Location: South Kensington Campus
How many people in the world today are visually impaired? Which countries are on track to reach the VISION 2020: The Right to Sight target of eliminating avoidable blindness by the year 2020?
We are seeking an outstanding candidate to work as a Research Associate in Statistical Modeling for Global Health on the data science and statistical challenges of synthesizing a wealth of public health surveys to measure visual impairment in every country of the world over the last three decades.
Working closely with Dr Seth Flaxman (Department of Mathematics and Data Science Institute, Imperial College London) and Professor Rupert Bourne (Anglia Ruskin University, Cambridge), you will liaise with epidemiologists and ophthalmologists who are providing data sources. You will undertake the Bayesian statistical approaches to modelling, understanding, and deriving insights from this data.
A number of publications are envisioned in top public health journals. A large global outreach effort is planned through the IAPB Vision Atlas, to coincide with a global focus on Vision 2020 in the year 2020.
Duties and responsibilities
The successful candidate will undertake the following duties:
Additionally, the post includes teaching cover on undergraduate and master level programmes. The post holder will also carry out personal tutoring and project supervision work within the Department of Mathematics.
The essential requirements for this post are as follows:
*Candidates who have not yet been officially awarded their PhD will be appointed as Research Assistant within the salary range £33,380 - £35,061 per annum.
**Please note that should you be appointed after 1 April 2019, your salary will be within our revised salary scale for employees in the Research category. This salary scale will range from £37,486 to £46,499 per annum. Candidates who have not yet been officially awarded their PhD will be appointed as Research Assistant within the revised salary scale on, £34,397 to £37,486 per annum.
This is a fixed term role for two years, with the possibility of extension.
Further information about Imperial College London, the Department of Mathematics can be found at: http://www.ma.imperial.ac.uk
We offer a very supportive environment for you to develop your research career, with full access to training courses and staff support within the College, including the award winning Postdoc and Fellows Development Centre and the Learning and Development Centre.
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|Salary:||£37,904 to £45,547 per annum*|
|Placed On:||22nd January 2019|
|Closes:||22nd February 2019|
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