UNIVERSITY OF CAMBRIDGE

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@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@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.