Vacancy Reference: 122656
Salary Range: £30,738- £37,768 p.a.
Appointment Term: 36 month fixed-term
Closing Date: Wednesday, April 13, 2016 - 12:00
We invite applications for a Postdoctoral Research Assistant
<https://www.maths.ox.ac.uk/node/16046> post, funded by EPSRC, to work on
a project, MISTRAL, led by Professor Jim Hall FREng at the University of
Oxford, in collaboration with Professor J. Doyne Farmer and the INET
research team. The successful candidate will be based in the Institute for
New Economic Thinking. This is a 36 month fixed term position and is
available for an immediate start.
The goal of INET’s role in MISTRAL is to develop agent-based modelling in
economics, with a particular emphasis on the spatial characteristic of
economic activity and the role of infrastructure in modifying the spatial
economy. The applicant will also participate in developing an open-source
agent-based modelling platform for economics, and do research in
The successful applicant with be expected to have a Doctorate in
economics, physics, mathematics, computer science, statistics, social
science, engineering, or other mathematical science together with
significant prior programming experience. The ability to work
independently with light supervision and commitment to tackling complex
economic modelling challenges, including the role of infrastructure in the
Applicants should read the job description document before writing their
application. You will be required to upload a letter setting out how you
meet the selection criteria, a curriculum vitae including full list of
publications, a statement of research interests indicating how these fit
in with the project and the contact details of two referees as part of
your online application.
Applications for this vacancy are to be made online. To apply for this
post and for further details, including the job description and selection
criteria, please click on the link below:
Only applications received before 12:00 noon UK time on Wednesday 13th
April 2016 can be considered.
Please direct informal enquiries to the Administrative Assistant (email:
firstname.lastname@example.org), quoting vacancy reference 122656.