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Make a career with one of Europe's leading Centres of Biomathematics and Statistics.

BioSS has an international reputation in the field of statistics and mathematics applied in the biological sciences. It contributes research, consultancy and training to agricultural, environmental and biological research organisations in Scotland and plays a leading role in collaborative research programmes with UK universities. With some 30 statistics, mathematics and computing specialists and 10 postgraduate research students, BioSS is one of the leading European groups in its field. Approximately half of the BioSS staff are based in our headquarters on the King's Buildings campus of Edinburgh University and the remainder are located in four BioSS units at research institutes in Aberdeen, Ayr and Dundee. Staff from all sites come together regularly to discuss their work and plan new initiatives.

Staff in Edinburgh are located alongside the University's School of Mathematics and have access to university facilities including excellent libraries and some of the most powerful computers in the world. Formal links also exist with Strathclyde and Aberdeen Universities, and joint research grants are held with Glasgow, Dundee and St Andrews. Our focus on solving real-world problems and close working relationships with a wide range of users makes BioSS a truly exciting place in which to work.

Director of BioSS

We seek to appoint as Director an exceptional individual with:

The successful candidate will be offered an indefinite position subject to a satisfactory probationary period. This position may be based at either Edinburgh, Dundee or Aberdeen.

How to apply
Applications for this post should be submitted here on the recruitment page operated by our parent organisation the James Hutton Institute.
Closing date
17/11/2017
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Potential applicants may contact Professor David Elston (david.elston@bioss.ac.uk), tel +44 (0) 1224 395127) and Professor Colin Campbell (colin.campbell@hutton.ac.uk), tel +44 (0) 344 928 5428) in confidence to discuss the post. Please quote reference number BioSS-3-17 in all correspondence.

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We offer a pleasant working environment and supportive colleagues who work together with external collaborators to address a wide range of problems of importance to science and society.

BioSS is one of the Main Research Providers (MRPs) for strategic research in environmental, agricultural and biological science funded by the Scottish Government's Rural and Environment Science and Analytical Services (RESAS).

BioSS is formally a part of and is administered by the James Hutton Institute, Dundee. The James Hutton Institute is an equal opportunities employer.

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