Research Fellow in Statistics - University of Southampton, UK
Salary: £27,578 - £33,884
Applications are invited for a two-year postdoctoral Research Fellowship in Statistics in the Southampton Statistical Sciences Research Institute (S3RI, http://www.southampton.ac.uk/s3ri) at the University of Southampton. The Research Fellow will also be a member of the Statistics Group within Mathematics (www.southampton.ac.uk/maths).
This fellowship is part of a collaborative research project led by Dr David Woods between statisticians in S3RI and Mathematics, and chemists, engineers and statisticians at GlaxoSmithKline Research and Development (GSK).
The successful candidate will have, or be about to obtain, a PhD in Statistics, or equivalent research experience, and will have good communication skills and be able to interact effectively with collaborators in Statistics and other scientific disciplines. A background in Bayesian methods, nonparametric modelling or design and analysis of experiments is desirable.
The main role of the Fellow will be to research new methods for the design and analysis of cost-effective, multi-factor and sequential experiments, including for nonparametric and nonlinear mixed effects models. The Fellow will also work closely with GSK scientists to enable them to embed methods in their experimental programmes.
The post will commence on Monday 3 September 2012, or as soon as possible thereafter. Informal enquiries are encouraged and may be made to Dr David Woods, telephone +44 (0)23 8059 5117, email: [log in to unmask]
The closing date for this position is Monday 2 April 2012. The provisional date for interviews if Thursday 3 May 2012. Online application and further details are available at www.jobs.soton.ac.uk/Vacancy.aspx?ref=098512WT or from www.soton.ac.uk/jobs by searching on reference 098512WT. This reference number should be quoted on all correspondence.
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