Research Associate on the Bayesian approach for inverse problems (Fixed Term)

University of Cambridge
November 26, 2023
Offerd Salary:£36,024-£44,263
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Contract Type:Fixed-term: The fund
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Research Associate on the Bayesian approach for inverse problems (Fixed


A position exists for a Post Doctoral Research Associate in the Department of Pure Mathematics and Mathematical Statistics to work on topics in mathematical statistics (Bayesian inverse problems, stochastic PDEs and SDEs) with Dr Randolf Altmeyer.

Duties include developing and conducting individual and collaborative research projects. The role holders will be expected to plan and manage their own research and administration, with guidance if required. They must be able to communicate material of a technical nature and be able to build internal and external contacts. The successful candidates may be asked to provide teaching support to other members within the Statistical Laboratory (e.g. examples classes). They may be asked to assist in the supervision of student projects, and the development of student research skills, provide instruction or plan/deliver seminars relating to their research area.

The successful candidate will have completed (or nearly completed) a PhD in Mathematics or Statistics or a closely related area before their appointment and will have demonstrated a capacity to produce world-class research.

Fixed-term: The funds for this post are available for 12 months in the first instance.

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Please indicate the contact details of two academic referees on the online application form and upload a full curriculum vitae and a description of your recent research (not to exceed three pages). Please ensure that at least one of your referees is contactable at any time during the selection process, and is made aware that they will be contacted by the Mathematics HR Office Administrator to request that they upload a reference for you to our Web Recruitment System, and please encourage them to do so promptly.

Interviews will be held shortly after the closing date with a preferred start date of 1 January 2024

Informal inquiries can be made by contacting [email protected]

Please quote reference LF38562 on your application and in any correspondence about this vacancy.

The University actively supports equality, diversity and inclusion and encourages applications from all sections of society. We particularly welcome applications from women and /or candidates from a BME background for this vacancy as they are currently under-represented at this level in our Department.

The University has a responsibility to ensure that all employees are eligible to live and work in the UK.


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22 September 2023

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26 November 2023

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