Postdoctoral Associate - Disease forecasting

Postdoctoral Associate at the University of Georgia – Disease forecasting

The lab of Dr. John Drake (https://daphnia.ecology.uga.edu/drakelab/) 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 (https://www.ceid.uga.edu/).

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 https://www.ugajobsearch.com/postings/169896. Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until position is filled. For more information, please contact Dr. John Drake (jdrake@uga.edu).

Type
Postdoc
Institution
University of Georgia
City
Athens, GA
Country
USA
Closing date
December 31st, 2021
Posted on
October 26th, 2021 16:04
Last updated
October 26th, 2021 16:04
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