Senior Postdoctoral Research Scientist in Population Genomics

Big Data Institute (NDM), University of Oxford

Oxford, South East England, United Kingdom

Salary: Grade 8: £40,792 - £48,677 with a discretionary range to £53,174 p.a.

We are seeking a motivated researcher to take a lead role in investigating the use of mosquito genome sequence data to inform and improve computational models of malaria vector population dynamics. You will be involved in the analysis of mosquito genome sequence data generated by MalariaGEN in partnership with the Target Malaria project and other partners. This role provides the opportunity to work with comprehensive data resource spanning both spatial and temporal dimensions and to work at the cutting edge and intersection of statistical population genetics and infectious disease modelling.

The ideal candidate will have a PhD with a substantial quantitative and computational component, or equivalent experience in a commercial setting, experience of processing and analysing large data sets and proven ability to plan and execute complex analytical projects.

The post is full-time and fixed-term until January 2021. An appointment for a Postdoctoral Researcher at Grade 7 (£32,236 - £39,609 p.a.) with appropriate adjustment in the duties, will be considered based on the applicant’s skills and experience.

Applications for this vacancy are to be made online. You will be required to upload a supporting statement and CV as part of your online application.

The closing date for applications is 12.00 noon on 18 January 2019.

Please apply via recruiter’s website.

Quote Reference: University of Oxford-itox_ac-138607