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Research Associates in Algorithms for High-Performance Numerical Linear Algebra (2 Posts)
Oxford Road, Manchester

Job reference: SAE-017159

Location: Oxford Road, Manchester

Closing date (DD/MM/YYYY): 17/08/2021

Salary: £32,816 to £40,322 per annum depending on relevant experience

Employment type: Fixed Term

Faculty/Organisation: Science and Engineering

School/ Directorate: Department of Mathematics

Hours per week: Full time

Contract Duration: Fixed term 1st September 2021 or as soon as possible thereafter, until 30 November 2022

These posts provide an exciting opportunity to work with Professor Nick Higham in the Numerical Linear Algebra Group ( at the University of Manchester on developing and analysing numerical linear algebra algorithms for current and future high-performance computers.

This is a full time post but applications from individuals seeking part time, job share or flexible working arrangements are also welcome.

The Department of Mathematics and University are committed to the well-being and work-life balance of all staff. In addition to our attractive rewards and benefits we have a suite of family-friendly policies covering flexible working, career breaks and entitlement to enhanced maternity, paternity and adoption leave which are applicable to all employees. For more details on these and other benefits see:

The Department 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 Department holds a Bronze Award for their commitment to the representation of women in the workplace and we particularly welcome applications from women for this post. All appointments will be made on merit. For further information, please visit:                                        

Happy to talk flexible working.

Blended working arrangements may be considered    

Please note that we are unable to respond to enquiries, accept CVs or applications from Recruitment Agencies.

Enquiries about the vacancy, shortlisting and interviews:

Name: Professor Nick Higham


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

Please see the link below for the Further Particulars document which contains the person specification criteria.


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