Research Associate in Optimisation and Inverse Problems (fixed-term role)

Job title Research Associate in Optimisation and Inverse Problems (fixed-term role)

Department Mathematical Sciences

Salary Starting from £33,199, rising to £39,609

Grade Grade 7

Placed on Monday 22 July 2019

Closing date Monday 19 August 2019

Interview date Thursday 29 August 2019

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A position exists for a Research Associate to work on the development of algorithms for large-scale tomographic image reconstruction.

This post is part of a collaborative project between mathematicians in Bath and Cambridge, medical researchers and clinicians from Addenbrookes' hospital and GE Healthcare, with support from advisors from UCL, Oxford, Kings College London, University of Helsinki and KTH Stockholm. See for more details.

The successful candidate will have, or will be nearing the completion of, a PhD degree in mathematics or a closely related subject. Expertise in either optimisation, inverse problems or medical imaging is desired.

The post carries no teaching or administrative duties. There are generous funds available under the project for attending conferences and conducting research visits. 

This post is fixed-term for 3 years, starting on or as soon as possible after 1 September 2019 by mutual agreement. Informal enquiries about the role can be made to Dr Matthias Ehrhardt (, however, please ensure that your application is submitted via the University website, including an academic CV.

Shortlisted candidates will be interviewed via Skype on 29 August 2019.

The closing date for this job opportunity has now passed, and applications are no longer being accepted for this position

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