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Senior computational mathematical modeller
Public Health England
Salisbury, United Kingdom

Job Title

Senior computational mathematical modeller

Job Description

To provide specialist expertise implementing and developing inferential statistical and mathematical models as high performance computer programs. These will improve the efficiency of decision making in emergency health operations, such as infectious disease outbreaks.


  • No telecommuting
  • No Agencies Please


  • Proficiency in the use and application of interpreted maths and statistical software languages. In particular Python and R but others such as Matlab, Lisp, etc. would be acceptable.
  • (Desirable) Proficiency in the use of compiled languages such as C, C++, Java, Fortran, OpenCL, CUDA, etc. Either stand alone or used in conjunction with an interpreted language for computationally intensive sections of code.
  • First Degree in mathematics/statistics/computing or related discipline involving high mathematical/statistical content.
  • (Desirable) Higher degree (preferably PhD).

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About the Company

Public Health England (PHE) is an executive agency of the Department of Health providing; strategic leadership, research, advice and support for Government, local authorities and the NHS in protecting and improving the nation’s health.

The ERD S&T group is a multidisciplinary group that includes infectious disease biologists and epidemiologists, mathematical modellers, behavioural scientists, specialists in geographic information systems, and scientific computing. In partnership with others both within PHE and from outside, we collate data and information from across the world on new and emerging infectious disease threats including potential bioterrorist threats. This information is integrated with a wide range of other UK specific data in order to develop risk assessments and mathematical models and other IT/computer-based applications to assist with emergency planning, training and response functions.

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