D74668R - Research Assistant/Associate (Statistical Modeller)
 

Salary:            £26,829 to £28,452 (PhD not awarded)                                                             
                       £29,301 to £38,183 (PhD Awarded)

Closing date:  25 August 2017

We are seeking to appoint a Research Associate in Statistics to the 4-year Natural Environment Research Council funded “Highlights” project, Flood-PREPARED: Predicting rainfall events by physical analytics of real-time data. The project is made up of a research team from Newcastle University who will develop an international leading capability for real-time surface water flood risk and impacts analysis for cities.

You will have a PhD in Statistics or a closely related discipline (awarded or in submission); expertise in Bayesian inference and computationally intensive inferential methodology; track record of research in computational Bayesian statistics and developing efficient programs for statistical computing. You will have excellent statistical computing skills, including familiarity with modern statistical tools and libraries; strong programming skills in R and an efficient compiled language like C/C++ or Java/Scala; excellent written and oral communication skills and in addition effective time management skills.

The post is full time and fixed-term for 36 months.

Informal enquiries can be made to Professor Darren Wilkinson or Dr Sarah Heaps (darren.wilkinson@ncl.ac.uk) or Dr Sarah Heaps (sarah.heaps@ncl.ac.uk)

School of Mathematics & Statistics: http://www.ncl.ac.uk/maths
 

Please click here for further details 

The University holds a silver Athena SWAN award in recognition of our good employment practices for the advancement of gender equality.  The University also holds the HR Excellence in Research award for our work to support the career development of our researchers, and is a member of the Euraxess initiative supporting researchers in Europe.

 
Please be advised that due to a new minimum salary threshold of £30,000 per annum imposed by the UKVI, this post may not qualify for University sponsorship under Tier 2 of the points based system.

Faculty/Services
Faculty of Science, Agriculture & Engineering
Unit
Mathematics, Statistics and Physics
Sub Unit
Mathematics and Statistics
Staff Category
Research
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Hours of Work
Full Time
Location
Newcastle upon Tyne
 
Salary:            £26,829 to £28,452 (PhD not awarded)                                                             
                       £29,301 to £38,183 (PhD Awarded)

Closing date:  25 August 2017

We are seeking to appoint a Research Associate in Statistics to the 4-year Natural Environment Research Council funded “Highlights” project, Flood-PREPARED: Predicting rainfall events by physical analytics of real-time data. The project is made up of a research team from Newcastle University who will develop an international leading capability for real-time surface water flood risk and impacts analysis for cities.

You will have a PhD in Statistics or a closely related discipline (awarded or in submission); expertise in Bayesian inference and computationally intensive inferential methodology; track record of research in computational Bayesian statistics and developing efficient programs for statistical computing. You will have excellent statistical computing skills, including familiarity with modern statistical tools and libraries; strong programming skills in R and an efficient compiled language like C/C++ or Java/Scala; excellent written and oral communication skills and in addition effective time management skills.

The post is full time and fixed-term for 36 months.

Informal enquiries can be made to Professor Darren Wilkinson or Dr Sarah Heaps (darren.wilkinson@ncl.ac.uk) or Dr Sarah Heaps (sarah.heaps@ncl.ac.uk)

School of Mathematics & Statistics: http://www.ncl.ac.uk/maths
 

Please click here for further details 

The University holds a silver Athena SWAN award in recognition of our good employment practices for the advancement of gender equality.  The University also holds the HR Excellence in Research award for our work to support the career development of our researchers, and is a member of the Euraxess initiative supporting researchers in Europe.

 
Please be advised that due to a new minimum salary threshold of £30,000 per annum imposed by the UKVI, this post may not qualify for University sponsorship under Tier 2 of the points based system.