Staff Vacancies

 

Departmental Lecturer in Infectious Disease

Salary: Grade 8: 39,992 - 47,722 p.a.

The Department of Zoology proposes to appoint a Departmental Lecturer in Infectious Disease. This is a fixed-term position for 4 years.

The postholder will be expected to undertake research in an area of quantitative infectious disease biology. In addition to primary research, the successful candidate will be expected to run a series of second year computer classes on Infectious Disease Modelling and Control, as well as take part in other teaching and departmental duties. The successful candidate will have a PhD and research specialisation in the field of infectious disease biology, have a strong research and publication record, a viable research plan that complements or forms part of current research in the Department and have a strong understanding of infectious disease dynamics.

You will be required to upload a supporting statement and CV as part of your online application.

Only applications received before 12.00 midday on Wednesday 3 January 2018 can be considered.

Please note that the University of Oxford's retirement policy has changed. With effect from 1 October 2017, all employees at Grade 8 and above have a retirement age of the 30 September before the 69th birthday. All employees at Grades 1-7 do not have a set retirement age. Further details are available here: www.ox.ac.uk/about/jobs/preemploymentscreening.

  • Apply now (Closing date: Noon, 3 January 2018)
 

Postdoctoral Research Assistant - Molecular Evolutionary Modelling of Pathogen Gene Sequences

Salary: Grade 7: 31,604 - 38,833 p.a.

The Department of Zoology are looking to recruit a postdoctoral scientist with experience of molecular evolutionary modelling, with an emphasis on substitution models capable of incorporating context-dependent evolution and structural information. The candidate will undertake research at the interface of evolutionary biology, infectious disease, and computational statistics and will join the research group of Professor Oliver Pybus.

The main responsibilities of the role will be to undertake innovative research in the field of molecular evolutionary modelling of pathogen gene sequences and contribute and develop ideas for new research projects. The postholder will also carry out collaborative projects with colleagues in Oxford and partner institutions.

The successful candidate should hold a PhD in molecular evolution, phylogenetics, or statistical genetics, have a strong understanding of computational molecular evolution and theoretical statistics and have the ability to undertake high quality scientific research in the field of molecular evolution.

This is a full-time fixed-term post for 12 months.

You will be required to upload a supporting statement and CV as part of your online application.

Only applications received before 12.00 midday on Friday 5 January 2018 can be considered.

Please note that the University of Oxford's retirement policy has changed. With effect from 1 October 2017, all employees at Grade 8 and above have a retirement age of the 30 September before the 69th birthday. All employees at Grades 1-7 do not have a set retirement age. Further details are available here: www.ox.ac.uk/about/jobs/preemploymentscreening.

  • Apply now (Closing date: Noon, 5 January 2018)

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