Senior statistician / infectious disease modeller
24 month fixed term contract, with potential to extend
HR Wallingford provides world-leading independent analysis, advice and support in engineering and environmental hydraulics and the management of water and the water environment. We have an exciting opportunity for an Earth Observation (EO) specialist to join our friendly and inclusive team and be part of a growing and significant part of our business.
Our Flood and Water Management team has a reputation for delivering high solutions across water management disciplines, both in the UK and internationally. Join us if you want to make a difference and enjoy a challenge.
This is an opportunity for you to support our growing portfolio of research and consultancy projects. You will work at the heart of two high profile projects that are (a) developing a dengue fever early warning system for Vietnam, and (b) using remote sensing technologies to allow more effectively monitor tailings dams in Peru.
We are recruiting to support our growth in the EO downstream market. You can contribute to this growth by helping us to find and win more downstream EO applications projects and build relationships with our potential clients.
You might also have the following desirable skills, though we are most interested in enthusiasm, motivation and a desire to learn.
About the role
Please not that this is a 24-month fixed term contract, with potential to extend.
This role is based at our head office at Howbery Park near Wallingford, in Oxfordshire, United Kingdom.
We are committed to recruiting and retaining staff of the highest calibre. We offer a stimulating working environment with competitive salaries commensurate with experience. We also offer an excellent benefits package that includes: a defined contribution pension scheme; at least 22 days holiday plus three days company holiday plus eight bank holidays, flexible working hours which allows for leave to be taken subject to hours accrued and business needs; access to a staff restaurant, as well as an on-campus sports and social club.
How to apply
To apply please send your CV with a covering letter, clearly stating the vacancy of interest, to firstname.lastname@example.org or contact Sharon Draper, Personnel Advisor, HR Wallingford, Howbery Park, Wallingford, Oxford, OX10 8BA or email email@example.com. Your covering letter should explain why you are applying, and relate your experience and academic background to this role.
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Closing Date: Friday 5th April 2019
HR Wallingford is an equal opportunities employer