Job offer available in Scotland Research Associate at University of Glasgow

Job Purpose
To make a leading contribution to the project: “The Science of Rabies Elimination”.

Specifically the post holder will carry out mathematical and statistical analyses and modelling of surveillance data to assess the impacts of control efforts on reducing the incidence of canine rabies and prospects for elimination across different landscapes and geographical settings. To work closely with overseas collaborators conducting rabies surveillance, control and prevention activities to communicate the results of analyses and plan future analyses to both support the research and address immediate needs of practitioners and policymakers. The post holder will conduct, manage and publish research in the area of disease ecology and public health policy as well as assist in managing and directing this complex and challenging project.

Standard Terms & Conditions
Salary will be on the University’s Research and Teaching Grade, level 7, £34,520 – £38,833 per annum.

This post is full time and has funding until 1 October 2019.

New entrants to the University will be required to serve a probationary period of 6 months.

The successful applicant will be eligible to join the Universities’ Superannuation Scheme. Further information regarding the scheme is available from the Superannuation Officer, who is also prepared to advise on questions relating to the transfer of Superannuation benefits.

All research and related activities, including grants, donations, clinical trials, contract research, consultancy and commercialisation are required to be managed through the University’s relevant processes (e.g. contractual and financial), in accordance with the University Court’s policies.

It is the University of Glasgow’s mission to foster an inclusive climate, which ensures equality in our working, learning, research and teaching environment.

We strongly endorse the principles of Athena SWAN, including a supportive and flexible working environment, with commitment from all levels of the organisation in promoting gender equity.

The University of Glasgow, charity number SC004401.

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