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Research Associate (Modeling randomness and uncertainty in biological and physiological multi-scale systems)
Sackville Street, Manchester

Job reference: S&E-08689

Location: Sackville Street, Manchester

Closing date (DD/MM/YYYY): 22/09/2016

Salary: £30,738 to £37,768 per annum

Employment type: Fixed Term

Faculty/Organisation: Science and Engineering

Division: -

Hours per week: Full Time

Contract Duration: ASAP until 30 September 2017

This is an opportunity to join the Statistical Physics and Complex Systems Group the School of Physics & Astronomy at The University of Manchester, and to work on a joint project with the School of Mathematics.

The post is to work on a joint project on modeling randomness and uncertainty in biological and physiological multi-scale systems, and in healthcare related applications. The work is part of a large grant involving theoretical physicists, mathematicians and computer scientists in Manchester, at Brunel University and at the University of Sheffield. You will hold, or be about to obtain, a PhD or equivalent in theoretical physics, applied mathematics or a related area. Experience in modeling systems in physiology or epidemiology, the simulation and analysis of stochastic models or in non-equilibrium statistical physics or uncertainty quantification is highly desirable. You should be well-organised and self-motivated, with excellent communication skills. A publication record in high-quality journals in a relevant area, appropriate to the level of experience is essential.

The School of Physics & Astronomy is committed to promoting equality and diversity, including the Athena SWAN charter for promoting women’s careers in STEMM subjects (science, technology, engineering, mathematics and medicine) in higher education. The School received a Silver Award in 2016 for their commitment to the representation of women in the workplace and we particularly welcome applications from women for this post. Appointment will always be made on merit. The University will actively foster a culture of inclusion and diversity and will seek to achieve true equality of opportunity for all members of its community. For further information, please visit:

Please note that we are unable to respond to enquiries, accept CV's or applications from Recruitment Agencies

Enquiries about the vacancy, shortlisting and interviews:

Name: Dr Tobias Galla


Name: Professor Oliver Jensen


General enquiries:


Tel: 0161 275 4499

Technical support:


Tel: 01565 818 234

Date of External Posting: 08 August 2016

This vacancy will close for applications at midnight on the closing date


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