Research Assistant Vacancy in Evolutionary Scheduling

From: Uwe Aickelin (
Date: Wed Oct 09 2002 - 20:43:44 MEST

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    School of Informatics University of Bradford UK

    An EPSRC-funded research assistant position is available at the
    University of Bradford, for a project in the Modelling, Optimisation,
    Scheduling and Intelligent Computing (MOSAIC) research group, within
    the School of Informatics. The group is internationally renowned for
    its research and currently has four full time staff members and
    several research assistants and PhD students.

    The research assistant will work on a project entitled "The
    Supervisor: Towards A Human Scheduling Algorithm". The long-term aim
    of this research is to develop a human-like scheduler that learns
    during scheduling. The project will provide the groundwork for this
    goal by trying to prove the concept. The successful applicant will be
    responsible for conducting a feasibility study into a learning
    evolutionary scheduling algorithm. The project uses nurse scheduling
    data gathered at a UK hospital.

    Salary for the Research Assistant post will be within the range
    £18,265 to £20,311 per annum, depending on qualifications and
    experience, and will be offered on a fixed-term contract for a period
    of up to 21 months.

    Informal enquiries may be addressed to: Dr Uwe Aickelin, Tel +44
    (01274) 233609,, e-mail Full details of this position can be found

    Candidates should send an application form quoting Reference Number
    RCM2302. Forms are available electronically from
    Send the form and a detailed CV together with the names and addresses
    of at least two referees, to Personnel, University of Bradford,
    Bradford, West Yorkshire, BD7 1DP, UK.

    Closing date: 4 November 2002.
    Dr Uwe Aickelin
    MOSAIC Research Group
    School of Informatics
    University of Bradford
    Bradford BD7 1DP UK

    Tel: +44 (0)1274 233609 Fax: +44 (0)1274 233920

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