Research Fellow (80436-087)

University of Warwick - School of Engineering

Fixed term until 31 December 2019

The School of Engineering is seeking to appoint a Research Fellow to work on the MIRA Project funded by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation. You will undertake research on imaging techniques to quantify flight behaviours of mosquitoes, develop systems and instruments and support their deployment with our collaborators at the Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine. You will be expected to contribute to and lead the preparation of journal papers and conference presentations, supervise student projects within the group, and produce and present regular project reports ensuring that the project objectives and deadlines are met.

You will have a developing research profile with the ability to publish high quality research output. You will have excellent IT skills including demonstrable ability to use IT to process data and you will be aware of the requirements of handling and processing biological data. You will be an excellent communicator with strong communication and interpersonal skills.

If you have not yet been awarded your PhD but are near submission or have recently submitted your PhD, any offers of employment will be made as Research Assistant on level 5 of the University grade structure. Upon successful award of your PhD and evidence of this fact, you will be promoted to Research Fellow on the first point of the level 6 of the University grade structure.

The University aims to promote work life balance for all employees and the School of Engineering will consider a range of possible flexible working arrangements in order to recruit the best candidate.

If you have not yet been awarded your PhD but are near submission or have recently submitted your PhD, any offers of employment will be made as Research Assistant on level 5 of the University grade structure (£28,453 pa). Upon successful award of your PhD and evidence of this fact, you will be promoted to Research Fellow on the first point of level 6 of the University grade structure (£29,301 pa).

Full details of the duties and selection criteria for this role are found in the vacancy advert on the University of Warwick jobs page. You will be routed to this when you click on the Apply button below.

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