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Position: Postdoctoral Research Assistant
Institution: Queen Mary University of London
Department: School of Mathematical Sciences
Location: London, United Kingdom
Duties: The role involves the application of Markov Chain Monte Carlo (MCMC) methods to problems of rare event sampling and optimisation, with applications to electrical power networks. The successful applicant may sit either at QMUL or the Alan Turing Institute
Requirements: The appointee will need to have a PhD in mathematics (obtained or near to completion) or equivalent qualification, and a promising track record related to MCMC including both publications and practical experience
   
Text: Postdoctoral Research Assistant - QMUL16672 Department: School of Mathematical Sciences Salary: £33,615 - £37,411 (Grade 4) Reference: QMUL16672 Date posted: 01-Nov-2018 Closing date: 30-Nov-2018 Job profile Apply online Overview: About us Queen Mary is one of London and the UK’s leading research-focused universities. With over 20,000 students, it is amongst the largest of the colleges of the University of London. Queen Mary’s 4,000 staff teach and research across a wide range of subjects in Science and Engineering, the Humanities, Social Sciences and Laws, and Medicine and Dentistry. The School of Mathematical Science has an exceptionally strong research presence across the spectrum of areas within Pure and Applied Mathematics, and is currently organised into six research groups, namely: Algebra, Combinatorics, Complex Systems and Networks, Dynamical Systems and Statistical Physics, Geometry and Analysis and Probability and Applications. The School also has large and popular undergraduate and graduate programmes. About the role The role involves the application of Markov Chain Monte Carlo (MCMC) methods to problems of rare event sampling and optimisation, with applications to electrical power networks. The successful applicant may sit either at QMUL or the Alan Turing Institute. The appointee will need to have a PhD in mathematics (obtained or near to completion) or equivalent qualification, and a promising track record related to MCMC including both publications and practical experience. The School and Athena SWAN Charter for Women in Science The School holds a departmental Bronze Athena SWAN Award and is a registered supporter of the LMS Good Practice scheme. We are committed to the equality of opportunities and to advancing women’s careers. Please visit https://www.qmul.ac.uk/maths/about-us/equality/ for information about the School’s family friendly policies and parental leave. Pay & Benefits The post is full time, fixed term appointment for 1 year. The expected start date is 1 January 2019 or as soon as possible thereafter. Salary will be in the range of £33,615 - £37,411 inclusive of London Allowance. Benefits include 30 days annual leave, pension scheme and interest-free season ticket loan. Informal enquiries should be addressed to Professor John Moriarty at j.moriarty@qmul.ac.uk Details about the school can be found at www.qmul.ac.uk/maths To apply, please click on the below. The closing date for applications is 30 th November 2018. Interviews are expected to be held shortly thereafter. Valuing Diversity & Committed to Equality Apply online
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