Research Fellow, School of Mathematics and Physics

Belfast, Northern Ireland
£35,333 per annum
21 Sep 2022
End of advertisement period
10 Oct 2022
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

Job description

The School of Mathematics & Physics at Queen’s University Belfast, is currently seeking to appoint an exceptional candidate to the post of Research Fellow.

The post-holder will be a highly productive, ambitious and collaborative member of SPECTATOR research project/team, assisting in the planning, development and delivery of the research led by Dr Salissou Moutari in modelling, control, analysis and optimisation of road traffic flow in transportation networks in co-ordination with our collaborators from Trinity College Dublin and University College Dublin.

The successful candidate must have, and your application should clearly demonstrate you have:

  • Have or be about to obtain a relevant PhD such as in applied mathematics, operational research, engineering, computer sciences or related areas.
  • At least 3 years relevant research experience including:
    • Undertaking research in road traffic modelling, control, optimisation/management of transportation networks/systems
    • A proven track record of developing models and validating them using experimental data
    • Working effectively as part of a research team in the development and promotion of the research theme.
  • Strong publication records commensurate with stage of career.

Please note the above are not an exhaustive list. For further information about the role including the essential and desirable criteria please click the Candidate Information link below.

This post is fixed term for 16 months. Fixed term contract posts are available for the stated period in the first instance but in particular circumstances may be renewed or made permanent subject to availability of funding.

At Queen’s our people are at the heart of everything we do. As a staff member you will become part of a vibrant organisational culture, which will provide you with the opportunity to achieve your full potential and enhance your career through a continuous focus on learning and development.

We offer an excellent employment package that includes:

  • Great terms & conditions
  • Pension schemes
  • Flexible working by enabling you to design your working week in collaboration with your manager through a blend of remote and office working                              
  • Family-friendly initiatives
  • Career development opportunities
  • Support for health & mental wellbeing
  • Generous holiday entitlement of 8 weeks a year (made up of 23 days annual leave, 10 closure days and 9 bank holidays)

Queen’s University is committed to promoting equality of opportunity to all. We have created an inclusive culture by establishing staff networks such as iRise (Race) and PRISM (LGBTQ+) which help us progress equality.

We also subscribe to Equality Charter Marks such as the Diversity Charter Mark NI in addition to Athena Swan. For further information on our commitment to Equality, Diversity and Inclusion, please visit: www.qub.ac.uk/diversitywww.qub.ac.uk/qgi and www.qub.ac.uk/sites/StaffGateway/StaffNetworks/

Informal enquiries may be directed to Dr Lisa McFetridge at l.mcfetridge@qub.ac.uk 

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