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Postdoc on integrating genomic and epidemiological outbreak modelling at the University of Melbourne

Job no: 0052958
Work type: Fixed Term
Location: Parkville, Melbourne, Australia
Salary: AUD 75,289 - 102,163 (Level A)
Role & Superannuation rate: Academic - Full time - 17% super

About the Position:
You will hold an advanced degree (PhD or equivalent) in the field on mathematics and statistics, or epidemiology, applied to modelling complex biological systems and have 2-5 years’ experience in phylogenetic/phylodynamic modelling along with the ability to code Bayesian statistical algorithms in a software programming language that interfaces well with R. As an experienced scientific researcher, you will hold a record of high-quality peer reviewed publications and scientific presentations, demonstrated ability to engage industry audiences and collaborators in the research outputs to ensure the broad uptake and impact of the research. The ability to work with and within a multidisciplinary team, with excellent communication and interpersonal skills will be required along with excellent problem-solving, time allocation and accurate record keeping abilities.

The position will be located at the Parkville campus of the University of Melbourne, in a collaboration between with the Melbourne Veterinary School, the Peter Doherty Institute and external partners.

A current working with children’s check is a requirement for this role.

Only applicants who are currently living in Australia or New Zealand and/or have full work rights to work in Australia will be considered for this position. Any changes to Australian Government restrictions on international travel into Australia will apply.

Applications close: 15 Jun 2021 11:55 PM AUS Eastern Standard Time

The University of Melbourne
Closing date
June 15th, 2021
Posted on
June 2nd, 2021 04:52
Last updated
June 2nd, 2021 04:52