|Salary:||UCL Grade 7. The salary range will be £36,770 - £44,388 per annum, inclusive of London Allowance|
|Placed On:||25th November 2021|
|Closes:||21st December 2021|
14.6 hours per week (40% FTE) Contract/Fixed Term: The post is funded until 31st Dec 2023 in the first instance.
Applications are invited for a Research Fellow to join the Department of Genetics, Evolution and Environment.
The post holder will be working in a team based jointly at UCL CBER and Institue of Risk and Disaster Reduction’s Centre Digital Public Health on a global data science health project combining heterogeneous data streams to develop spatial-temporal models of mosquito populations to support early warning systems predicting outbreaks of the Zika virus in tropical regions of Brazil.
The overall objective of this multiannual interdisciplinary project MEWAR is to research, model, develop and evaluate an early warning prediction model using ecological, weather, climatic, socio-economic and healthcare surveillance data and visualize the warnings and risks on a dashboard, in collaboration with other team members and our local partners in Recife and Campina Grande in northwest Brazil where he/she will travel for testing and field work.
PhD (or be studying towards it) in ecology, epidemiology or computer science, or another relevant subject area.
Please note: Appointment at Grade 7 is dependent upon having been awarded a PhD; if this is not the case, initial appointment will be at Research Assistant Grade 6B (Salary £32,217 - £33,958 per annum, including London Allowance) with payment at Grade 7 being backdated to the date of final submission of the PhD thesis (including corrections).
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