The Department of Environmental Health Sciences at Columbia University seeks a postdoctoral scientist for work on infectious disease modeling.

The Department of Environmental Health Sciences at Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health seeks a postdoctoral scientist for work on infectious disease modeling. The successful candidate will support multiple projects investigating infectious disease systems and developing model-inference frameworks for simulation of infectious agents, inference and analytics of critical epidemiological characteristics, counterfactual simulations, and projections and forecasting. The scientist will join a dynamic team of computational biologists, epidemiologists, and mathematicians studying a range of infectious diseases, including influenza, COVID-19, malaria, dengue and anti-microbial resistant organisms.

Expected duties include:

--Conducts research on infectious diseases, deriving novel mathematical and statistical frameworks and applying them to infectious disease systems and questions.
--Writes up and presents findings in public talks, scientific conferences, and peer-reviewed journals.
--Develops new research projects in collaboration with larger scientific team.
--Performs related duties & responsibilities as assigned/requested.

Minimum Qualifications:

--A Ph.D in Computational Biology, Mathematics, Statistics, Epidemiology or a related discipline.
--Experience programming in languages such as Matlab, R, or Python is required.
--An ability to work both collaboratively and independently, and strong oral and written communication skills are also needed.

Type
Postdoc
Institution
Columbia University
City
New York
Country
USA
Closing date
December 31st, 2022
Posted on
October 10th, 2022 20:37
Last updated
October 10th, 2022 20:37
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