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Research Fellow - AR1936ML
School of Biology
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School of Biology, Centre for Biological Diversity, Salary: £32,004 - £36,001 per annum, Start Date: 1 July 2017, or as soon as possible, Fixed Term: until 31 May 2019

Applications are invited for a Research Fellow to work with Dr Andy Gardner at the University of St Andrews on the social evolution of digital organisms.

The successful candidate will develop a software platform for studying social evolution in digital organisms and will use this platform to conduct social evolutionary experiments on the evolution of cooperation. The project is very flexible and will be tailored to the skills, experience and interests of the successful candidate.

The successful candidate should have a good degree in biology, computer science, or in another relevant discipline and a PhD in computer science, evolutionary biology, or another relevant discipline. They should have strong computer programming ability and experience.

The post is available from 1 July 2017, or as soon as possible thereafter until 31 May 2019.

Applications are particularly welcome from women who are under-represented in Science posts at the University. 

The University of St Andrews is committed to promoting equality, which is further demonstrated through its working on the Gender and Race Equality Charters and being awarded the Athena SWAN award for women in science, HR Excellence in Research Award and the LGBT Charter. More details on diversity online: http://www.st-andrews.ac.uk/hr/edi/diversityawards/.

Please quote ref: AR1936ML

Closing Date: 19 May 2017

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School of Biology
Centre for Biological Diversity
Salary: £32,004 - £36,001 per annum
Start Date:  1 July 2017, or as soon as possible
Fixed Term:  until 31 May 2019

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