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Post Doctoral Fellow
University of Oslo

Company Information: The University of Oslo is Norway’s oldest and highest ranked educational and research institution, with 28 000 students and 7000 employees. With its broad range of academic disciplines and internationally recognised research communities, UiO is an important contributor to society.

Position Title: Post doctoral fellow

Duties and Responsibilities: Two post doc positions are offered within an ERC Advanced Grant project SCARABEE.
One post doc position is targeted towards development and application of novel inference methods for intractable simulator-based statistical models within the Approximate Bayesian Computation (ABC) framework. The other post doc position is targeted towards computational biology, large-scale bacterial genomics and infectious disease modeling.

Position Qualifications: Qualifications and Personal Skills

Candidates must have a PhD in statistics/mathematics/computer science or related field equivalent to a Norwegian doctoral degree. Successful candidates must have defended their doctoral thesis prior to starting in this job.They should also have prior experience within research fields mentioned in the job description, including internationally recognized publications within the area they apply to.

The ideal candidates are able to work effectively as part of a team, but also to develop and pursue independent ideas. The successful candidates are expected to conduct innovative research at the highest international level.

Salary Range: NOK 486 100– 567 100 per annum depending on qualifications



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Application Deadline: 05/31/2017