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Research Fellow at the Global Academy of Agriculture and Food Security

Research Fellow
£32,548 - £38,833
Royal (Dick) School of Veterinary Studies

The Global Academy of Agriculture and Food Security, a new cross-disciplinary group at the University of Edinburgh, are seeking a Research Fellow to join a funded project on computational and mathematical modelling of the evolution of resistance within aquaculture. You will work both independently and in teams to produce exciting and high-impact research at the intersection of epidemiological, game theoretic, and population genetic modelling, with the potential for significant work in the area of network optimisation. You will have close links and support within the Global Academy, as well as with researchers in the Roslin Institute, and the Schools of Mathematics and Informatics.

You will have (or expect to soon have) a PhD in mathematics, computing, statistics, quantitative biology, or a related discipline alongside strong programming skills. Experience with noisy or multi-modal data and modelling of complex systems is desirable. Enthusiasm for industry and government engagement is also very important.

The post is fixed term for 3 years and will start on July 1st, 2018, or as soon as possible thereafter. Informal enquiries can be directed to Jessica Enright

Closing Date: 21 May 2018 Vacancy Ref: 043554
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University of Edinburgh
United Kingdom
Closing date
May 21st, 2018
Posted on
April 23rd, 2018 16:55
Last updated
April 24th, 2018 15:28