We welcome applications from outstanding and enthusiastic researchers to join i-sense.

Our team is highly interdisciplinary with chemists, biochemists, physicists, engineers, computer scientists, microbiologists, epidemiologists and clinicians, working together on innovative sensing systems for infectious diseases.

We receive a very high number of applications and successful students typically have a First Class degree and research experience. Successful postdocs have a strong publication record. We encourage the most promising researchers to apply for Fellowships (for example, Royal Society, EPSRC, Wellcome Trust) and provide them with the scientific environment and mentorship that they need to become future successful independent investigators.

If you are interested in joining i-sense, please send your CV and a statement of interest to Erin Manning (

Scientist (Please apply for this position here)

Job reference: 919-AP-23743061-EXT

Employer: Public Health England (PHE)

Location: Colindale

Salary: £30,824 - £38,066 per annum (pro rata)

Public Health England and i-sense are currently looking for a new Scientist to join a dynamic and interdisciplinary team.

The post holder will be a member of the Respiratory Diseases Department, based in the influenza/ respiratory virus section. The post holder will work with the i-sense team and be responsible for focusing on developing a feed for PHE from web data such as Twitter and Google searches for the UK to complement existing flu surveillance activities. The post holder will develop data synthesis approaches to try and maximize their utility for forecasting purposes to aid in detecting the onset of the flu season and the intensity of transmission in the population.

For more information or to apply to this post, please visit the full job summary and description here

Closing date: 23 July 2017