|From||"Roger Brugge" <email@example.com>|
|Date||Thu, 25 Oct 2012 13:46:33 +0000|
Research Associate in Statistics for Natural Hazards, - Ref:1288815 Applications are invited for the position of Research Associate, to be heldjointly in the UCL Department of Statistical Science and Institute for Risk and Disaster Reduction. The postholder will conduct research in Statistics related to the £2m interdisciplinary consortium RACER (Robust Assessment and Communication of Environmental Risk) funded by the Probability, Uncertainty and Risk in the Environment (PURE) program of the Natural Environment Research Council (NERC). The research will focus in particular on models for seismic and tsunami hazards and involves using state-of-the-art statistical methodology for uncertainty assessment and calibration of computer codes. Candidates should hold or be close to completing a PhD (or equivalent qualification) in statistical methodology or applied statistics. It is essentialthat the successful candidate will have experience of Bayesian methods anduncertainty quantification of complex computer models. The post is available from January 2013 (or as soon as possible thereafter)and is initially funded for 36 months. Salary (inclusive of London allowance) will be Grade 7 of the UCL salary scale (32,055-33,826GBP per annum). If the successful candidate has not yet been awarded their PhD, the appointment will initially be made as Research Assistant on Grade 6 (28,057-29,585GBP per annum), and the appointee will be regraded to Research Associate on completion of the PhD. Further particulars including a job description and person specification for the post can be accessed athttp://www.ucl.ac.uk/statistics/department/jobs. Informal enquiries regarding the vacancy may be addressed to Dr Serge Guillas, email:firstname.lastname@example.org, tel: +44(0)20 7679 1867. For any queries regarding the application process please contact Dr Russell Evans, email:email@example.com, tel: +44 (0)20 7679 8311. Closing Date: 3 December 2012
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