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Research Associate
Oxford Road, Manchester

Job reference: E&PS-05019

Location: Oxford Road, Manchester

Closing date (DD/MM/YYYY): 05/09/2014

Salary: £30,434 to £37,394 per annum

Employment type: Fixed Term

Faculty/Organisation: Science and Engineering

Division: Chemistry Administration

Hours per week: Full time

Contract Duration: 01 October 2014 to 30 September 2016

School / Directorate: School of Chemistry

A Research Associate position is available for an outstanding and ambitious computational informatician to undertake research in the field of food supply network analysis. This project is an ESRC-FSA-funded position and is a highly interdisciplinary collaboration with scientists at Manchester Institute of Biotechnology (MIB) and colleagues in Centre for Criminology and Criminal Justice and the Manchester Business School. The project aims to develop and establish a predictive, transposable dynamic computational model that will outline nodes in a food supply network vulnerable to criminal acts of adulteration.

You should hold a PhD (or equivalent) in Systems Biology, Network Analysis, Chemometrics, EE, Computer Science, Mathematics or other relevant disciplines.  You should be an enthusiastic outgoing PDRA scientist with excellent communication skills who has a proven track record in systems analysis and/or integrative data analysis.

Informal Enquiries

Informal enquires can be made to Prof. Roy Goodacre.


The University of Manchester values a diverse workforce and welcomes applications from all sections of the community.

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