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Research Associate
Imperial College London
Department of Chemical Engineering, Faculty of Engineering
Salary Range: £32,100 - £40,720 per annum
Fixed term appointment for 24 months

A Research Associate position is available to carry out research in the area 
of deterministic global optimisation, developing novel theory and 
algorithms. The objective of the project is to develop reliable and high-
performance algorithms to solve problems of relevance to chemical 
engineering practice. This will involve collaboration with academic and 
industrial partners. The post is funded by the UK Engineering and Physical 
Sciences Research Council. The successful candidate will join a large team 
of postdoctoral researchers and PhD students working in related areas and 
will work closely with Professor Claire Adjiman.

The successful candidate will have expertise and experience in at least two 
of the following: nonconvex optimisation, mixed integer optimization, 
bilevel optimization, parameter estimation, mathematical modeling and 
experience in a programming language. Applicants should also be able to 
demonstrate excellent written and oral communication skills and the ability 
to exercise initiative and judgement in carrying out research tasks.
Candidates should have a PhD (or equivalent) in chemical engineering, 
mathematics, computing or another relevant topic. The post is available for 
24 months, with possibility of extension, starting on or after 1 May 2013.

Our preferred method of application is online via our website (please select “Job Search” then enter 
the job title or vacancy reference number EN20130094AS into “Keywords”). 
Please complete and upload an application form as directed.
Should you have any queries, please contact Cristina Romano 
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Closing date for applications: 22 April 2013

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