Research Associate - School of Mathematical and Computer Sciences

Edinburgh, City of Edinburgh (GB)
14 May 2018
End of advertisement period
28 May 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Heriot-Watt University has five campuses: three in the UK (Edinburgh, Scottish Borders and Orkney), one in Dubai and one in Malaysia. The University offers a highly distinctive range of degree programmes in the specialist areas of science, engineering, design, business and languages.

With a history dating back to 1821, Heriot-Watt University has established a reputation for world-class teaching and practical, leading-edge research, which has made it one of the top UK universities for business and industry. We connect with industry at every level and develop programmes to match their needs – so employers get work-ready industry-fit graduates.

Heriot-Watt is also Scotland's most international university, boasting the largest international student cohort.

We have an established set of values that help us to nurture innovation and leadership, and show our commitment to continuous improvement and development in all our activities.

For full details on our University please view our Careers at Heriot-Watt http://www.hw.ac.uk/about/careers-at-heriot-watt.htm

The EPSRC-funded research project on which the appointed RA will work is led by Laura Ciobanu as principal investigator. The broader Heriot-Watt University pure mathematics group is part of several networks comprised of universities in Scotland and England: the North British Semigroups and Applications Network, the North British Geometric Group Theory, and the Groups, Generalisations and Applications Network. Heriot-Watt and the University of Edinburgh cooperate in running the Maxwell Institute for Mathematical Sciences and the International Centre for Mathematical Sciences.

Applications can be submitted up to midnight (UK time) on 28 May 2018.

Informal enquiries may be made to Dr Laura Ciobanu at L.Ciobanu@hw.ac.uk

Applications are particularly welcome from women and black and ethnic minority ethnic candidates, who are under-represented in academic posts at Heriot-Watt.

Consideration will be given to applications on a part-time and/or job-share basis.

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