Postdoctoral Computational Biologist

University of Oxford - Tropical Medicine and Global Health

Grade 7: £31,076 - £38,183 p.a. with overseas allowance

This is a re-advertisement, previous applicants need not apply.

We are seeking to recruit a postdoctoral computational biologist who will play a key role in the bacterial resistance analysis group within the mathematical modelling team at the Mahidol-Oxford Tropical Medicine Research Unit (Bangkok). Our research group is aiming to improve our understanding of the spread of drug-resistant bacteria and to help develop and evaluate interventions to combat their spread. The post will be based in Bangkok, Thailand.

As the successful candidate, you will have a PhD or equivalent with experience covering at least one of the following: mathematical modelling, biostatistics, bioinformatics. Experience of analysing large or complex data-sets and experience in scientific programming (ideally including knowledge of R) is essential for this role. You will have experience of managing your own academic research and associated activities with ability to contribute ideas for new research projects and research income generation. Prior knowledge of and interest in the population biology of bacteria and antimicrobial resistance would be a distinct advantage.

These positions are available on a full-time basis, fixed-term for 2 years in the first instance.

Only applications received before 12.00 midday on 21 August 2017 will be considered.

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