Research Associate in Web-Based Infectious Disease Surveillance

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Computer Science,Computer Science,Information Systems

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Company: University College London

Department: Media Futures Research Group

Salary: £34,056 to £41,163 per annum, inclusive of London Allowance

Hours: Full Time

Contract type: Fixed-Term/Contract

Type / Role: Academic or Research

Phone: +44-1367 8566558

Fax: +44-1576 3414794

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UCL was awarded an EPSRC Interdisciplinary Research Centre on Early Warning Sensing Systems for Infectious Disease. This is a £11M, five year collaborative research programme. The purpose of this post is to investigate how to (i) utilise the vast amounts of web-accessible information sources to actively monitor and map emerging infections in real-time, integrating with current surveillance practices, and (ii) utilize web-based dissemination mechanisms such as Twitter and Facebook for purposes on online non-pharmacological interventions.

This position is funded until 30 September 2018 in the first instance. Further funding to support the post may be available.

Applicants should have a PhD (or will shortly be assessed for a PhD level qualification) in computer science or related discipline. We welcome applications form those with knowledge of web programming, databases, visualization tools and in machine learning or big data analytics.

UCL vacancy reference: 1660546

Applicants should apply online. To access further details about the position and how to apply please click on the ‘Apply’ button below.

For further information, please contact Prof Ingemar J. Cox at [email protected]

Closing Date: 21 September 2017

Latest time for the submission of applications: 23:59.

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