Archive for May, 2012

Postdoctoral Fellowship: Mathematical Immunology

Thursday, May 31st, 2012

Salary will reflect experience and qualifications, between €37,750 and €42,394.

Applications are invited for a postdoctoral position within the applied probability group at the Hamilton Institute, National University of Ireland, Maynooth. The successful candidate will have a Ph.D. in Mathematics, Theoretical Physics, Computer Science or a closely related field, have demonstrable track record in research, and have a strong desire to work on problems coming from immunology.

This is a full-time research position for 3 years to develop theoretical models to explain and extrapolate from data developed on a Human Frontiers Science Programme grant. Partners on the grant include the Netherlands Cancer Institute (NKI, Europe), the Walter and Eliza Hall Institute of Medical Research (WEHI, Australia) and Drexel University (USA).

The Hamilton Institute has one of the largest applied mathematics research groups in Ireland and is an international centre of excellence. It is an inclusive, equal opportunity employer offering attractive conditions and a stimulating research environment.

To apply for this post, candidates should submit a detailed CV, including a list of publications, motivation letter, a summary of scientific interests and expertise, as well as the names and addresses of two referees to:

The closing date for applications is 31 August 2012.

Hamilton Institute TwinLin project show-cased at Innovation Ireland Colloquium in Berlin

Thursday, May 3rd, 2012

The TwinLin project led by Prof. Robert Shorten of the Hamilton Institute featured at the Innovation Ireland Colloquium held in Berlin on April 25th as an exemplar of Irish-German research co-operation. The project is a partnership between the Hamilton Institute, Fraunhofer Fokus and TU Berlin studying smarter ways to use hybrid electric vehicles to manage pollution in cities. For further details on the TwinLin project, contact Prof. Robert Shorten or see the TwinLin project web page.

The TwinLin team: Arieh Schlote (HI), Thomas Hecker (Fraunhofer), Robert Shorten(HI), Astrid Bergman (TU Berlin), Florian Hauesler (Fraunhofer), Jens Zech (Fraunhofer)

See also SFI press release.