ORGANISATION/COMPANYUniversity of Strathclyde
RESEARCH FIELDEngineering › Mechanical engineering
RESEARCHER PROFILEFirst Stage Researcher (R1)
APPLICATION DEADLINE16/04/2017 23:00 - Europe/London
LOCATIONUnited Kingdom › Glasgow
TYPE OF CONTRACTTemporary
HOURS PER WEEK35
Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering (www.strath.ac.uk/mae/)
Faculty of Engineering (www.strath.ac.uk/engineering/)
Head of Department through Professor Massimiliano Vasile
CIRCA £ 32,470 - £34,291 per annum*
Fixed Term (36 months)
16th April 2017
Applications are invited for a 36 month Early Stage Researcher (ESR) position within the UTOPIAE Marie Sklodowska Curie Research Training Network, to work on a project entitled “Evidence-Based Robust Optimisation for Large Scale Evolvable Processes”. This work relates to optimisation under uncertainty of large scale evolvable processes and forms part of a wider area of Research being undertaken by the network which covers modelling, optimisation, and uncertainty quantification. The overall aim of the area of research of this ESR position is to develop methods and algorithms to treat both aleatory and epistemic uncertainty in the context of the optimisation of complex systems and processes that evolve with time. The successful applicant will work in a multi-disciplinary team with members of the Department and their partners in the UTOPIAE Marie Sklodowska Curie Research Training Network. For further information on UTOPIAE, please see http://utopiae.eu
Applicants will be required to meet the Marie Sklodowska Curie Early Stage Researcher eligibility criteria. In particular, at the time of appointment they should be within the first 4 years of their research career and should not have resided in the host country for more than 12 months in the last 3 years immediately before the appointment. Researchers are normally required to undertake trans-national mobility (i.e. move from one country to another) when taking up the appointment. For a more detailed summary of the eligibility criteria see http://utopiae.eu/employment-opportunities/
*The successful candidate will receive a financial package consisting of a living allowance, a family allowance (where applicable) and a mobility allowance, according to the rules for Early Stage Researchers (ESRs). The minimum salary will be approximately £32,470 per annum.
EURAXESS offer ID: 180964
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