The position will involve working as part of a research programme that is investigating the epidemiology of parasite infections in animals under climate change.
The purpose of the project is primarily to adapt, develop further and validate existing epidemiological simulation models to consider the impact of targeted selective treatment (TST) of gastrointestinal nematodes in cattle, on both parasite population dynamics and herd performance.
This post is for 24 months, starting 1st May 2019.
Type of contract: Temporary
Job status: Full-time
Hours per week: 37
The successful Research Fellow will:
• Have or be about to obtain a relevant PhD in veterinary parasitology or a closely related research area
• At least 3 years' recent relevant research experience to include experience in quantitative methods such as mathematical modelling, computer simulation, and/or advanced statistical analysis of biological data, to include computer programming experience using R, Matlab, Python, or other language relevant to the project
Anticipated interview date: Monday 18 March 2019
Salary scale: £33,199 - £39,610 per annum (potential to progress to £43,266 per annum through sustained exceptional contribution)
For full criteria and to apply online, visit www.qub.ac.uk/jobs. You must clearly demonstrate how you are meeting the criteria on your application. For further information or assistance contact Resourcing Team, Queen's University Belfast, BT7 1NN. Telephone (028) 9097 3044 or email on resourcing_arroba_qub.ac.uk
Closing date: Wednesday 6 March 2019