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Postdoctoral Research Fellow in Applied Mathematics and Statistics at University of Birmingham

Postdoctoral Research Fellow in Applied Mathematics and Statistics
School of Mathematics, University of Birmingham
Salary: £32,348 to £42,155, with potential progression once in post to £44,737
Closing date: 8 January 2022

The School of Mathematics welcomes applications for a Research Fellowship in Applied Mathematics and Statistics to work with Dr Panayiota Touloupou and Dr Joaquin M. Prada (University of Surrey) on the Task Force for Global Health funded project "Efficient post-elimination surveillance strategies for Neglected Tropical Diseases (NTDs)". The post-holder will be involved in the development of statistical methods for optimizing NTD diagnostics and sampling strategies for low-prevalence settings, as part of a collaboration with scientists at Lancaster University (Dr Emanuele Giorgi, Dr Claudio Fronterre and Prof Peter Diggle) and leading experts in the World Health Organization and Task Force for Global Health.

The post is available for a period of 12 months. Applicants should have a PhD in Statistics, Mathematics, Epidemiology or related areas awarded or submitted at the time of taking up the position, a strong record of research and publications and familiarity with mathematical or statistical modelling or epidemiology.

The School of Mathematics aims to provide a supportive and friendly environment for staff and research fellows to develop as researchers and lecturers. The School is a supportive and people-focused friendly environment, committed to equality, diversity and inclusivity. We encourage applications from the widest community and provide equal opportunities in our recruitment processes.

For full details and to apply please visit:

Informal enquiries should be directed to Panayiota Touloupou ( Please quote Job Ref 100056 in all enquiries.

University of Birmingham
United Kingdom
Closing date
January 8th, 2022
Posted on
November 18th, 2022 14:03
Last updated
December 7th, 2022 10:30