RESEARCH ASSOCIATE IN APPLIED STATISTICS
DEPARTMENT OF MATHEMATICS AND STATISTICS, UNIVERSITY OF STRATHCLYDE
Applications are invited for a one-year research position in the area of
statistical sampling, to be led by Professor George Gettinby and Dr Alison Gray
in the Department of Mathematics and Statistics, University of Strathclyde.
This project will review existing guidelines for the sampling of aquaculture products coming onto
the UK market both domestically and from overseas,for detection of residues of veterinary
pharmaceuticals. After information gathering, data collection, and investigation of alternative
sampling schemes, computer simulations will be carried out and recommendations will be
made for suitable sampling strategies applicable to aquaculture products.
This one-year post funded by Defra is ideally suited to postdoctoral
applicants with experience and/or interest in statistical sampling
techniques, veterinary epidemiology and food safety, seeking to apply their skills in an
important area relevant to public health. An aptitude for statistical programming is essential.
The applicant will be based at University of Strathclyde, Glasgow, but will meet with
domain experts elsewhere in the UK for information gathering and reporting purposes.
The preferred starting date is 10th January 2011. Applications should be
lodged with Human Resources, University of Strathclyde,McCance Building,
16 Richmond Street, Glasgow, G1 1XQ no later than Wednesday 17th November 2010.
For an application pack and further details visithttp://vacancies.strath.ac.uk
or contact Human Resources, University of Strathclyde, Glasgow G1 1XQ.
Tel. 0141 553 4133, quoting ref: JA/R71/2010.
Informal enquiries regarding the post can be directed to Professor George Gettinby
(email:[log in to unmask]; tel: 0141-548-3654) or
Dr Alison Gray (email:[log in to unmask]; tel: 0141-548-4335).
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