Work on spatial analysis and disease modeling as part of an NIH/NSF funded project on Ebola and measles in the DRC.

The Bharti lab ( at The Pennsylvania State University, in the Department of Biology and the Center for Infectious Disease Dynamics, is recruiting a highly motivated Postdoctoral Scholar to conduct research on human health, movement, and infectious diseases. Successful applicants will have experience in either spatial analysis using GIS or disease modeling in R and/or Python with plenty of opportunities to learn on the job as necessary. They should have an understanding of statistics, experience in data analysis, and good team communication skills.

Education and Experience: The position requires a completed Ph.D. degree in Biology, Geography, Epidemiology, Ecology, or a related field. Creative, interdisciplinary thinkers interested in research in this area are encouraged to apply.

Application Requirements: Please provide a current CV, a personal statement describing why you are a qualified candidate for this position, including your short and long-term professional goals, research statement describing your research interests, your previous and current work, and possible future directions, PDFs including up to three representative publications (fewer than three is appropriate), and contact information for three references. All application materials must be submitted electronically.
This is a limited-term appointment funded for one year from date of hire with excellent possibility of refunding. Review of applications will begin on December 16, 2022 and continue until the position is filled. Incomplete applications will not be reviewed. Send questions to

More information about Penn State and resources for Postdoctoral scholars can be found on the following website: Standard University background checks will be required.

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Penn State University and Center for Infectious Disease Dynamics
University Park
Closing date
February 28th, 2023
Posted on
January 17th, 2023 21:11
Last updated
January 17th, 2023 21:11