Associate professor/senior researcher in statistical methods and analysis at Aarhus University

Ansøgningsfrist: 
10. marts, 2013

Associate professor/senior researcher in statistical methods and analysis

A position as associated professor/senior scientist is open at Aarhus University, Department of Animal Science, starting as soon as possible.

The main activity will be research in statistical methods and analysis in relation to e.g. experimental or online sensor data from livestock to recognise patterns in behavioural, physiological or production responses of importance for identication of changes in physiological status and risk of disease, welfare, environmental impact and performance of the animals. Other activities will comprise participation in the department’s biostatistical teaching programme particularly at graduate level.

Qualifications
We are looking for an associated professor or an experienced scientist with the following documented qualifications:

• Relevant research education (PhD degree or equivalent qualifications)
• Experience in computational statistics and multivariate analysis, e.g. analysis of variance, regression analysis, mixed model analysis, generalized linear models, categorical data analysis, non-parametric analysis and multivariate methods.
• Expertise in predictive statistical modelling
• International scientific publications supporting the above expertise
• Ability to participate in interdisciplinary cooperation, project collaboration and teamwork with scientists, including collaboration with a group of other statisticians.
• Experience or interest in teaching

Place of employment and place of work
The place of employment is Aarhus University, Department of Animal Science, and the place of work is Blichers Allé 20, 8830 Tjele, Denmark

Further information on the position may be obtained from Head of Department Klaus Lønne Ingvartsen (phone: +45 8715 7757; klausl.ingvartsen@agrsci.dk)    
 
Formalities and salary range
The Faculty of Science refers to the Ministerial Order on the Appointment of Academic Staff at Danish Universities under the Danish Ministry of Science, Technology and Innovation.
Further information on qualification requirements and job content may be found in the Memorandum on Job Structure for Academic Staff at Danish Universities.
The application must be in English and include a curriculum vitae, degree certificate, a complete list of publications, a statement of future research plans and information about research activities, teaching portfolio and verified information on previous teaching experience (if any). The recommended level of detail.
Salary depends on seniority as agreed between the Danish Ministry of Finance and the Confederation of Professional Unions.    

Deadline

All applications must be made online and received by 10/03/2013

Please apply online here

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