the School of Engineering, Warwick Mathematics Institute and Warwick Manufacturing Group. The Centre has active collaborative links with staff across the Science Faculty, Warwick Medical School, Life Sciences and Warwick Business School. WCPM is housed together with Warwick Engineering in Biomedicine (WEB) in a purpose-built extension offering individual academic offices around an open plan area for the Centre’s researchers together with local meeting rooms and kitchen facilities.

The School of Engineering at Warwick is proud of its 50 year history in General Engineering research and teaching. The School is organised across four Discipline Streams in Mechanical & Process Engineering, Civil Engineering, Electrical & Electronic Engineering and Systems and Information. This post will sit within the Mechanical and Process Stream.

The successful candidate will direct and steer WCPM through a period of growth and development and will undertake ongoing strategic management of this Centre, leading to significant new research of international excellence. They will also engage with internal and external partners to apply for, secure and manage research funding and will be responsible for establishing and leading an MSc course in Predictive Modelling.

The post holder will be an internationally recognised authority in their own research specialism. Expertise in, or willingness to engage with, the development of predictive modelling capabilities is essential as is a proven track record of research leadership including securing and leading large-scale research projects. Prior connection to / involvement with uncertainty quantification (UQ) would be an advantage.

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