Postdoctoral Associate - Disease forecasting

Postdoctoral Associate at the University of Georgia – Disease forecasting

The lab of Dr. John Drake ( in the Odum School of Ecology at the University of Georgia is seeking to hire a postdoctoral associate to contribute to ongoing work in the area of quantitative disease ecology. This position will perform mathematical analysis of dynamical systems models and/or develop statistical models with a focus on disease forecasting.

This position will be expected to participate in the development and execution of a quantitative research project in his/her area of expertise. Research methodology may include dynamical systems modeling, stochastic processes, simulation, computational statistics, geostatistics, and/or machine learning. This position will work closely with the Forecasting working group in the Center for the Ecology of Infectious Diseases (

Qualifications: PhD in mathematics, physics, ecology, epidemiology or related discipline; proficiency in scientific programming, preferably in R; excellent oral and written communication skills.

The expected start date is January, 2022. This position is for a one-year appointment with the possibility for renewal, dependent upon funding, performance and other factors.

Apply at Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until position is filled. For more information, please contact Dr. John Drake (

University of Georgia
Athens, GA
Closing date
December 31st, 2021
Posted on
October 26th, 2021 16:04
Last updated
October 26th, 2021 16:04