Research Fellow: Disease epidemiological/evolutionary modelling (UK) ~

5 de septiembre de 2013

Research Fellow: Disease epidemiological/evolutionary modelling (UK)

Disease epidemiological/evolutionary modelling positions are available
in the group of Mike Boots at the University of Exeter

Job title Associate Research Fellow or Research Fellow

Job reference                   P45595

Application closing date        23/09/2013

Location Cornwall

Salary Salary in the range of £24,766 to £32,267 per annum depending
on qualifications and experience.

Package Generous holiday allowances, flexible working, pension scheme
and relocation package (if applicable)

The College of Life and Environmental Sciences wishes to recruit up to
three full time Associate Research Fellows or Research Fellows to join
the group of Professor Mike Boots, working in collaboration with Angus
Buckling, Britt Koskella (Exeter), Andrew White (Heriot Watt) Jaap de
Roode, and Berry Brosi (Emory). These NERC and BBSRC funded posts are
available for a minimum period of 12 months (up to 36 months) and will
be based at the Penryn Campus in Cornwall.

The successful applicants will develop epidemiological, ecological and
evolutionary mathematical and computer models of infectious disease
interactions in a number of pure and applied contexts.

Applicants will be able to develop ecological or evolutionary models as
appropriate using current and potentially novel frameworks.  Knowledge of
ecological, epidemiological, eco-evolutionary, quantitative or population
genetic modelling techniques are essential while experience in infectious
disease modelling is desirable.

Applicants will possess a relevant PhD and be able to demonstrate
sufficient knowledge in the discipline and of research methods and
techniques to work within established research programmes.

For further information please contact Mike Boots, e-mail .

We welcome applications from candidates interested in working part-time
hours or job-sharing arrangements.

For appointment at Associate Research Fellow level, the starting
salary will be from GBP 24,766 to GBP 27,854 on Grade E, depending on
qualifications and experience. For appointment at Research Fellow level,
the starting salary will be GBP 32,267 on Grade F. Appointment at Grade
F will be subject to additional criteria and role responsibilities as
defined in the job description.

To view the Job Description and Person Specification document please go to

Interviews are expected to take place in the week of 30th September.

The College is working towards department Silver Athena SWAN awards as a
commitment to providing equality of opportunity and advancing the
representation of women in STEM/M subjects: science, technology,
engineering, mathematics and medicine.

The University of Exeter is an equal opportunity employer which is
'Positive about Disabled People'. Whilst all applicants will be judged on
merit alone, we particularly welcome applications from groups currently
underrepresented in the workforce.


Please send your CV, covering letter and the details of three referees,
along with a completed application and equal opportunities form to Mike
Boots quoting the reference number P45595 in any

To download the application and equal opportunities form please follow
the below links;

Mike Boots
Professor of Disease Biology
College of Life and Environmental Sciences University of Exeter Cornwall
Campus Penryn TR10 9EZ

Tel: (+44) 1326 25 5735

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