School of Geography and the Environment, South Parks Road, Oxford
Grade 8.1: £41,526 p.a.
We are seeking a Senior Research Associate with interests in flooding, climate, statistics and machine learning. The postholder will be responsible for developing a seamless, data-driven predictive system to quantify changing flood properties from the past through to the future, using a range of climate model outputs and other predictors. They will be responsible for leading and co-authoring papers and presenting the research internationally.
A relevant PhD/DPhil, together with post-qualification research experience in predictive modelling, machine learning, statistics, hydrology, or climatology is essential, along with a strong publication record and familiarity with the existing literature and research in the field. The successful candidate will also possess strong coding skills in R or Python (not Matlab) with experience developing predictive models. An ability to manage academic research, budget and associated activities and excellent oral and written communication skills are also essential.
This is a full-time post for 2 years starting from October 2021.
Applications are particularly welcome from candidates who identify as female or BAME, who are under-represented in academic posts in Oxford. SoGE is committed to equality and values diversity.
Applications for this vacancy are to be made online. You will be required to upload a CV and supporting statement as part of your online application.
The closing date for applications is 12.00 noon on Thursday 29 July 2021. Interviews will be held in early August 2021.
|Contact Person :||HR Administrator||Vacancy ID :||151606|
|Contact Phone :||01865 285081||Closing Date & Time :||29-Jul-2021 12:00|
|Contact Email :||[email protected]|
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