Leverhulme Research Centre in Forensic Science - PDRA in Statistics

University of Dundee - Leverhulme Research Centre for Forensic Science

Summary of Job Purpose and Principal Duties

48 months

The Leverhulme Research Centre for Forensic Science is a 10 year £10 Million project with the remit to disrupt positively the current forensic science ecosystem. We are looking for a statistician to join our team with a particular skill set in probabilistic reasoning including the Bayesian approach to data interpretation. As a key appointment in the £10m Leverhulme Research Centre for Forensic Science you will help to reinforce the scientific validity of evidence in the courtroom.

The Post-Doctoral Research Assistant within the Leverhulme Centre will be part of the core research team along with the Principal Investigators. You will work on innovative, inter-disciplinary research, engage in the development of collaborative research activities and provide leadership on projects requiring statistical expertise. As part of the team you will be an active contributor to projects, to drive Forensic Science forward and generate maximum impact within the community.

Please see job desctiption for full details.

Closing date for this post is 27 August 2017

Additional Information

The University of Dundee is a diverse community and is committed to equality of opportunity for all by providing a supportive, flexible and inclusive working environment. We have family friendly policies (including flexible working and childcare vouchers), staff groups for LGBT and BME; and prayer room facilities.

The University of Dundee has received the Athena SWAN Bronze Award (Athena Swan) which recognises the promotion of gender equality and has made further commitment to advancing inclusive culture which supports and encourages all under-represented groups.

The University of Dundee is a Scottish Registered Charity, No. SC015096.

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