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Research Assistant Professor position available

Drs. Alex Perkins and Sean Moore at the University of Notre Dame invite applications for a position at the level of Research Assistant Professor. This position is envisioned to contribute to one or more of the projects listed below. In addition, support will be provided for the successful applicant to grow their own independent research directions.

  1. NIGMS MIRA R35 titled "Model-based inference and forecasting of co-circulating pathogen dynamics" -

  2. NSF IHBEM titled "Three-way coupling of water, behavior, and disease in the dynamics of mosquito-borne disease systems" -

  3. Yellow fever burden estimation and vaccination impact projection through the Vaccine Impact Modelling Consortium -

  4. Chikungunya vaccine trial planning with Bavarian Nordic

  5. NIAID R21 titled "Assessing the impact of COVID-19 interventions on human mobility and SARS-CoV-2 transmission dynamics in the United States" -

  6. Spatio-temporal modeling of pathogen occurrence and disease risk as part of the DoD-supported Remote Emerging Disease Intelligence Network (REDI-NET) -

Successful applicants should have a PhD and substantial postdoctoral experience in a quantitative field and a demonstrated interest in infectious disease epidemiology. Across these projects, there are a wide range of modeling and other techniques that could be relevant, so applicants with varied backgrounds are welcome to apply. Contracts will be offered on an annual basis but with the expectation of multiple years of support conditional on satisfactory progress. Salary will be competitive and determined based on the qualifications of the applicant, and standard benefits at the University of Notre Dame will be provided. Start date is flexible, and applications will be considered on a rolling basis.

Individuals with an interest in this opportunity should submit the following to taperkinsndedu and smoore15ndedu: a cover letter describing the applicant's research interests and background; a curriculum vitae; and contact information for 3 references. More information about the Perkins Lab can be found at

Early career faculty
University of Notre Dame
South Bend, IN
Closing date
December 31st, 2023
Posted on
September 12th, 2023 10:16
Last updated
September 12th, 2023 10:16