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Research Fellow - Numerical and Applied Mathematics Research Unit

School of Computing & Mathematical Sciences

Location:  Greenwich
Salary:  £33,199 to £38,460 plus £3640 London weighting per annum
Contract Type:  Fixed Term
Closing Date:  Wednesday 26 June 2019
Interview Date:  To be confirmed
Reference:  1905-E

Based in the Numerical and Applied Mathematics Research Unit, School of Computing and Mathematical Sciences, the Fellow will develop ‘mathematical tools and smart intelligent numerical methods’ in the area of Medical Biology and its associated subject areas through the use of big data supported by Uncertainty Quantification and Probabilistic Partial Differential Equations for system identification and optimisation. In addition image processing and machine learning techniques may also be involved in supporting various bio-medical applications. The Fellow will expect to generate long term impact in the medical community, society, and public health services through developing in silico systems supported by strong mathematical, physiological, and biological theory to assist health workers in formulating decisions which help to ensure a sustainable healthy society. Tools and methods developed within this fellowship will be destined for generic extension with impact generated across certain areas in general engineering, science, and financial application systems.

The post holder will carry out research in any of the above topics, contribute to the securing of research income, generate high quality impactful outputs, supervise MSc and PhD projects, and promote a vibrant research culture, through contributions to workshops and conferences. The post holder may also be asked to contribute to teaching in subjects related to their expertise. The successful applicant will hold a PhD in appropriate discipline, with good project management and communication skills. The appointment is full-time, fixed term for 3 years, starting as soon as possible. 

For further information and informal discussion please contact the Group Leader: Prof. Choi-Hong Lai (

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