Research Associate in Planning and Scheduling under Uncertainty for the 
Process Industry

University College London - UCL Department of Chemical Engineering

Location:	London
Salary:	GBP 33,353 to GBP 35,196 Per annum (depending on experience and 
qualifications), inclusive of London Allowance
Closes:	13th September 2015
Job Ref:	1480656

Professor Lazaros Papageorgiou and Dr. Vivek Dua (UCL Chemical 
Engineering) are looking for two outstanding postdoctoral researchers with 
extensive experience in modelling and optimisation techniques for planning 
and scheduling, to work on a project to assess the impact of uncertainty 
on optimal decision making in the process industry. The project is funded 
by the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC) and is 
in collaboration with investigators from the Department of Computing at 
Imperial College London and Imperial Business School. All the 
investigators are members of the Centre for Process Systems Engineering 
(CPSE), a joint centre between Imperial College London and University 
College London. The post is available for 24 months in the first instance 
from 1 October 2015 or as soon as possible thereafter.

The candidate should be creative and knowledgeable, and hold a PhD in 
Engineering with advanced understanding of process systems, planning and 
scheduling, supply chains, mathematical programming, and computational 
model-based techniques for optimisation. The applicant must either have 
already completed a doctorate, or have submitted his or her thesis prior 
to taking up the post.

If you have any queries regarding the application process, please contact 
Miss Agata Blaszczyk ([log in to unmask]). If you have any queries 
about the vacancy, please contact Prof Lazaros Papageorgiou 
([log in to unmask]) or Dr. Vivek Dua ([log in to unmask]).

Applicants should apply online:

In addition, please attach to your on-line application, a current CV 
including research experience and a scientific publications list with the 
contact details of two referees 

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