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Postdoc in Math/Stat modelling of genetic/genomic data, UNSW Sydney
miércoles, 08 de agosto de 2018

Postdoc in Math/Stat modelling of genetic/genomic data, UNSW Sydney
* One of Australia’s leading research & teaching universities
* Vibrant campus life with a strong sense of community & inclusion
* Enjoy a career that makes a difference by collaborating & learning from the best
* At UNSW, we pride ourselves on being a workplace where the best people come to do their best work.

The School of Biotechnology and Biomolecular Sciences (BABS) in the Faculty of Science has an international reputation in biotechnology, molecular and cellular biology, and microbiology, including proteomics and genomics, gene regulation, metabolism, environmental microbiology and infectious diseases. BABS teaches approximately 2,000 full-time equivalent students, and has 34 academics, 28 postdoctoral research associates or fellows, approximately 20 other research staff, 152 higher degree research students, 12 technical officers and 4 administrative staff. The School’s yearly operational budget is approximately $10M, with available research funds of approximately $9 million annually.

About the role
* $91K - $98K plus 9.5% Superannuation and annual leave loading
* Fixed Term – 12 months
* Full-time 35 hours per week
* The Postdoctoral Research Associate will conduct research to understand the evolution of micro-organisms in terms of their natural history. The research involves mathematical/computational modelling of microbial evolution and/or statistical analysis of genetic/genomic data.
This position is available for 12 months, with the possibility of further extension.

About the successful applicant
To be successful in this role you will have:
* A PhD in a quantitative discipline such as theoretical biology, bioinformatics, mathematics, statistics, physics or computer science
* Demonstrated research experience in quantitative areas such as mathematical modelling or biostatistics
* Proficient in the use of Linux or Unix and computer languages (e.g. R.)
* Demonstrated experience in delivering presentations
* Demonstrated experience in the preparation of written research reports and manuscripts
* Demonstrated ability and willingness to assist in the mentoring and supervision of research students
* Excellent verbal and written communication skills
* Demonstrated ability to work effectively and collaboratively as part of a research team
* Demonstrated ability to manage and complete projects
* Excellent organisational and time management skills with the capacity to deliver high quality outcomes to deadlines
* Knowledge of health and safety responsibilities and commitment to attending relevant health and safety training
* You should systematically address the selection criteria listed within the position description in your application. Please apply online - applications will not be accepted if sent to the contact listed.

Suzanne Busby, School Manager
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Applications close: 12 August 2018

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School of Mathematics & Statistics
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