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Research Associate

The University of Edinburgh - School of Maths

Location: Edinburgh
Salary: £34,304 to £40,927
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Fixed-Term/Contract
Placed On: 1st September 2021
Closes: 27th September 2021

Fixed Term appointment for 2 years

Full Time (35 hours per week)

The Opportunity:

The post-holder will develop new approaches to apply mathematical optimization to problems of practical interest and implement these approaches using suitable software. This is an excellent opportunity for a researcher who is enthusiastic about developing cutting-edge optimization methods and applying them in innovative ways.

Your skills and attributes for success:

  • PhD in mathematical optimization, operational research, or a related field, by the time of the start of the position
  • Knowledge of bilevel optimization or convex conic optimization (ideally both)
  • Experience using one or more commercial optimization solvers
  • Excellent personal, written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
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