UNIVERSITY OF BRISTOL

Senior Research Associate / Senior Research Associate / Research Fellow in Statistical Modelling 

Location
Bristol , City of Bristol (GB)
Posted
09 Oct 2017
End of advertisement period
05 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Senior Research Associate / Senior Research Associate / Research Fellow in Statistical Modelling  

Job number  ACAD102922 
Division/School  Bristol Medical School 
Contract type  Open ended contract staff 
Working pattern  Full time 
Salary  £36,613- £41,212 per annum (Grade J) / £42,418 - £47,722 per annum (Grade K) 
Closing date for applications  05-Nov-2017 

We are recruiting a Senior Research Associate or Research Fellow in statistics, the level of appointment depending on qualifications and experience. This is a 3-year post in the first instance with potential to extend to 4 years.
 
You will be part of a wide-ranging international multi-centre study of zika virus, and will focus on mother-to-child transmission of zika and other mosquito-borne viruses, and the consequences for the fetus, newborn and child. A second area of work will be on incidence, prevalence, and diagnostics of these viruses.
 
You will have a further role in providing statistical advice to other members of the consortium. The work requires a statistician with excellent maths and computing skills, with experience of Bayesian data analysis using Markov chain Monte Carlo, and with an interest in medical research.
 
For informal enquiries contact Professor Tony Ades by email at t.ades@bristol.ac.uk 
 
The University is committed to creating and sustaining a fully inclusive culture.  We welcome applicants from all backgrounds and communities.