Teaching Associate in Biostatistics (Fixed Term)

University of Cambridge
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The Bioinformatics Training Facility within the School of Biological Sciences is seeking to recruit a Teaching Associate to develop and deliver Biostatistics training materials at the University of Cambridge.

The post holder will be based in the Bioinformatics Training Facility. Reporting to a Biostatistics Facility Senior Teaching Associate, the postholder will be involved in the day-to-day activities of the Bioinformatics Training team supporting the development and delivery of training courses at the University.

Specific responsibilities will include:

  • Developing and delivering new training materials for the Bioinformatics Training Facility's portfolio of courses, focussing on biostatistics related training material.
  • Contribute to the organisation of training activities more generally within the bioinformatics training facility.

Through a combination of project work, material development and the delivery of day-to-day training and support, this role will ensure that the Bioinformatics Training Facility provides an environment where all students and research staff are able to access training and support services that enables them to fulfil their academic, research and personal development goals.

The successful candidate will hold a PhD in a relevant scientific discipline, or equivalent demonstrable. They should have an excellent understanding of statistical analysis as applied to biological systems as well as a good understanding of computational biology or research methods topics. Excellent interpersonal and communication skills will be required in order to both liaise with other academic staff as well as deliver training to participants. Enthusiasm for providing high quality teaching resources is essential too.

Fixed-term: The funds for this post are available for 12 months in the first instance.

Applications are welcome from internal candidates who would like to apply for the role on the basis of a secondment from their current role in the University.

We particularly welcome applications from women and/or candidates from Black, Asian or minority ethnic backgrounds for this vacancy as they are currently under-represented at this level in our University.

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Informal enquiries are welcome and should be direct to Dr Matt Castle mdc31@cam.ac.uk

Please quote reference PC36599 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.

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

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