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Department of Applied Mathematics and Theoretical Physics

A position exists for a Coordinator of the Haematology Data Science Initiative based in the Department of Applied Mathematics and Theoretical Physics. The Haematology Data Science Initiative comprises of two major research projects BloodCounts! and HAEM-MATCH.

Working with Professor Carola-Bibiane Schönlieb and her team, the role holder will be responsible for the management of the day-to-day operations and administration of the Haematology Data Science Initiative (HDSci), including generating research funding from industry, monitoring budgets, resource allocation for events, organising activities (such as workshops and conferences), and website development costs. You will be responsible for developing and monitoring a communications initiative for the Haematology Data Science Initiative.

The successful candidate will ideally have a PhD in a numerical or biological field. The successful candidate will have highly developed interpersonal skills, communication skills (both written and verbal) and financial management skills (monitoring complex budgets and understanding funding conditions). They must be able to pay meticulous attention to detail and understand the importance of deadlines associated to particular grants or tasks.

This is a fixed-term position until 30 September 2024; funding may be extended to take the appointment to a three-year contract, subject to approval. The successful candidate would start as soon as possible.

Informal enquiries are welcomed and should be directed to: Dr Mike Roberts (

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Please indicate the contact details of two professional referees on the online application form and upload a full curriculum vitae. Please note that we will assume that you are happy for us to approach your referees at any stage, unless you indicate otherwise in the space provided on the form.

The closing date for applications is: 02 January 2022. Interviews will be held as soon as possible after the closing date.

Please quote reference LE28726 on your application and in any correspondence about this vacancy.

The University actively supports equality, diversity and inclusion and encourages applications from all sections of society. We particularly welcome applications from women and /or candidates from a BME background for this vacancy as they are currently under-represented at this level in our Department.

The University has a responsibility to ensure that all employees are eligible to live and work in the UK.

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Closing date

Jan 2nd 2022

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