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Senior Research Associate

University of Oxford - Mathematical Institute

Location: Oxford
Salary: £40,792 to £44,599 Grade 8, p.a
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Fixed-Term/Contract
Placed On: 14th January 2019
Closes: 18th February 2019
Job Ref: 138222

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

Grade 8: £40,792 - £44,599 p.a.

The Institute for New Economic Thinking at the Oxford Martin School and the Mathematical Institute are looking for an outstanding scholar to contribute to a new project focusing on understanding macroeconomics, financial stability and long-run technological change from the bottom-up using micro-level data and complex systems methods. This is a full-time, 3-year fixed-term position, reporting to Professor J Doyne Farmer, who is Complexity Economics Programme Director and Principal Investigator on the project.

The successful candidate will be an expert in the field of complexity economics and will act in a leadership role within the Complexity Economics Group, providing day-to-day supervision for research assistants. They will be responsible for their own grant-funded research project within a discrete area of the wider research programme.

Applicants will be expected to have a PhD in economics, applied mathematics or related area with post-qualification research experience. They will also be expected to have a strong publication record and familiarity with the existing literature in economics, networks, complex systems and data science.

Please direct informal enquiries to the Recruitment Administrator using the email address below, quoting vacancy reference 138222.

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 Monday 18 February 2019 can be considered.

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