The University of Maryland School of Medicine is recruiting a full-time Faculty Research Associate.

Faculty Research Associate
Specializing in Viral Dynamic, Phlyogenetics, and Infectious Disease Modeling
The University of Maryland School of Medicine, Institute of Human Virology, Division of Epidemiology and Prevention is recruiting a full-time Faculty Research Associate to work on mathematical modeling of viral diseases. Particular emphasis will be on SARS Co-V-2 and HIV.

The successful applicant will work with Dr. Man Charurat and his team to develop mathematical models that focus on viral dynamics, infectious disease modeling and phylogenetics of viral infections toward control strategies for HIV and COVID-19. The candidate will also collaborate with laboratory-based virologists, immunologists, oncologists, and clinical investigators to generate datasets appropriate for model testing and validation.

Qualifications
PhD degree in statistics/biostatistics, computer science, applied mathematics, biomedical engineering, physics, computational biology, evolutionary biology or other fields with strong quantitative training.
Strong programming skills in C/C++, Matlab, Monolix/Mlxtran, python, and/or R and previous experience with differential equation-based models are required.
To apply for this position, please send a cover letter, curriculum vitae, research statement, and contact information for 3 references to: Laura Powell, laura.powell@ihv.umaryland.edu.

The University of Maryland School of Medicine offers a competitive salary and benefits. Appointments are made commensurate with education and experience. The University of Maryland, Baltimore is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Employer. Minorities, women, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

Type
Postdoc
Institution
University of Maryland School of Medicine, Institute of Human Virology, Division of Epidemiology and Prevention
City
Baltimore
Country
USA
Closing date
November 30th, 2021
Posted on
October 19th, 2021 18:25
Last updated
October 23rd, 2021 19:50
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