School of Mathematics

Postdoctoral Research Associate in Optimization

Applications are invited for a 2-year postdoctoral position in the area of optimization with a particular focus on practical methods used in financial mathematics. A successful candidate will join a team of four mathematicians: Sergio GarcĂ­a Quiles, Jacek Gondzio, Joerg Kalcsics and Sotirios Sabanis who bridge between the Edinburgh Research Group in Optimization and the Probability group.The position should be taken up any time between June and August 2016.The project is funded by the EPSRC Impact Acceleration Account and Standard Life Investments and initially will involve research in the area of optimization-based approaches for risk concentration measurement.Informal enquiries:Professor Jacek Gondzio, phone: +44 131 650 8574, e-mail: Sotirios Sabanis, phone: +44 131 650 5084, e-mail:

All applicants should apply online. The application process is quick and easy to follow, and you will receive email confirmation of safe receipt of your application.

Please upload a CV and a research statement under optional documents and arrange for at least two referees to send letters of recommendation directly to by the closing date.We anticipate interviews will be held on 28-29 April. You will be notified by email whether you have been shortlisted for interview or not.The closing date is 5pm GMT on 23 March 2015