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Research Associate (Stochastic Modelling either/or Heuristic Algorithms)

Management Science
Salary:   £28,331 to £32,817
Closing Date:   Wednesday 02 December 2020
Interview Date:   To be confirmed
Reference:  A2969-R

Mathematical Models and Algorithms for Allocating Scarce Airport Resources (OR-MASTER) is a Programme Grant funded by the Engineering and Physical Science Research Council, UK (EPSRC) At Lancaster, OR-MASTER will be undertaken by the Centre for Transport and Logistics (CENTRAL).   Professor Konstantinos G. Zografos at Lancaster University is the Principal Investigator and overall Programme Director.  Professors Kevin Glazebrook (Lancaster) and Edmund Burke (University of Leicester) are the two Programme Co-Investigators.  

OR-MASTER will develop new mathematical models and algorithms for solving complex, large-scale airport resource allocation problems. To achieve our objectives we seek to recruit  three world-leading post-doctoral researchers PDRs with ambition, potential and determination. The PDRs  may also have the opportunity to work in other projects undertaken by CENTRAL. 

The main activities of the post-holders will include:

  • Innovative research investigation under the OR-MASTER and other projects undertaken by the Centre for Transport and Logistics (CENTRAL)

  • Collaborative activities with CENTRAL affiliated organisations and participation in project events (e.g. stakeholder workshops)

  • Preparation of research papers

  • Preparation and presentation of conference papers

  • Contribution to the development of impact cases

  • Other duties associated with the CENTRAL activities and projects, including workshops/seminars/conferences/advisory board and executive board meetings/engagement with project stakeholders.

You will join us on an indefinite contract however, the role remains contingent on external funding which at this time is for 24 months, with a possible extension to 36 months, subject to funding body approval.

Interviews are expected to take place 7th - 10th December 2020.

Informal enquiries to Professor Konstantinos G. Zografos - 

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