[R-jobs] Research Associate at University of Cambridge

Dr S.D.W. Frost @d|22 @end|ng |rom c@m@@c@uk
Thu Feb 23 13:33:59 CET 2012


Research Associate In Statistical Software 

Grade 7: £27,428.00 to £35,788.00

Start date: 1st May 2012
Limit of Tenure: 30thth April 2013

The successful applicant will work on developing and implementing 
statistical methodology to analyze social network data. This individual 
will implement and document statistical algorithms in the form of packages 
for the R statistical software platform, to help analyze data on 
respondent-driven sampling datasets 
(http://www.respondentdrivensampling.org) as well as on dynamic network 
data generated e.g. by radio frequency identification tagging technology.

You must have a University degree and relevant experience in statistics and 
programming, in particular in R and C/C++. An interest in public health 
aspects of infectious disease is preferred. The candidate should have good 
communication skills, and will be expected to publish manuscripts on 
software packages to journals such as Journal of Statistical Software and 
The R Journal.

For informal enquiries please email Simon Frost at sdf22 using cam.ac.uk
Further particulars are available at: http://www.vet.cam.ac.uk/news/ 

Applicants should supply the following documents:

A letter of application stating areas of interest A full Curriculum Vitae, 
with the names and contact details of three referees A completed 
application form CHRIS/6 available from the Melissa Large on 01223 337055 
or from http://www.vet.cam.ac.uk/news/

Applications should be sent for the attention of Miss Melissa Large, 
Department of Veterinary Medicine, Madingley Road, Cambridge CB3 0ES. 
Applications can be made via email to vetmed using hermes.cam.ac.uk with the 
above documents as word attachments.

Interviews will be held 19th April 2012.
Closing Date for applications  23rd  March 2012 at 12 noon.

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