CoMPLEX Research Associate in Biomacromolecules/Computational Biomedicine, - Ref:1424763

UCL Department / Division: CoMPLEX
Grade: 7
Hours: Full Time
Salary (inclusive of London allowance): £32,699 to £39,523 per annum

Duties and Responsibilities

The 2020 Science programme; a joint collaboration between UCL, Oxford University and Microsoft Research Cambridge, now into its fourth year at UCL, is focused on producing a new generation of highly computational life scientists able to apply and develop novel mathematical, statistical or computational approaches to tackle fundamental problems in the life sciences, broadly conceived.

A new post under the 2020 Science programme, funded for 24 months in the first instance, will join existing Research Associates based in CoMPLEX. The programme is funded by the EPSRC in association with Microsoft Research.

Applications in this round are encouraged in all areas supported by the 2020 Science programme. For more information on the programme, please visit

Key Requirements

Suitable candidates will be highly motivated researchers with a PhD in a relevant area of science, using mathematical, statistical or computational techniques in one or several areas of the life sciences. Research experience of modelling of complex natural systems is essential, as well as the ability to conduct and complete research projects, as witnessed by published peer-reviewed work. The post holder is expected to be an exceptional early career scientist who will apply for further research fellowship funding during the period of the award. Experience of analysing and incorporating experimental data into computational models, and proficiency in programming on higher end computing resources would be beneficial.

Further Details

A Job Description & Person Specification can be accessed at the bottom of the page.

To apply for the vacancy please click on the ‘Apply Now’ link below.

If you have general queries regarding the application process, please contact Dr. Hugh Martin,, (Tel: 020 7679 4802). It is essential that you contact Prof Peter Coveney (, preferably in advance, to discuss whether your research fits within the remit of the programme and to establish whether he would be willing to supervise your research.

We will be considering applications as they are submitted. Applicants should note that the post should start before November 4th 2014

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Closing Date: 7 Aug 2014
Latest time for the submission of applications: 5pm

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