Research Fellow in Distributed Systems and Optimisation Algorithms

Leeds, United Kingdom
£33,797 to £40,322 p.a.
Friday, 29 May 2020
End of advertisement period
Sunday, 28 June 2020
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

Are you an ambitious researcher looking for your next challenge? Do you have a background in distributed systems and optimisation algorithms? Do you want to further your career in one of the UK’s leading research intensive Universities?

You will join our EPSRC-funded project “Algorithmic Support for Massive Scale Distributed Systems”. Your role will be interdisciplinary, linking theoretical and applied research of two project teams and collaborating with our industrial partners.

Holding a PhD in Computer Science, you will have a combination of applied and theoretical skills. The required areas of expertise are resource management for large-scale distributed systems, optimisation algorithms and machine learning. 

To explore the post further or for any queries you may have, please contact:

Dr. Natasha Shakhlevich, School of Computing 

Tel: +44 (0)113 343 5444 or email: 

Professor Jie Xu, School of Computing

Tel: +44 (0)113 343 5193 or email:

Professor Vitaly Strusevich, University of Greenwich

Tel: +44 (0)208 331 8662 or email:

Location: Leeds - Main Campus
Faculty/Service: Faculty of Engineering & Physical Sciences
School/Institute: School of Computing
Category: Research
Grade: Grade 7
Salary: £33,797 to £40,322 p.a. Due to funding restrictions an appointment will not be made above £35,845 p.a.
Working Time: 37.5 hours per week
Post Type: Full Time
Contract Type: Fixed Term (36 months (grant funding))
Closing Date: Sunday 28 June 2020
Interview Date: To be confirmed
Reference: EPSCP1019
Downloads: Candidate Brief