Senior Research Fellow

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Oxford, England
Job Type
Full Time
Date Posted
12 days ago

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University of Oxford - Nuffield Department of Medicine

Salary:£41,526 to £49,553 per annum, with a discretionary grade to £54,131 per annum (Grade 8)
Hours:Full Time
Contract Type:Fixed-Term/Contract
Placed On:11th January 2021
Closes:8th February 2021

Nuffield Department of Medicine, Big Data Institute, Li Ka Shing Centre for Health and Information Discovery, Old Road Campus, Oxford, OX3 7LF 

Applications are invited for a Senior Research Fellow to work at the Big Data Institute. This is a unique opportunity to join the world-leading team and contribute to the national response to the pandemic. 

As Senior Research Fellow, you will be leading research on the transmission dynamics of COVID19. You will be working within a team of modellers at the Big Data Institute and with partners in other universities across the UK in a consortium of COVID19 modellers. You will illustrate clear task objectives, organise, and delegate work to other members of the team and coach other members of the group on specialist methodologies or procedures. You will be expected to collaboratively respond to stakeholder requests, analyse data, develop new models to address new questions, and fit models to data. You will also provide guidance for junior members of the research group including research assistants, PhD students, and/or project volunteers. In addition, you will regularly write research articles at a national level for peer-reviewed journals, book chapters and reviews, as well as present papers at national and international conferences, and lead seminars to disseminate research findi! 

You will hold a PhD or D.Phil in mathematical modelling, infectious disease modelling, stochastic processes, computational methods, data analytics statistics or other related areas with post-qualification research experience. You must have a strong publication record and familiarity with the existing literature and research in the field, including publishing code. You will possess sufficient specialist knowledge in the discipline to develop research projects and methodologies and have the ability to independently plan and manage a research project, including a research budget. You will also have demonstrable experience of raising research funds and making grant applications. 

The position is funded by the UK Research and Innovation and is a fixed-term contract until 31 March 2022.

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

Only applications received before 12.00 midday on 8 February 2021 can be considered. Please quote reference 148902 on all correspondence.

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