University of Edinburgh, School of Mathematics

Position ID: 713-PDRA_ANJOS [#13695, 047156]
Position Title: Postdoctoral Research Associate in Operational Research
Position Type: Postdoctoral
Position Location: Edinburgh, City of EH9 3FD, United Kingdom [map]
Application Deadline: 2019/03/29help popup finished (2019/02/28, finished 2019/10/06, listed until 2019/03/29)
Position Description:    

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Applications are invited for the post of Postdoctoral Research Associate at the University of Edinburgh to work on the project LOBI that is concerned with the interplay between machine learning and bilevel optimization. LOBI combines the expertise of Operational Research and Optimization at Edinburgh and of team INOCS at Inria in France to explore the new opportunities at the intersection of machine learning and bilevel optimization.

This post will have a particular focus on models and algorithms in area of energy storage and smart electric grids. Based in Edinburgh, the position comes with the opportunity for extended visits to project collaborators in France and Canada. The post-holder will be encouraged to pursue his or her own, and newly arising, research questions, and will also be expected to contribute modestly to teaching in a manner compatible with his/her research expertise.

The post is available from 1st July 2019, or a mutually agreed date, for a 24 months fixed term contract.

The starting salary will be in the range of £33,199 - £39,609 depending on experience.

All applications must be submitted online. Please enclose with your application your CV, a research statement, and arrange for three referees to send letters of recommendation by email to by the closing date.

The closing date for receipt of applications, including letters of reference, Friday 29 March 2019 at 5pm (GMT).

Informal enquiries are encouraged; please contact Professor Miguel Anjos by email:

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