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Closing dates in November


Postdoctoral Computational Scientist in Disease Modelling (x2)
Dept of Zoology, University of Oxford

Closing date: 24 November 2014

The Department of Zoology at the University of Oxford is looking for a Postdoctoral Computational Scientist for a fixed-term of 4.5 years to lead a programme of research and development at the interface of malaria epidemiology, malaria spatial dynamics and control, statistical analysis, algorithm development, and policy. The postholder will bring together datasets and concepts describing human and mosquito mobility, human malaria infections and epidemiology, human health systems and health seeking behaviour, mosquito ecology, intervention distribution and effectiveness, and human population distributions. They will iteratively modify the resulting software to serve the interests of core constituencies. The main responsibilities will be to undertake innovative applied research in the development and application of malaria models; develop and implement new computational and statistical methods, contribute and develop ideas for new and collaborative research projects, lead the publication and dissemination of research findings; provide scientific advice and support for group members and manage own area of a larger research budget.

£38,511 - £45,954. Click here for more information.



Closing dates in December



Closing dates in January

Wellcome Trust Clinical Research Fellowship (3 Posts)- Health Priorities in Resource-Limited Settings
Faculty of Health and Life Sciences and Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine
Closing date: 16 January 2015

The University of Liverpool and the Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine are seeking to recruit 3 individuals to our eighth annual cohort of Clinical PhD studentships, commencing 1 September 2015 and funded by The Wellcome Trust. The duration of the clinical training fellowship will be for a maximum of 4 years, with the first year based in Liverpool completing an MRes and most or all of the remaining 3 years completing a clinical research PhD based overseas in a lower middle income country (L-MIC), addressing a research question of relevance to local health needs. You must have passed the relevant specialty postgraduate exam e.g. MRCP, MRCS, MRCOphth/FRCOphth Part 1, MRCPsych, MRCOG Part 1, MRCPCH, FRCA Part 1. GPs are advised to contact the office to clarify their eligibility. It is anticipated that most individuals will have already commenced specialist training, but this is not essential. The post is available for 1 year initially, extended by a further 3 years when a PhD proposal is successfully submitted to The Wellcome Trust.

£31,838 - £56,312. Click here for more information.


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