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Senior Research Associate in computational disease ecology, Odum School of Ecology

The Drake lab in the Odum School of Ecology at the University of Georgia seeks to hire a Senior Research Associate to contribute to research on the emergence, transmission, and spread of infectious disease. The associate will be expected to contribute to ongoing projects; collaborate with others in the lab, including mentoring junior scientists; and initiate new lines of quantitative disease research according to their skills and interests. Expected salary: ~$75,000.

The ideal candidate for this position will have at least 5 years of post-PhD experience, a strong track record of publication in the peer-reviewed literature, extensive experience in programming in R, strong communication skills, and prior experience with stochastic and deterministic nonlinear dynamical systems. Candidates with experience modeling the spatial spread of infectious diseases are especially encouraged to apply.

The full position description and application can be found at

More information about the Drake lab can be found on the website ( For inquiries about the position, please contact John Drake (

University of Georgia
Athens, GA
Closing date
June 30th, 2022
Posted on
March 30th, 2022 19:49
Last updated
May 5th, 2022 18:54