Vacancies at BioSS

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 33 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 activities.

BioSS is a member of the SEFARI (Scottish Environment, Food and Agriculture Research Institutes) collective and offers a stimulating working environment.

Staff Vacancies

Senior Statistician for Plant and Crop Sciences

Biomathematics and Statistics Scotland (BioSS) seeks a senior statistician with an interest in developing statistical research and consultancy in plant and crop sciences. An effective transition to sustainable food production is a critical global challenge. With rapidly evolving technologies producing complex and powerful data sets, this position offers exciting opportunities for a committed and innovative statistician to build a stimulating career in a dynamic and collegial working environment.

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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).

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.

We are an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. We encourage applications from underrepresented groups in STEM, particularly women, BAME and LGBTQ+.

BioSS has been awarded Investors in People Gold Status.

BioSS is formally a part of and is administered by the James Hutton Institute, a registered Scottish charity No. SC041796.

The James Hutton Institute is "happy to talk flexible working".

The James Hutton Institute is a: Stonewall Diversity Champion; Athena SWAN Bronze Status Holder; Disability Confident Committed Employer and a Living Wage Employer.

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