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Position: Senior Group Leader in Cancer Big Data
Institution: University of Oxford
Department: Oxford Big Data Institute and Ludwig Institute for Cancer Research
Location: Oxford, Oxfordshire, United Kingdom
Duties: Initiate and implement long-term, often interdisciplinary research programmes that will have relevance within the research at the centre, and to build and lead an independent team to achieve this. Manage substantial research resources and budgets. Develop new avenues of research, concepts and ideas to extend intellectual understanding in your field. Regularly write research articles for leading international journals, book chapters, and reviews. Present papers at international conferences, and lead seminars to disseminate research findings
Requirements: A PhD or equivalent in a quantitative science with research experience in academia or industry. Recognised international authority within their specialism. Experience and technical expertise in the statistical and computational analysis of large, high-dimensional and heterogeneous biomedical data sources, such as deriving from genomics or imaging, within a field relevant to cancer biology. Proven ability to deliver high quality novel research, by way of an established international publication record. A track record of leading a successful research programme, including supervison of graduates and junior researchers and developing new avenues of research. Excellent communication skills, both written and oral, with the ability to present to the scientific community and the lay public
   
Text: Senior Group Leader in Cancer Big Data Oxford Big Data Institute and Ludwig Institute for Cancer Research, Old Road Campus Research Building, Headington, Oxford. Grade 10: £54,765 - £69,331 with a discretionary market supplement range to £74,000 p.a. The Ludwig Institute for Cancer Research and the Oxford Big Data Institute are seeking to recruit a Senior Group Leader (equivalent to Associate Professor) with research interests in the statistical and computational analysis and integration of genome-scale data with deep patient phenotyping. The postholder will have primary responsibility for the development, management and strategic direction of a significant research group. The Ludwig Institute for Cancer Research will provide significant resources including core funded posts and equipment budgets. Candidates will be a recognised authority in their field with a strong background in a quantitative discipline, such as mathematics, statistics, engineering or computer science and extensive experience in the analysis of high dimensional data. Research within the Ludwig Oxford Branch focuses on engaging scientists and clinicians to investigate the challenges of cancer from the risk of disease though to treatment. Our research groups have strong overlapping interests yet maintain diversity, enabling the effective sharing of ideas and technologies. By working together the scientists maximise their research potential. The Oxford Big Data Institute (BDI) is a new, interdisciplinary research centre. The institute combines researchers from genomics, epidemiology and infectious disease alongside those from computer science, statistics and engineering to develop the field of big data as applied to biomedical research. Both Institutes are based at the Old Road Campus, the largest campus of the University of Oxfords Medical Sciences Division. The campus houses more than 2000 scientists exploiting the unique collaboration opportunities offered by the biomedical research institutes on campus and the adjacent hospitals. The Medical Sciences Division is a world leader for medical research, teaching and knowledge transfer with unrivalled resources and opportunity for translational research. The contract is for 5 years in the first instance as a tenure track position. Please apply via the University of Oxford online recruitment website. The closing date for applications is 12.00 noon on Friday 4 January 2019. Contact Person : HR Officer Vacancy ID : 138100 Contact Phone : 01865 617604 Closing Date : 04-Jan-2019 Contact Email : orcrb.personnel@ndm.ox.ac.uk Click on the link(s) below to view documents Filesize Senior Group Leader in Cancer Big Data JD 138100 579.5
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