Postdoctoral Research Assistant in Computational Stochastics

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Salary Range: 

£31,076 - £38,183 p.a.

Appointment Term: 

Fixed-term 36 months

Closing Date: 

Monday, August 7, 2017 - 12:00


We invite applications for a Postdoctoral Research Assistant position, funded by EPSRC, to work with Professor Mike Giles at the Mathematical Institute, University of Oxford. This is a 3 year fixed term position and is available from 1st Jan 2018 (or as soon as possible thereafter).

The successful candidate will perform mathematical research and develop open source computational software as a member of the ICONIC project. They will write this up for publication and presentation at conferences, and will participate in the activities of the local Oxford research community (particularly the Numerical Analysis Group) as well as the wider ICONIC project group.  There is also a requirement to teach up to four sets of undergraduate or graduate classes per year, determined by the demand for classes in specific areas.

Applicants should have A PhD (awarded, submitted or about to be submitted) in mathematics or a related discipline, or equivalent professional expertise and/or qualifications, expert knowledge in at least one of the three areas listed in the job description and Demonstrated skills in software development.

Please direct informal enquiries to the Administrative Assistant (email:, quoting vacancy reference 129486.

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).

Applications for this vacancy are to be made online.  To apply for this post and for further details, including the job description and selection criteria, please click on the link below

Only applications received before 12:00 noon UK time on Monday 7th August 2017 can be considered.

Committed to equality and valuing diversity.

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