[visionlist] POSTDOC MANCHESTER: STATISTICAL MODELLING

David H. Foster d.h.foster at manchester.ac.uk
Fri Apr 29 09:35:49 GMT 2005


UNIVERSITY OF MANCHESTER
Faculty of Life Sciences, Neuroscience Division

POSTDOCTORAL RESEARCH FELLOWSHIP: STATISTICAL MODELLING

(Ref LS/061/05)
Salary circa £21,000- £27,000 per annum.

Applications are invited for a three-year appointment as a post-doctoral 
research fellow to work on an EPSRC project on analysis and modelling of 
stimulus-response functions for psychological, psychophysical, and 
biological applications. The project will entail analysing a large 
database of binary stimulus-response data, constructing statistical 
models using modern statistical methods, and delivering user-friendly 
code. The project will involve collaboration with Professor Adrian 
Bowman, Department of Statistics, University of Glasgow.

Candidates should have a PhD or equivalent and have experience of 
research in statistical or computational modelling of biological 
phenomena. Those with initial training in statistics, mathematics, 
computer science, physics, or allied disciplines are particularly 
encouraged to apply. Familiarity with C, Matlab, S-plus or R would be an 
advantage.

The appointment is available from 1 June 2005 or as soon as possible 
thereafter.

Informal enquiries may be made to Professor David Foster, Tel: +44 161 
306 3888, E-mail: d.h.foster at manchester.ac.uk. Information about the 
Faculty is available at http://www.ls.manchester.ac.uk and about the 
group’s research at 
http://www.ls.manchester.ac.uk/people/profile/index.asp?id=2708.

Application forms and further particulars are also available from The 
Directorate of Human Resources, Faculty of Life Sciences, G.100 Stopford 
Building, The University of Manchester, Oxford Road, Manchester M13 9PT, 
UK; tel: ++44 (0) 161 275 8836, email: Lifesciences-hr at manchester.ac.uk,
http://www.manchester.ac.uk/vacancies.

Please quote ref LS/061/05. Closing date for applications is 15 May 2005.

-- 
David H. Foster, DSc FInstP
Professor of Computational Neuroscience
Faculty of Life Sciences
Moffat Building
The University of Manchester
Sackville St
Manchester
M60 1QD

email: d.h.foster at manchester.ac.uk
tel: +44 (0)161 306 3888 or 3889 (secretary)
fax: +44 (0)161 306 3887
web: http://www.op.umist.ac.uk/dhf.html
  or  http://personalpages.umist.ac.uk/staff/david.foster





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