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Postdoctoral Research Assistant in Data Visualization


Standard Grade 7: £36,024 - £44,263 per annum

Closing date

May 01, 2024 12:00PM


We are seeking a full-time or part-time Postdoctoral Research Assistant to work on a pressing R&D project “Dengue Advanced Readiness Tools (DART) - integrated digital system for dengue outbreak prediction and monitoring”, led by Dr. Sarah Sparrow (PI) and Professor Min Chen (Supervisor) at the Department of Engineering Science, Central Oxford.  The post is funded by the Welcome Trust and is fixed-term for 12 months. 


The DART project is composed of research activities a several aspects including climate, biological, and epidemiological modelling, infrastructure development, and data visualization. This post focuses on the development of visualization tools as part of an integrated digital system for dengue outbreak prediction and monitoring. The post-holder will be working with domain experts in epidemiology and modelling, and will design and develop software for visualizing a variety of data related to dengue outbreak prediction and monitoring. 


You should hold a relevant PhD/DPhil (or be near completion), with the possibility to underfill at Grade 6 (£32,332 - £38,205 per annum) if you hold a relevant degree/Masters and working towards a PhD/DPhil, together with relevant experience.


Informal enquiries may be addressed to Dr Sarah Sparrow (email:  


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Only online applications received before midday on1 May 2024 can be considered. You will be required to upload a covering letter/supporting statement, including a brief statement of research interests (describing how past experience and future plans fit with the advertised position), CV and the details of two referees as part of your online application.


The Department holds an Athena Swan Bronze award, highlighting its commitment to promoting women in Science, Engineering and Technology.

Contact name

Dr Sarah Sparrow

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