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Current Oppertunities

Applications open for Positions related to the Defra UKRI One Health VBD Hub:

We are excited to be building a team to support the UK community to respond to the threat of vector borne diseases .  Read more about this exciting project here. We are currently recruiting two positions:

Research Associate

We are looking for a research associate to lead development of tools for visualising VBD data, pulling together data from multiple repositories, and linking those data appropriately with environmental datasets.

Deadline: January 15, 2024 Apply and find more information here

Software Developer

The Hub Software Developer will work with us to develop the key infrastructure for the Defra-UKRI One Health VBD Hub.

Deadline: January 15, 2024 Apply and find more information here

Applications open for PhD Positions:

Predicting the thermal adaptation of disease vectors in a changing climate

Funded through the NERC Sciences and Solutions for a Changing Planet DTP and co-supervised with Prof. Samraat Pawar at Imperial Colllege's Silwood campus. 

Deadline: January 8, 2024 More information here

If you are interested in developing a proposal for the President's PhD Scholarship program:

Please get in touch with Lauren via email Deadlines to apply are 6 January 2023 and 3 March 2023

If you have questions about what my expectations are for working in the group. Please see Lab Expectations.

In the meantime:

  • Potential postdocs should contact me directly to discuss ideas and funding options. Please attach a CV and contact information for two references.
  • Prospective PhD students should keep an eye on the NERC doctoral training partnership, CTD in Quantitative Methods in Ecology and Evolution, BBSRC doctoral training partnership. I regularly list funded PhDs through these programs. For outstanding students with an idea they want to pursue: check out the Imperial College London PhD Fellowships.
  • Undergraduates interested in UROPs or other research placements should looking to their funding options and get in touch with me directly.
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