Vacancy 1 - Research Assistant

A two-year postdoc position is available in the School of Mathematics & Statistics of Glasgow University as part of the SoftMech project, an EPSRC-funded collaborative research project on soft-tissue mechanics with applications to the prognostication of cardiovascular diseases and cancer. Further details about the research centre can be found on the following website:

The postdoc project is part of the Computational Statistics work package. In particular, you will be working on computer-intensive statistical inference in soft-tissue mechanical models based on partial differential equations. The job requires expert knowledge in state-of-the-art machine learning and computational multivariate statistics, especially related to statistical emulation, Bayesian optimisation, robust non-linear regression, uncertainty quantification, Markov chain Monte Carlo, and numerical integration. 

Further details are available from 

reference number 019719. The application deadline is 7 January 2018.

Vacancy 2 - Research Assistant 

You will contribute to a project (Mechanical modelling of a single Cell) working with Prof. R.W. Ogden and Prof. Xiaoyu Luo at the SofTMech Centre. Specifically, the job requires expert knowledge in continuum mechanics and single cell mechanics. The successful candidate will also be expected to contribute to the formulation and submission of research publications and research proposals as well as help manage and direct this complex and challenging project as opportunities allow.

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Salary will be on the University’s Research and Teaching Grade, level 6, £28,098 - £31,604 per annum.

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Vacancy 3 - EPSRC Knowledge Exchange associates 

The University of Glasgow is recruiting three EPSRC KE associates (contract to 31st March 2020), for three of the six themes
• 5G and applications
• Electronic Systems Design
• Healthcare technologies and medical engineering (associated to SofTMech)
• Industrial Biotechnology
• Robotics
• Semiconductor photonics; systems, devices and materials.

The SofTMech Centre is interested in supporting a strong application related to our avenue of research. The closing date for applications is 4th February 2018. Please, use this link to apply