Jobs in the School of Mathematics

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Research Associate in Applied Probability

Closing date : 03/09/2015
Reference : E&PS-06898
Faculty / Organisational unit : Engineering & Physical Sciences
School / Directorate : School of Mathematics
Division : Probability
Employment type : Fixed Term
Duration : 10 months
Location : Sackville Street, Manchester
Salary : £30,434 - £37,394 per annum
Hours per week : Full time

You will be a Research Associate who is an outstanding and ambitious applied probabilist to undertake research in the field of numerical solution of sequential testing problems with applications in electrical power systems.

You will have, or be working towards, a PhD or equivalent in probability or mathematical finance. Due to the focused interdisciplinary nature of the position, expertise and experience in sequential testing problems is essential. You will be capable of working under your own initiative and within a small research team, so excellent communication and organisational skills are also required.

The School of Mathematics is committed to promoting equality and diversity, including the Athena SWAN charter for promoting women’s careers in STEMM subjects (science, technology, engineering, mathematics and medicine) in higher education. The School received a Bronze Award in 2013 for their commitment to the representation of women in the workplace and we particularly welcome applications from women for this post. Appointment will always be made on merit. For further information, please visit

Enquiries about the vacancy, shortlisting and interviews:

Professor Goran Peskir


General enquiries:


Tel: 0161 275 4499

Technical support:


Tel: 01565 818 234

Further details and applications can be found here.

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