Saturday, February 9, 2013

[DMANET] Postdoc position in Optimization at University of Edinburgh

Applications are invited for a postdoctoral position in optimization
at the School of Mathematics, University of Edinburgh.

You will participate in the EPSRC funded project ?Mathematics for Vast
Digital Resources? and be part of the Edinburgh Research Group in
Optimization (

This is a 1-year fixed term position available as soon as possible and
ideally, starting not later than May 1st 2013. In exceptional
circumstances the starting date may be delayed by one or two months.
However, this may require shortening the contract. For informal
inquiries please contact Jacek Gondzio ( Please
arrange for three referees to submit letters of recommendation
directly to:, fax +44 (0)131 650 6553 by the closing
date of 01 March 2013.

Essential skills:
-A PhD in Operations Research, Mathematics, Computer Science or a
related field.
-Ability to work independently and as a member of a research team.
-Good technical communication skills, orally and in writing.

Desirable skills:
-Strong track record in optimization methods.
-Prior exposure to interior point methods.
-Experience with programming and high performance computing.
-Enthusiasm and talent for quality teaching.

More information:

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

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

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