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Location: Oxford Vaccine Group, CCVTM, Churchill Hospital, Oxford The Oxford Vaccine Group is seeking an enthusiastic statistician or epidemiologist to work on vaccine research of global importance to the health of populations. The ideal candidate would have an interest in vaccines or infectious disease research and be keen to contribute their data analysis skills to the highly successful vaccine development programme in Oxford. The post-holder will join a team of (currently) 9 statisticians and epidemiologists who work closely together to deliver detailed analysis of clinical trials and observational studies across a broad range of research areas. This will include a wide range of COVID-19 research projects but may also include studies of typhoid, pneumococcoal disease, measles, RSV, Ebola, influenza and other vaccine-preventable diseases. As well as contributing to the teams efforts, you will have opportunities to develop your own research ideas and contribute to academic publications. To succeed in this post you will hold a master degree in statistics, or a related subject and have excellent communication skills and a commitment to producing accurate and appropriate analyses in a timely fashion, strong analytical skills, an enquiring and flexible attitude, and an interest in working collaboratively with researchers from different disciplines will also be important components for success. This is a full-time post located at the Centre for Clinical Vaccinology and Tropical Medicine at Churchill Hospital, Oxford OX3 7LE and is offered for 2 years in the first instance. For further details or an information discussion, please contact Dr Xinxue Liu using the contact details below. You will be required to upload a CV and Supporting Statement as part of your online application. The Supporting Statement should include a cover letter and should also clearly describe how you meet each of the selection criteria listed in the job description. Click here.) for information and advice on writing an effective Supporting Statement. (include hyperlink: www.jobs.ox.ac.uk/cv-and-supporting-statement) Only online applications received before 12:00 midday on 14/09/2022 will be considered. Interviews will be held as soon as possible thereafter.
Xi'an Jiaotong - Liverpool University – Department of Foundational Mathematics University Overview Located in Suzhou, China, Xi’an Jiaotong-Liverpool University (XJTLU) is a young, dynamic and EMI university founded in 2006, and is a unique collaborative institution and first joint-venture university in China to offer both UK (University of Liverpool) and Chinese (Ministry of Education) accredited undergraduate degrees for more than 100 programmes. XJTLU also aims to become truly research-led and has committed significant investment into research development and the expansion of master’s and PhD student numbers on campus. The university has over 18,000 students and nearly 1000 academic staff representing in excess of 90 nationalities. For detailed information about the university, please visit www.xjtlu.edu.cn Department Overview The Department of Foundational Mathematics is responsible for the delivery of mathematics teaching to Year 1 students. The Department has formed a highly professional team of teaching staff which consists of well-trained PhD’s from Western and Chinese first-rate universities, and some renowned senior professors with rich teaching experience. The Department of Foundational Mathematics invites strong applications for these positions to begin as soon as possible. Responsibilities and Duties We are looking for future colleagues who can Deliver lectures of Calculus, Linear Algebra, Statistics and mathematical modelling in English to UG Year 1 students. Undertake appropriate research, including scientific research in mathematical sciences and pedagogical research in the teaching of university mathematics. Provide administrative service to the department and university committees. Personal Attributes Preference will be given to applicants who have shown outstanding promise in research and teaching. It is important to note that a successful applicant must be able to teach in English as XJTLU’s working and instructional language is English. Essential Qualifications/Experiences A PhD degree in mathematics or a closely aligned discipline is required. Ideally few years of teaching/research experience at a university or equivalent after completion of PhD degree. Publications record in an area of expertise. Good communication skills and strong team player. High sense of responsibility. Fluency in English. DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS/EXPERIENCE: Strong knowledge/experience in international higher education. Compensation Package Range of Annual Base Pay: Lecturer: 280k-320k RMB Assistant Professor: 360k-400k RMB Associate Professor: 450k-490k RMB Senior Associate Professor: 540k-580k RMB Professor: Above 620k RMB, negotiable Members of Academic Staff are entitled to subsidies for accommodation, travel, and children’s education, medical insurance, and a one-time relocation allowance is provided. Overseas staff may receive a tax “holiday,” depending on nationality and personal circumstances. Citizenship and Visa Regulations Employment at Xi’an Jiaotong-Liverpool University is regulated by Chinese Labour Laws, and must comply with the regulations of the provincial government. These regulations stipulate who is eligible for legal employment with regard to obtaining work permits and visas. Please be advised candidates over 65 may be not eligible for PRC work visa. To Apply Please send your application online. Applications must be submitted in a single pdf file that includes 3 parts in the order of: A cover letter A current CV, including date of birth, country of citizenship, and highest degree level Contact Details for Three References Applications should be received by the closing date stated above. For specific enquiries relating to the position, please email Head of Department Dr. Rui Zhang at [email protected] Informal enquiries may be addressed to HR at [email protected] Please quote the position and job ID (1749) in your enquiry.
De Montfort University (DMU) is an ambitious, globally-minded institution with a relentless focus on delivering quality teaching and learning, and a campus-wide focus on providing a sector-leading student experience. A culturally rich university with a palpable commitment to the public good, it strives to maintain a stimulating and inclusive environment where staff and students are able to thrive. The university is a vibrant, multicultural hub of learning, creativity and innovation that never surrenders to convention. Our success is built on a fantastic student experience coupled with award-winning teaching and world-class facilities that help students develop the skills and attitudes employers demand. Faculty / Directorate The Leicester Media School in the Faculty of Computing, Engineering and Media, De Montfort University, is seeking to appoint two lecturers in Media and Communication. The successful candidates will contribute to undergraduate teaching, enhance and expand our postgraduate provision, and support research activities. Teaching commitments will include contributions to established undergraduate modules and will be expected to take on leadership of modules. The creation and delivery of pedagogical material, including online work, will form a central element of the candidate’s responsibilities, as will undergraduate tutoring and support. The postholder will have excellent organisational skills and demonstrate the ability to communicate effectively with all members of the University community. In accordance with the University's commitment to diversity and the public good - and the internationalisation of the curriculum and research environment - applicants will be familiar with the principles enshrined in Equality, Diversity and Inclusion programmes, and will support our efforts to embed sustainability in the curriculum. Role We are specifically seeking candidates in the following areas. In your application, please specify where your expertise will best fit. Post 1: In terms of teaching, we are particularly keen to appoint candidates with the skills to teach theoretical and practical modules focused on creative digital media design and production, preferably including web design. Broader understanding of issues in Media and Communication is also helpful. In terms of research, the appointee will work closely with the Director of the Media Discourse Centre alongside the Deputy Director, the Head of School, and the Associate Dean for Research (CEM), to reinforce the public profile of the Centre, the School, and the wider Faculty. The successful candidate will hold, or will be about to complete, a PhD in media or a closely associated field, and will have produced outputs on media, communication, political discourse and/or related topics (appropriate work could include work within the field of social justice movements, feminist media studies, digital media, and political discourse). We are seeking and candidate with expertise in the broad research field of Media Discourse and transnational social movements. This position is on a permanent, full time (37 hours per week) basis. Enquires relating to this role should be addressed to Professor Stuart Price, at [email protected] Post 2: In terms of teaching, we are particularly keen to appoint candidates with the skills to teach critical and cultural approaches to games and potentially other forms of digital media. Again, broader understanding of issues in Media and Communication is also helpful. In terms of research, the appointee will work closely with the Director of the Media and Communications Research Centre to reinforce the public profile of the Centre, the School, and the wider Faculty. The successful candidate will hold, or will be about to complete, a PhD in media or a closely associated field. We are seeking and candidate with expertise in the broad research field of cultural and critical approaches to media. This position is on a permanent, full time (37 hours per week) basis. Enquires relating to this role should be addressed to Dr Simon Mills at [email protected] If you have a general query about either post or working at DMU, you can also contact Dr James Russell, Head of the Leicester Media School, at [email protected] Ideal Candidate The ideal candidate for either role will have a PhD or a PhD near completion as well as a first degree in a relevant subject. You will have also have excellent communication and team working/collaborative skills. For more information about the roles please click on the job description and person specification. If you are interested in the role please click on apply where you will need to complete an application form.