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Open post: Consultant in Operational Research at the University of Edinburgh

  • 1.  Open post: Consultant in Operational Research at the University of Edinburgh

    Posted 11-29-2020 13:13
    The School of Mathematics of the University of Edinburgh is seeking to appoint a Consultant in Operational Research to deliver a range of consultancy activities to a range of partners, within the University and externally. We are looking for an operational researcher who is ambitious, flexible, conscientious and creative and who can work equally adeptly on academic and private sector questions and challenges. We are particularly interested in candidates with experience in the modern application of OR to one or more economic sectors such as energy, transportation, logistics, healthcare, finance, risk, public and service sector. Based on current opportunities, much of the first year will likely be spent working on aspects of energy and infrastructure systems.

    There are significant opportunities for engagement with the public and private sectors across myriad different areas, such as finance and banking, biomedical sciences, information technology, and local and national government. The role may include the supervision of MSc dissertation projects, especially those involving external partners. The School takes career development seriously. The postholder will have the support of our experienced OR team, as well as other staff working in OR and Statistics consultancy in the School and throughout the University, to develop their analytical and business skills.

    Further information about the Optimization and Operational Research Group can be found at:
    https://www.maths.ed.ac.uk/school-of-mathematics/research/oor

    A PhD in Operational Research, Optimization, or a closely related discipline is essential, as are experience in applying OR techniques to support decision-making in the public and/or private sectors, and the ability to demonstrate effective team working, communication and interpersonal skills.

    The University of Edinburgh promotes equality and diversity. We strive for a family-friendly School of Mathematics. The School holds a Bronze Athena SWAN award and supports the London Mathematical Society Good Practice Scheme.

    This post is full time, fixed term for two years in the first instance.

    The starting salary will be in the range of £33,797 - £40,322 per annum.

    More information about the post and the application process is available at:
    https://elxw.fa.em3.oraclecloud.com/hcmUI/CandidateExperience/en/sites/CX_1001/job/58

    Closing date for applications is Wednesday 6th January 2021 at 5pm (GMT).

    Informal enquiries can be made by contacting Professor Miguel Anjos, email Miguel.F.Anjos@ed.ac.uk

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    Miguel F. Anjos, Ph.D., P.Eng., FHEA, SMIEEE, FEUROPT, FCAE
    Chair of Operational Research, School of Mathematics, University of Edinburgh, U.K.
    Inria International Chair
    Schöller Senior Fellow 2020
    http://www.miguelanjos.com/
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  • 2.  RE: Open post: Consultant in Operational Research at the University of Edinburgh

    Posted 21 days ago
    Dear colleagues,

    This is a reminder about this opening below as the deadline is approaching.

    Happy New Year!

    Miguel Anjos

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    Miguel F. Anjos, Ph.D., P.Eng., FHEA, SMIEEE, FEUROPT, FCAE
    President, INFORMS Section on Energy, Natural Resources, and the Environment (ENRE)
    Chair of Operational Research, School of Mathematics, University of Edinburgh, U.K.
    Inria International Chair
    Schöller Senior Fellow 2020
    http://www.miguelanjos.com/
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