Post-doc in Mathematical Modelling

Sydney, Australia
10 Jan 2019
End of advertisement period
24 Feb 2019
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

UNSW Medicine 

  • One of the Asia-Pacific’s leading research intensive Universities
  • Strong regional and global engagement
  • Cutting edge facilities and equipment

At UNSW, we pride ourselves on being a workplace where the best people come to do their best work.

The Kirby Institute is a leading global research institute dedicated to the prevention and treatment of infectious diseases. Established in 1986 in response to the then emerging HIV epidemic, the Kirby Institute now contributes to knowledge on a broad range of diseases, including viral hepatitis and sexually transmissible infections. 

About the role

  • $75K-$123K plus 17% superannuation and leave loading (pro-rata)
  • Fixed Term (24  months)
  • Full-time or Part-time

This position will focus on the mathematical modelling of experimental data on parasite dynamics during malaria infection and treatment in both human and animal infection. This will involve developing familiarity with the parasitology literature and the underlying biology, biostatistical analysis, and ODE and stochastic modelling.

About you

To be successful in this role you will have:

  • Demonstrated mathematics, statistics, or computer programming skills relevant to modelling of experimental data.
  • Interest in modelling in immunology and infection dynamics.
  • Proven evidence of publications in peer reviewed journals
  • Success in funding applications, student supervision and superior publication output required at the higher levels
  • Post graduate degree, preferably PhD, in mathematics / physics/statistics or other quantitative discipline at the lower level and a PhD in Statistic or Mathematics at the higher level

You should systematically address all the selection criteria in your application.

Contact: Professor Miles Davenport, Program Head IAP


T: 02 9385 2762

Applications close: Sunday, 24 February 2019

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