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Post-Doctoral Research Associate

University of Lincoln - School of Chemistry

Location: Lincoln
Salary: From £37,099 per annum
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Fixed-Term/Contract
Placed On: 15th February 2024
Closes: 5th March 2024
Job Ref: CHS096
 

Please note, this post is fixed term for 36 months, and full time at 1.0 FTE.

Closing Date:   Tuesday 05 March 2024
Interview Date:   Friday 15 March 2024

We are seeking a highly motivated and enthusiastic Post-Doctoral Research Associate to join our team and contribute to a cutting-edge research project funded by Diabetes UK.

This exciting project will involve the application of machine learning techniques, advanced statistical methods, and data science approaches in genetics and precision medicine. You will collaborate with a diverse, international team to lead research projects integrating genetics, metabolic biomarkers, and data from MRI scans of body composition to unveil obesity subtypes, and then investigate their connections to type 2 diabetes, heart disease, hypertension, and various cardiometabolic and non-cardiometabolic conditions. Your goal is to predict risk profiles and responses to diverse weight management interventions, contributing to the advancement of precision medicine in obesity care.

You will need to have a PhD in computer science, statistical genetics, data science, or a related field, however we will also consider candidates with an MSc degree in these fields and industry experience working on similar projects. It is essential that you are proficient in coding using Linux, R, Python, or similar programming languages.

Join our dynamic and collaborative team, working at the forefront of data science, genetics, and precision medicine research. This is an excellent opportunity for a passionate researcher to contribute to ground-breaking projects with the potential for significant impact.

Informal enquiries are welcome and should be made to Dr Hanieh Yaghootkar at HYaghootkar@lincoln.ac.uk.

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You can find out more about working at Lincoln, and everything that we have to offer, at: 

https://www.lincoln.ac.uk/jobopportunities/

We strive for a diverse workforce with the very best employees and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all. The University encourages applications from underrepresented groups inclusive of Black, Asian and other minoritised/marginalised ethnic groups, all gender identities and expressions from the LGBTQIA+ community, candidates with a disability, and those that practise different faiths and beliefs, to enhance our One Community where we strive to be kind, patient, and supportive of each other.

Please note: If you think you may require a visa to work in the UK, please refer to UK Visas and Immigration or UK Visas – Information for Prospective Staff before embarking upon an application, to ensure that you understand the requirements for sponsorship. You may be eligible to work in the UK via other alternative visa routes such as the Global Talent Visa or by having Settlement / ILR; please refer to the UK Visas pages above for further details.

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