UNIVERSITY OF THE WITWATERSRAND, JOHANNESBURG
FACULTY OF SCIENCE
School of Computer Science and Applied Mathematics
Description : The School of Computer Science and Applied Mathematics undertakes high-quality research in a wide variety of areas and is home to several NRF rated scientists.
In the domain of Applied Mathematics, the School’s main research areas include symmetry analysis of differential equations, mathematical modelling, control theory, optimization, numerical analysis and fluid and solid mechanics.
Research areas are in mathematics of finance, include but not limited to, portfolio optimization, risk management, risk measurement, stochastic processes in finance and interest rate modelling.
We seek applicants with some research and teaching experience in the area of Optimization.
Applicants must hold a doctorate in Optimization. Some teaching experience at a tertiary institution will be an advantage.
New PhD graduates will be considered.
Duties : The successful applicant will be expected to teach Optimization topics at undergraduate and postgraduate levels, supervise and / or co-supervise honours students, participate in academic administration and develop a productive research programme.