A postdoc position is available in Gabriel Hamer’s Lab, Texas A&M University studying vector-borne disease ecology.

Postdoctoral Position
Department of Entomology, Texas A&M University
Vector-borne and zoonotic disease ecology

A postdoctoral position is available in Gabriel Hamer’s Lab (http://hamerlab.tamu.edu) in the Department of Entomology, Texas A&M University. The successful candidate will contribute to one or more research projects funded by multiple federal sponsors, including the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the Department of Defense, and the National Institutes of Health. Lab projects include the evaluation of mosquito and tick control interventions, triatomine vector biology and control, mosquito and triatomine transmission experiments, and high containment research on SARS-CoV-2 and other viruses.

Candidates should have a PhD in biology, ecology, entomology, veterinary medicine or related fields. Strong quantitative skills are required and candidates should demonstrate a good track record of publications, have strong organizational, written, and oral communication skills, and will be expected to lead data analyses and contribute to proposal writing. Desirable skills and experience include one or more of the following: statistical modeling, mathematical modeling, transmission experiments, molecular techniques, geographic information systems, spatial analyses and/or field vector or animal sampling. Candidates will need to work independently and as effective members of multidisciplinary collaborative teams. The candidate will have the opportunity to integrate with the investigators and partners of the Western Gulf Center of Excellence in Vector-Borne Diseases (https://www.utmb.edu/wgcvbd) and the Ecology and Evolutionary Biology Program (http://eeb.tamu.edu/).

Review of applications will begin immediately and the positions will remain open until filled. The expected start date is flexible. Applications should include a CV, statement of research interests, the names of three references and be e-mailed as a single PDF to: ghamer@tamu.edu

Texas A&M University
College Station
Closing date
June 30th, 2021
Posted on
May 6th, 2021 19:01
Last updated
May 6th, 2021 19:01