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38 Postdoctoral Fellowship at The University of Edinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom

38 Postdoctoral Fellowship at The University of Edinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom

 

The University of Edinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom invites online Application for various Postdoctoral Fellowship in their different Departments. We are providing a list of Postdoc Fellowship positions available at The University of Edinburgh, United Kingdom.

Eligible candidate may Apply as soon as possible.

 

(01) Postdoctoral Fellowship Position

Postdoc Fellowship Position summary/title: Postdoctoral Research Assistant

The School of Philosophy, Psychology and Language Sciences (PPLS) is seeking to appoint a 1 FTE Postdoctoral Research Assistant for a fixed-term period from the 1st of November 2021 until 31st of January 2025 (with possibility) of extension within its Psychology department.

Deadline : 07/12/2021

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(02) Postdoctoral Fellowship Position

Postdoc Fellowship Position summary/title: Research Associate in Wave Breaking in Crossing Seas

This Research Associate position will contribute to the Wave Breaking in Crossing Seas (WBICS) project within FloWave at Institute for Energy Systems at the University of Edinburgh, which is funded by EPSRC-SFI and in collaboration with colleagues at Universities of Oxford and Manchester, University College Dublin, Shanghai Jiao Tong University, DNV GL (UK) and ECMWF.

Deadline : 07/12/2021,

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(03) Postdoctoral Fellowship Position

Postdoc Fellowship Position summary/title: Research Assistant 

We are seeking a part-time Research Assistant to work with Dr Edward Dove on aspects of his Carnegie Trust for the Universities of Scotland project on “Ethics review in Scottish universities: how can we do better?”.

Deadline : 07/05/2021

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(04) Postdoctoral Fellowship Position

Postdoc Fellowship Position summary/title: Research Assistant 

We are looking for an ambitious research assistant with expertise in the experimental study of language learning, language use and/or language evolution to join a major ERC-funded project “The Evolution of Linguistic Complexity” (Principal Investigator: Prof Kenny Smith). The RA will be responsible for designing, running, analysing and writing up experiments (with adult participants) involving artificial language learning and interaction

Deadline : 06/24/2021

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(05) Postdoctoral Fellowship Position

Postdoc Fellowship Position summary/title: Research Fellow

We are looking for an ambitious and enthusiastic statistical geneticist who has the population genetics skills necessary to identify sex-biased and disease-causal DNA variants.

Deadline : 07/01/2021

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(06) Postdoctoral Fellowship Position

Postdoc Fellowship Position summary/title: Research Fellow

This post will develop transgenic tools to investigate how chromosomes are organised and pair in mammalian meiosis. The post holder will contribute to existing projects in this area, and will use CRISPR/Cas9-based genetic manipulation technologies in embryonic stem cells and in mice to investigate aspects of meiotic chromosome pairing and the proteins that mediate this process in mammals.

Deadline : 07/09/202

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(07) Postdoctoral Fellowship Position

Postdoc Fellowship Position summary/title: Research Fellow – Binks Research Hub

As the lead researcher for The Binks Hub you will collaborate with the Co-Directors to shape the work and focus of the Hub;  contribute to the development of the Hub research programme, designing and conducting fieldwork across a range of community settings; and help develop our distinctive ‘Binks’ approach to co-produced, participatory, arts-based research methods.

Deadline : 06/29/202

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(08) Postdoctoral Fellowship Position

Postdoc Fellowship Position summary/title: Research Associate

The School of Informatics, University of Edinburgh invites applications for research associate positions in the area of secure-by-construction computer system broadly construed (computer architecture or programming languages or formal methods) for an exciting project on automating the creation of secure microprocessors.

Deadline : 07/05/2021

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(09) Postdoctoral Fellowship Position

Postdoc Fellowship Position summary/title: Postdoctoral Research Associate

Our aim is to study the pathway of sphingolipid biosynthesis in various organisms. This exciting BBSRC-funded project will be carried out in collaboration between Prof. Dominic Campopiano (University of Edinburgh), Dr. Jon Marles-Wright (Newcastle University) and experts in the Germany and the USA (Prof. Ruth Ley, Max Planck Institute, Tuebingen, Germany and Prof. Mary-Ellen Davey, University of Florida, USA). We will also link up with experts within the LipidMaps consortium. This post will involve the characterisation of the structure and mechanism of a wide variety of enzymes, applying mass spectrometry and NMR to characterise sphingolipid metabolites and explore the phenotypes of mutant organisms.

Deadline : 06/30/2021

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(10) Postdoctoral Fellowship Position

Postdoc Fellowship Position summary/title: Research Associate

Applications are invited for a full-time Postdoctoral Research Associate position in the Autonomous Agents Research Group led by Dr. Stefano V. Albrecht in the School of Informatics, University of Edinburgh, UK. The group focusses on research in deep reinforcement learning and interaction in multi-agent systems

Deadline : 07/07/2021

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(11) Postdoctoral Fellowship Position

Postdoc Fellowship Position summary/title: Research Fellow (Barnahus Child’s House for Healing)

This is a unique opportunity to join a mixed method research project conducting a realist evaluation of Scotland’s first Barnahus project.  Barnahus (which means ‘a house for children’ in Icelandic) is internationally recognised as an evidence-based model of excellence for children and families.  You will work with research partners across the University, the Barnahus Partnership, and the International Research Advisory Group.  The post will require local and national travel, and potential international travel for knowledge exchange

Deadline : 06/30/2021

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(12) Postdoctoral Fellowship Position

Postdoc Fellowship Position summary/title: Postdoctoral Researcher in Statistical Genetics

We are looking for a statistical geneticist with experience in large scale analyses of genomic data to work on furthering our understanding of indirect genetic effects. The successful applicant will develop methodology, theory and apply those to further understand horizontal indirect genetic effects (https://doi.org/10.1038/s41562-020-00991-9) and assortative mating (https://doi.org/10.1186/s13059-015-0833-8https://doi.org/10.1038/s41437-019-0185-3). It is desirable to have experience in handling whole exome and whole genome sequence data, causal inference (e.g. Mendelian Randomisation) and fitting linear mixed models at scale.

Deadline : 06/21/2021

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(13) Postdoctoral Fellowship Position

Postdoc Fellowship Position summary/title: Postdoctoral Research Fellow

Applications are invited for a 12-month postdoctoral fellowship based in the University of Edinburgh Business School. The position will commence in 1st July 2021 and run until end of June 2022. Due to current COVID regulations, relocation to Edinburgh is not mandator

Deadline : 06/18/2021

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(14) Postdoctoral Fellowship Position

Postdoc Fellowship Position summary/title: Research Fellow in Criminology

This is an exciting opportunity to work on a mixed method project titled ‘Policing the Pandemic: The role of enforcement in securing compliance with the Coronavirus Regulations’.  The successful candidate will be analyse a unique dataset on Fixed Penalty Notices (FPNs) issued by Police Scotland during the pandemic which will be linked to administrative data on health and Covid-19 outcomes in Scotland’s national Safe Haven. 

Deadline : 06/25/2021

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(15) Postdoctoral Fellowship Position

Postdoc Fellowship Position summary/title: Research Fellow (ePAMS)

The post holder will carry out multiple research activities as part of an NIHR funded ePrescribing programme developing and evaluating an IT-based intervention to improve antimicrobial stewardship in hospitals. This includes developing, optimising and evaluating a complex ePrescribing based intervention for Antimicrobial Stewardship.

Deadline : 06/25/202

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(16) Postdoctoral Fellowship Position

Postdoc Fellowship Position summary/title: Postdoctoral Data Scientist

The Data Scientist will join a highly motivated UK-wide team to integrate, analyse and present data from the ISARIC Coronavirus Clinical Characterisation Consortium (4C), a world-leading study of hospitalised Covid-19 patients with 74,700 clinical case reports and serial biological data include genomics, transcriptomics, proteomics, serology and viral sequence from over 1000 cases (https://isaric4c.net).

Deadline : 07/02/2021,

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(17) Postdoctoral Fellowship Position

Postdoc Fellowship Position summary/title: 

DNA is a potent molecular pattern inducing innate immune responses to pathogens, but also our own DNA.  Pathways that recognise such nucleic acids or prevent their accumulation have been widely implicated in monogenic interferonopathies, genome stability disorders and neoplasia.

The successful candidate will extend the lab’s previous work that demonstrated detection of micronuclei by the cGAS-STING pathway (Mackenzie et al, Nature, 548:461).  Through the study of interferonopathies and genome instability disorders, we will identify additional cell-intrinsic sources of DNA and define how these activate innate immunity, to gain novel insights into the genesis of autoimmune disease and cancer

Deadline : 07/02/2021

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(18) Postdoctoral Fellowship Position

Postdoc Fellowship Position summary/title: Research Fellow in Public Management

 We are looking for a Research Fellow to work on and support an important collaborative project between the University of Edinburgh and Blackwood Housing Association.  The successful candidate will support the project implementation and have a particular role both in enabling stakeholder engagement and in project evaluation.

Deadline : 06/25/2021

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(19) Postdoctoral Fellowship Position

Postdoc Fellowship Position summary/title: Research Associate

The focus of the role will be to characterise phloem development in the model lycophyte Selaginella. Once the main stages of phloem development have been established, the post-holder will investigate candidate gene expression and localisation in Selaginella, to determine whether genes known to control phloem development in the model seed plant Arabidopsis thaliana have been conserved in vascular plants.

Deadline : 06/30/202

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(20) Postdoctoral Fellowship Position

Postdoc Fellowship Position summary/title: Research Associate

The post-holder is expected to work with Dr Kia Nazarpour and the team including four other research associates and several PhD students on future methods for the control of upper-limb prosthetics within or beyond the laboratory environment. The ideal candidate would complement the existing research, as such applicants with experience in broader neuroprosthetics will also be considered.

Deadline : 06/29/2021

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(21) Postdoctoral Fellowship Position

Postdoc Fellowship Position summary/title: Research Associate – Creative Informatics: Creative Industries with Data

he University of Edinburgh is appointing a full-time Post Doctoral Research Associate to contribute to the delivery and assessment of the Creative Informatics R&D Partnership (https://creativeinformatics.org) to support the creative industries cluster in Edinburgh through data-driven innovation. The PDRA will be tasked with assisting and evaluating the research and development undertaken as part of this partnership, and we require an individual with a broad, interdisciplinary understanding of data, and/or the creative industries, experience working with industry, and excellent communication skills with experience working with a broad range of stakeholders. The role here will be to assist in the creation of new relationships, and research opportunities, between industry partners, and individuals from the creative industries, in order to undertake data driven innovation in the development of new products and services. This PDRA role will be to evaluate and report on our programme activities, while also pursuing a research agenda in the use of data for innovation within the creative industries, and is likely to suit a researcher with an experience in Innovation, Entrepreneurship, Digital Economy, or Business Studies.

Deadline : 06/30/2021

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(22) Postdoctoral Fellowship Position

Postdoc Fellowship Position summary/title: Postdoctoral Data Analyst (NCS)

The successful candidate will play a key role in establishing a centralised, responsive resource, linking data assets from a diverse range of longitudinal population studies with health, social and environmental records, with harmonised governance for processing and research interrogation. This post will contribute primarily to analysis and linkage of data in the EAVE-II (Early Assessment of Vaccine and anti-viral Effectiveness) dataset to provide insights into disease risks and consequences. The work will inform population health and social policy by providing evidence of the medium-to-long term consequences of COVID-19 infection, and of policies to control the pandemic.

Deadline : 06/22/2021

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(23) Postdoctoral Fellowship Position

Postdoc Fellowship Position summary/title: Research Fellow

This is an excellent opportunity for an individual with a social science and/or qualitative background who wishes to develop or consolidate a career in applied health research. Applicants must have a PhD in a relevant area (or equivalent experience). A willingness and ability to work flexible hours (e.g. evenings) is essential.
Informal enquiries are strongly encouraged should be directed to Professor Julia Lawton, J.Lawton@ed.ac.uk 

Deadline : 06/22/2021

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(24) Postdoctoral Fellowship Position

Postdoc Fellowship Position summary/title: Research Fellow

The successful candidates will have an opportunity to work with the Generation Scotland study – Scotland’s premier epidemiology cohort and one of the best characterised omics studies in the world. By applying/developing cutting-edge statistical and machine learning methods, they will refine both dementia risk prediction and our understanding of the molecular mechanisms that underlie disease pathogenesis and associated risk factors.

Deadline : 06/29/2021

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(25) Postdoctoral Fellowship Position

Postdoc Fellowship Position summary/title: Research Fellow

The successful candidates will have an opportunity to work with the Generation Scotland study – Scotland’s premier epidemiology cohort and one of the best characterised omics studies in the world. By applying/developing cutting-edge statistical and machine learning methods, they will refine both dementia risk prediction and our understanding of the molecular mechanisms that underlie disease pathogenesis and associated risk factors.

Deadline : 06/29/2021

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(26) Postdoctoral Fellowship Position

Postdoc Fellowship Position summary/title: Postdoctoral Research Fellow (FAAST)

Funded by Scottish Government, FAAST is an expert resource in prenatal alcohol exposure (PAE) and fetal alcohol spectrum disorders (FASD), and has a national remit for teaching, consultancy and research. The post-holders will join this small team to progress an innovative research programme which includes multiple projects in service of developing a national evidence base to inform policy and service developments relating to FASD in Scotland.

Deadline : 06/21/2021

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(27) Postdoctoral Fellowship Position

Postdoc Fellowship Position summary/title: Postdoctoral Research Associate

We are looking for a promising early-career researcher in atomistic materials modelling to join our group for a 2-year postdoctoral research fellow position at the Institute for Condensed Matter and Complex Systems (ICMCS) at the University of Edinburgh.

Deadline : 06/24/2021

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(28) Postdoctoral Fellowship Position

Postdoc Fellowship Position summary/title: Research Associate

We are looking for a Research Associate to support the ESRC-funded “Beyond the 10000 steps: Managing less visible aspects of healthy ageing at work” project, its staff and related projects in field studies, participatory design activities, and to contribute to project dissemination.

Deadline : 06/23/2021

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(29) Postdoctoral Fellowship Position

Postdoc Fellowship Position summary/title: Research Associate – Creative Informatics: Innovation

The University of Edinburgh is appointing a full-time Post Doctoral Research Associate to contribute to the delivery and assessment of the Creative Informatics R&D Partnership (https://creativeinformatics.org) to support the creative industries cluster in Edinburgh through data-driven innovation.

Deadline : 06/30/2021

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(30) Postdoctoral Fellowship Position

Postdoc Fellowship Position summary/title: Postdoctoral Research Associate

A position is available at the School of Physics and Astronomy, at the University of Edinburgh (UoE), to study the simple fundamental systems at extreme conditions. We are looking for a promising early-career researcher in experimental high-pressure science, to join the group of Dr. Peña-Alvarez for a 3-year postdoctoral research fellow position at the Centre for Science at Extreme Conditions (CSEC), belonging to the Institute for Condensed Matter and Complex Systems (ICMCS) at the UoE. 

Deadline : 06/23/2021

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(31) Postdoctoral Fellowship Position

Postdoc Fellowship Position summary/title: Research Associate

The School of Informatics, University of Edinburgh invites applications for a research associate position in the area of systems software (hypervisor, operating systems, runtime, compilers) for an exciting project on redesigning hypervisors, OSes, runtimes, and compilers for emerging highly-heterogenous computer platforms

Deadline : 06/18/2021

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(32) Postdoctoral Fellowship Position

Postdoc Fellowship Position summary/title: Postdoctoral Research Associate in Chemical Biology/Catalysis

The project seeks to design new evolvable metalloenzymes using unnatural amino acids and use these catalysts for selective chemical synthesis. Initially these metalloenzymes will be used for in vitro catalysis, before being applied in biosynthetic cascades with the ultimate goal to use the metalloenzymes in vivo. This exciting project is funded by a UKRI Future Leader Fellowship to Dr Amanda Jarvis at University of Edinburgh.  The candidate will benefit from training in the vibrant scientific environment provided by the School of Chemistry in Edinburgh, as well as in the laboratories of our collaborators.

Deadline : 06/20/2021

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(33) Postdoctoral Fellowship Position

Postdoc Fellowship Position summary/title: Postdoctoral Researcher in Isotopic and Greenhouse Gas Monitoring

We are looking for a scientist with, or soon to complete, a PhD in atmospheric science, isotope geochemistry or analytical chemistry. An undergraduate degree in chemistry, physics, environmental science, or engineering is also expected.

Deadline : 06/30/2021

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(34) Postdoctoral Fellowship Position

Postdoc Fellowship Position summary/title: Research Fellow in Agriculture-Nutrition-Health Nexus

We seek to hire an Agriculture-Nutrition-Health Nexus postdoctoral researcher. The primary task of the Postdoc will be to lead the implementation, analysis, and presentation of outcomes relating to women’s empowerment and child growth and development as part of a large, cluster-randomised controlled evaluation of an organic farming programme in India.

Deadline : 06/17/2021

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(35) Postdoctoral Fellowship Position

Postdoc Fellowship Position summary/title: Postdoctoral Research Associate

We are looking for a Postdoctoral Research Associate in Applied Mathematics for a project on ocean surface wave modelling. The position will be based at the School of Mathematics, University of Edinburgh, and is available from 1st January 2022 or a mutually agreeable date, for a 24 months fixed-term contract.

Deadline : 06/25/2021,

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(36) Postdoctoral Fellowship Position

Postdoc Fellowship Position summary/title: Research Associate

The Advanced Intelligent Robotics Lab (AIR) Lab at the School of Informatics, the University of Edinburgh, invites international applications for a full-time post-doctoral researcher on Robotics and Machine Learning to join the Horizon 2020 EU project HARMONY

Deadline : 06/24/2021

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(37) Postdoctoral Fellowship Position

Postdoc Fellowship Position summary/title: Research Associate in Advance Care Research Centre

We welcome applications to fill a postdoctoral position on statistical data processing in assisted living technologies from candidates with scientific computing, applied mathematics or computational statistics background. The post entails primarily independent research work but also some collaboration with other researchers from the New Technologies of Care Centre, a joint venture of the Schools of Engineering, Informatics, and Medicine. You will contribute to the research, analysis and development of randomised sketching algorithms for streaming sensor data in the context of online model learning. 

Deadline : 06/28/2021

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(38) Postdoctoral Fellowship Position

Postdoc Fellowship Position summary/title: SIDB Postdoctoral Research Fellow

We wish to appoint two Simons Postdoctoral Fellows to contribute to the development of a programme of high quality research as part of the Simons Initiative for the Developing Brain, University of Edinburgh College of Medicine and Veterinary Medicine. Applicant should have relevant experience using either behavioural assessment of rat models of ASD/ID and/or in vitro imaging and physiological assessment of pre- and post-synaptic function and/or in vivo imaging and/or physiological assessment of pre- and post-synaptic function. Appropriate degree, with relevant post-graduate research experience, normally a PhD or equivalent professional qualification and/or experience in cellular, molecular or systems area of neuroscience is required. Expertise in relevant approaches and models, analytical techniques and methods experiments is required. 

Deadline : 07/09/2021

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About The University of Edinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom- Official Website

The University of Edinburgh is a public research university located in Edinburgh, Scotland. Founded in 1582 and officially opened in 1583, the university is one of Scotland’s four ancient universities and the sixth-oldest university in the English-speaking world. The university has five main campuses in the city of Edinburgh, which include many buildings of historical and architectural significance such as those in Old Town. The university played an important role in Edinburgh becoming a chief intellectual centre during the Scottish Enlightenment, contributing to the city being nicknamed the “Athens of the North”.

The university is a member of a number of prestigious academic organisations, including the Russell Group, the Coimbra Group, the Universitas 21, the Una Europa, and the League of European Research Universities, a consortium of 23 leading research universities in Europe. It has the third largest endowment of any university in the United Kingdom, after the universities of Cambridge and Oxford. In 2019-20, the university has a consolidated annual income of £1,125.3 million, of which £296.1 million was from research grants and contracts.

The alumni of the university include some of the major figures of modern history. From naturalist Charles Darwin and mathematician Thomas Bayes to philosopher David Hume, inventor Alexander Graham Bell, surgeon Joseph Lister, physicist James Clerk Maxwell, three signatories of the United States Declaration of Independence, nine heads of state and government (including three Prime Ministers of the United Kingdom), and a myriad of famous writers such as Robert Louis Stevenson, Sir Walter Scott, and Sherlock Holmes creator Sir Arthur Conan Doyle.

As of 2020, Edinburgh’s alumni, faculty members and researchers include 19 Nobel laureates, three Turing Award laureates, an Abel Prize winner and Fields Medalist, two Pulitzer Prize winners, two currently sitting UK Supreme Court Justices, and several Olympic gold medallists. It continues to have links to the British Royal Family, having had the Duke of Edinburgh as its Chancellor from 1953 to 2010 and Princess Anne since 2011

 

 

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