Research Fellow (Early Stage Researcher, Marie Curie Fellow

London (Greater) (GB)
Dec 01, 2020
End of advertisement period
Jan 20, 2021
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

Founded in 1894, City, University of London is a global university committed to academic excellence with a focus on business and the professions and an enviable central London location. 

City attracts around 20,000 students (over 40% postgraduate level) from more than 150 countries and staff from over 75 countries.

In the last decade, City has almost tripled the proportion of its total academic staff producing world-leading or internationally excellent research.

Led by President, Professor Sir Paul Curran, City has made significant investments in its academic staff, its estate and its infrastructure and continues to work towards realising its vision of being a leading global university. 

The School of Mathematics, Computer Science and Engineering is a multi-disciplinary centre of research and education located in the heart of London’s vibrant design community. City’s Department of Mathematics brings together high-quality undergraduate education and an active research body of academics and PhD students. In the last Research Excellence Framework, 80% of Mathematics outputs were rated as either world-leading or internationally excellent.

The EvoGamesPlus Innovative Training Network will focus on the development of realistic evolutionary game theoretic models of real-world populations, training 15 Early Stage Researchers (ESR). The City-based ESR will work on the project “The evolution of cooperation in structured populations involving multiplayer interactions”.    

The successful candidate will work closely with the principal investigator to ensure that project deliverables and milestones are met in a timely manner; assist in the dissemination and outreach activities by providing suitable material to the project website; as well as play a role in raising the national and international profile of the project by publishing articles in international journals, attendance at conferences and workshops.    

Person Specification 
The post holder must be in the first 4 years of their research career; have a Masters (or equivalent) degree in Mathematics or a related discipline; not have been living in the UK for more than 12 months in the last 3 years; have the ability to develop mathematical models in an applied area, ideally with knowledge of modelling in biology and/or using game theory as well as good communication and English language skills.    

Additional Information
City offers a sector-leading salary, pension scheme and benefits including a comprehensive package of staff training and development.

Closing date for applications: 11:59PM  20th January 2021 

For more information or enquiries about this position, please contact Professor Mark Broom (

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