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OCCAM Research Fellowship, UK

Job Description: Applications for a Research Fellowship at the Oxford Centre for Collaborative Applied Mathematics (OCCAM, www.maths.ox.ac.uk/occam). OCCAM has been established with substantial funding from the King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST) Global Research Partnership (GRP). The Centre, which is part of the Mathematical Institute, is allied to a global network of mathematicians and it has a symbiotic relationship with other scientific communities which have a need for problem-solving mathematics both within the University of Oxford and beyond.

The position is available from 1 October 2010 or as soon as possible afterwards, and will last for 3 years. There is the possibility of further extension for up to 1 year depending on the renewal of OCCAM’s core funding. The successful applicant will be an exceptional researcher, who will conduct research in applied and computational mathematics associated with one of the following areas:

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  • Methodologies
  • Resources, energy and the environment
  • Biosciences and bioengineering
  • Materials science and engineering

We expect the fellow to take a leadership role in applied and computational mathematics in OCCAM and Oxford and they should demonstrate that they have a research plan relevant to OCCAM and KAUST.

Applicants should have a PhD in mathematics or related discipline and have shown excellence in at least one PDRA position. They should show evidence of substantial achievement or potential in applied and computational mathematics and of leading and participating in multidisciplinary teams.

Further particulars may be obtained from the Administrative Assistant at The Mathematical Institute, 24-29 St Giles, Oxford, OX1 3LB, [email protected] and at https://www.maths.ox.ac.uk/notices/vacancies.

Applications should include a letter describing how the candidate meets the selection criteria set out in the further particulars, curriculum vitae, list of publications, statement of research interests and 3-page research plan. Applications should be sent to The Administrative Assistant (Vacancies) at the above address and must arrive by noon on 1 July 2010 (email applications to  [email protected] are acceptable). Ensure that you clearly quote the reference BK/10/27. Candidates should ask their referees to send their references directly to the Administrative Assistant, Mathematical Institute so that they arrive before the closing date (fax or email is sufficient). It is the responsibility of candidates to ensure that their references arrive by the closing date.  Interviews for this position will take place in late July.

Vacancy Reference: BK/10/027

Salary Range: £29,853 – £35,646


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