Job Vacancy: Research Fellow in Market Based Control (Ref. No. S43034)

Applications are invited for a Research Fellow in Market Based Control to work on an EPSRC-funded project on "Market-Based Control of Complex Computational Systems". The research at Cercia, School of Computer Science, University of Birmingham will cut across market-based control, evolutionary games, co-evolution and other related areas.

The successful candidate is expected to have a PhD degree in one of the above areas and have experiences in more than one area. S/he must have excellent analytical skills and research achievements evidenced by publications in leading journals and conferences. New PhDs will be considered, whose achievement or potential may also be assessed by their PhD theses. Strong mathematical background and excellent computational skills are essential. Also essential are communication (both oral and written) and people skills, ability to work independently as well as a team member, and ability to take initiatives and be proactive. The successful candidate will be rewarded with an outstanding research environment that will support his/her research career.

Starting salary GBP23,457 a year, in the range of GBP23,457 to GBP30,607 a year (potential progression on performance once in post to GBP32,490). This post is available with immediate effect for a period of 28 months.

Informal enquiries to Prof Xin Yao, E-mail:, Tel: +44 121 414 3747.

Application forms (returnable by 21 July 2006) and details from

Human Resources
University of Birmingham
Edgbaston, Birmingham B15 2TT
Tel: +44 121 415 9000,
Please quote Ref: S43034

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