We are currently seeking a Programmer to work for the Centre for Biodiversity and Environment Research (CBER). The Centre for Biodiversity and Environment Research (CBER) is an interdisciplinary centre that aims to develop, undertake and communicate new research at the interface between biodiversity and environmental change.
post holder will provide technical support to help organise, analyse
and distribute biodiversity data, such as relating to disease and pest
distributions, species of conservation concern, environmental data
including climate records, and remotely sensed GIS layers.
Areas of work for the successful candidate will include researching the linkages between biodiversity and the emergence of human zoonotic diseases (e.g., AIDS/HIV, Ebola, SARS), ecological and evolutionary processes in Madagascar and their relevance for conservation planning and human wellbeing.
The post is initially funded until 6th July 2016
The successful candidate should hold a relevant technical or scientific qualification or have equivalent experience. The person should have extensive experience with programming languages, databases. Specifically, skills in database design and management (such as MySQL), scripting languages (e.g. Python, Java), statistical computing in R are essential and spatial analysis is highly desirable. Biological knowledge providing the context for data handling and analysis will be gained on the job during discussion with CBER members and is not essential.
Closing Date: 23rd October 2015
Please apply via the UCL system
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