Postdoctoral Research Assistant in Blockchain

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Salary Range: 

£32,236 - £39,609 p.a.

Appointment Term: 

1 year Fixed-term

Closing Date: 

Friday, November 2, 2018 - 12:00


We invite applications for a Postdoctoral Research Assistant position to work with Professor Hanqing Jin and Dr Ning Wang at the Oxford-Nie Financial Big Data Lab, Mathematical Institute, University of Oxford. This is a full-time, 1 year fixed term position and funded by VeChain Foundation.

The successful candidate will be a member of a research group with responsibility for carrying out research as part of the project under the supervision of the grant holder Professor Hanqing Jin.  The successful candidate will perform mathematical and/or computational research in the area of blockchain.  They will write this up for publication and will fully participate in the activities of the Lab. They will also be given the opportunity to undertake teaching which will not exceed 3 hours per week for 24 weeks per annum.

Applicants will be expected to have, or be close to completing, a PhD in mathematics, computer science or a related discipline, possess sufficient specialist knowledge in the discipline to work within established research programmes together with a track record of relevant published work concomitant with experience.

Please direct informal enquiries to the Recruitment Administrator (email:, quoting vacancy reference 137247.

Applicants should read the job description before writing their application. You will be required to upload a letter setting out how you meet the selection criteria, a curriculum vitae including full list of publications, a statement of research interests and the contact details of two referees as part of your online application.  (NOTE: Applicants are responsible for contacting their referees and making sure that their letters are received by the closing date).

Applications for this vacancy are to be made online.  To apply for this post and for further details, including the job description and selection criteria, please click on the link below

Only applications received before 12:00 noon UK time on Friday 2nd November 2018 can be considered.

Committed to equality and valuing diversity.

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