Research Fellow in optimising reactionary delays in train networks

Liverpool, Merseyside (GB)
£32,548 - £38,883 per annum
31 May 2018
End of advertisement period
30 Jun 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Research Fellow in optimising reactionary delays in train networks

Applications are invited for a Research Fellow position to complete the tasks of a project funded by the Rail Standard and Safety Boards.

You will be expected to use analytical optimisation, simulation techniques and data analytics to mitigate delays in the rail network. The researcher is expected to work closely with the business partners and the investigators.

The required qualification and experience is a PhD in Computing, Engineering or Mathematics or other relevant areas with a focus on operational research or data analytics, and a proportionate publication record.

You should have strong programming skills and experience in working with combinatorial optimisation problems. Experience in working in transportation problems, including rail and supervising student projects, preferably on transportation problems, would be an advantage. You should also show strong motivation for independent research, the ability to communicate with other team members, and the will to assist with preparing future grant proposals.

Informal enquiries may be made to Dr. Trung Thanh Nguyen, LOOM research institute, Liverpool John Moores University, Byrom Street, L3 3AF, Email:

Please note all of our vacancies will be closed to applications at midnight on the advertised closing date, unless otherwise stated.