Postdoctoral Research Assistants - Complex Systems and Data Modelling for Urban Development

University of Oxford - Mathematical Institute

(2 posts)

Andrew Wiles Building, Radcliffe Observatory Quarter, Woodstock Road, Oxford

We invite applications for two Postdoctoral Research Assistant positions, funded by RCUK GCRF ‘PEAK Urban’ grant to work with Dr Neave O’Clery at the Mathematical Institute, University of Oxford. These are 3 year fixed-term positions and are available from 1 April 2018 (there may be some flexibility in the start date for one of the positions, but no later than 1 June 2018).

The successful candidate will conduct research at the interface between mathematics, data science, economics, geography and urban policy. They will also provide an average of 3 hours per week of teaching for 24 weeks of the year, subject to funding terms and conditions, for which additional remuneration will be paid.

Applicants should have a PhD awarded, or a Master’s degree and PhD submitted (at the time of taking up the position) in mathematics or a related discipline; a research background in networks or complex systems or data modelling (including machine learning) or social data science.

Please direct informal enquiries to the Recruitment Administrator, quoting vacancy reference 131688.

Applicants should read the job description before writing their application. You will be required to upload a letter setting out how you meet the selection criteria, a curriculum vitae including full list of publications, a statement of research interests and the contact details of two referees as part of your online application.  (NOTE: Applicants are responsible for contacting their referees and making sure that their letters are received by the closing date.)

Only applications received before 12.00 noon on Friday 11 January 2018 can be considered.

Please note that the University of Oxford's retirement policy has changed. With effect from 1 October 2017, all employees at Grade 8 and above have a retirement age of the 30 September before the 69th birthday. All employees at Grades 1-7 do not have a set retirement age. Further details are available here:

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