Tuesday, June 5, 2012

[DMANET] Postdoc position in optimization, U of Edinburgh, UK

Applications are invited for an 18-month fixed-term Postdoctoral
Research Assistant position in Optimization (ref: 3015812) in the
School of Mathematics at the University of Edinburgh, United Kingdom.

Applicants must hold a Ph.D. in Operations Research, Computer Science,
Mathematics, Statistics, Machine Learning or a related field by the
starting date of the appointment, which is September 1, 2012 (+- 1
month, based on mutual agreement). The successful applicant will join
the Edinburgh Research Group in Optimization
(http://www.maths.ed.ac.uk/ERGO/) and will work on gradient algorithms
for large-scale optimization. Strong publication record and good
computational skills are essential; background in gradient methods,
large-scale optimization and HPC desirable.

More information and online application forms:


Peter Richtarik
School of Mathematics
University of Edinburgh
6317 James Clerk Maxwell Building
King's Buildings
Mayfield Road
Edinburgh EH9 3JZ
Scotland, United Kingdom
Tel: +44(0)131 650 5049
Email: Peter.Richtarik@ed.ac.uk

The University of Edinburgh is a charitable body, registered in
Scotland, with registration number SC005336.

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