Monday 7 September 2020

Postdoc position available in Statistical Genomics

I am seeking someone with a track record in methods development for Statistical Genomics and an interest in Infectious Disease to join the group. The aim of the post is to conduct innovative research within the group's range of interests and to make use of the opportunities afforded by our outstanding collaborators. I would welcome candidates who wish to use the opportunity as a stepping stone to independent funding.

The postdoc will join a team with expertise in microbiology, genomics, evolution, population genetics and statistical inference. Responsibilities will include planning a research project and milestones with help and guidance from the group, preparing manuscripts for publication, keeping records of results and methods and tracking milestones, and disseminating results, including through academic conferences.

We will consider applicants who hold, or are close to completion of, a PhD/DPhil involving statistical methods development, and who have experience of large-scale statistical data analysis, evidence of originating and executing independent academic research ideas, excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to work closely with others in a team.

The position is advertised to 31 December 2021. The application deadline is noon on Thursday 1st October 2020. Visit the University recruitment page to apply.