The Nordic Society for Veterinary Epidemiology (NOSOVE) is an informal organization with the vision of advancing veterinary epidemiology. The volunteering board aim to fulfill the vision by providing courses and opportunities to socialise and strengthen the network among post graduate students, researchers and others with an interest in epidemiology. Events are presented through the society network (blogspot).
NOSOVE started in 1988 as a collaboration between the Nordic countries Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway and Sweden, and has expanded to include the Baltic countries, but welcome members and participants from all countries.

Monday, 3 February 2014

Open position in department of Production and Population Health, Royal Veterinary College, UK

[Forwarded from SVEPM announcement]

Postdoctoral Researcher
Location:  nr Potters Bar, Hertfordshire
Salary:  £32,196 per annum inclusive of London Allowance
Closing Date:   Thursday 13 February 2014
Interview Date:   Thursday 27 February 2014
Reference:   PPH-0014-14

We are looking for a 3-year fixed term Postdoctoral Researcher to join the Veterinary Epidemiology, Economics and Public Health Group at the Royal Veterinary College.

You will be responsible for the day-to-day running of a Horserace Betting Levy Board-funded project entitled 'Nature versus Nurture: modelling environmental and genetic contributions to risk of racecourse injury in UK Thoroughbreds’. This will include collation, processing and analysis of a large dataset including injury, performance and pedigree data of UK flat racing Thoroughbreds, writing progress reports and publishing findings in peer-reviewed journals. You will be expected to communicate with stakeholders in the UK racing industry.

The ideal candidate would have a PhD in a relevant subject (quantitative veterinary epidemiology, biostatistics, quantitative genetics or similar) and experience of handling and analysing large datasets using advanced statistical methods. Knowledge of, or a keen interest in, the UK racing industry would be advantageous.

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