The research group in Mathematical Biology and Medicine in the School of Mathematics has grown considerably in recent years, with research funded by BBSRC, EPSRC, FP7, Unilever, Astra-Zeneca, Dstl, the Leverhulme Trust and the Wellcome Trust.
The School of Mathematics is seeking to appoint an outstanding scientist in the area of stochastic processes in biology and/or medicine, with application in particular to the immune system, to cancer and/or to cardio-vascular disease. This is a unique opportunity for you to join the School of Mathematics and to become a key part of its growth in this field.
You will have a background in computational or applied Mathematical Biology or Medicine, and previous experience in model parameter estimation making use of experimental or clinical data.
You will develop a research profile addressing the mathematical hurdles that must be overcome in order for meaningful progress to be made in Mathematical Biology and Medicine and you will contribute to the School’s ambition to excel in REF2020, with a sustained record of internationally excellent publications and the potential for your research having impact outside Mathematics. You will enhance existing collaborations with the Faculties of Biological Sciences and of Medicine and will co-supervise PhD students and contribute to new teaching activities that incorporate Mathematical Biology and Medicine.
You will co-supervise PhD students and be expected to contribute to the development and delivery of educational materials and programmes at undergraduate, Masters and PhD level.
You will be expected to submit grant applications for research support, and to work with colleagues across the University to submit larger grants. You will already have a substantial fellowship that supports your work, or be a candidate for such a fellowship.
You will have significant proven research experience within the field of Mathematical Biology and Medicine or related areas, the ability to teach at both Undergraduate and Postgraduate level, as well as a clear and compelling vision for personal academic development.
University Grade 8 (£38,511 to £45,954)
For informal enquiries about the role please contact either Professor Carmen Molina-Paris, tel: +44 (0)113 343 5151, email: C.MolinaParis@leeds.ac.uk or Professor Steven Tobias, tel: +44 (0)113 343 5172, email: S.M.Tobias@leeds.ac.uk or Professor Alastair Rucklidge, tel: (0)113 343 5161, email: A.M.Rucklidge@leeds.ac.uk.