Postdoctoral Research Assoc

Mar 07, 2018
Position Type
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Position Summary: A postdoctoral position is available in the Bellan lab, which focuses on data-driven modeling of infectious disease dynamics and epidemiological study design. Individuals with a demonstrated interest in infectious disease dynamics and with training in physics, mathematics, statistics, computer science, engineering, or any other quantitative background are strongly encouraged to apply, as are individuals with training in epidemiology, medicine, public health, disease ecology, microbiology, demography, or sociology. Research projects will address topical questions in public health. Potential projects may focus on HIV or tuberculosis epidemiology, spatial dynamics of pathogen spread, vaccine efficacy trial study design, integrated care, or other basic and applied topics in infectious disease epidemiology. Interdisciplinary projects that combine implementation science, economic evaluation, and infectious disease epidemiology will be strongly encouraged.

Responsibilities: Conduct research on infectious disease epidemiology, to publish the results in peer-reviewed journals, and to present the results at conferences

Qualifications: The appointee has received a Ph.D. or equivalent doctorate (e.g., D.V.M., Sc.D., M.D. , PharmD ), usually recently, in a field directly related to the appointee's assigned responsibilities.

About UGA: The University of Georgia (UGA), a land-grant and sea-grant university with statewide commitments and responsibilities is the state's oldest, most comprehensive, and most diversified institution of higher education ( UGA is currently ranked among the top 20 public universities in U.S. News & World Report. The University's main campus is located in Athens, approximately 65 miles northeast of Atlanta, with extended campuses in Atlanta, Griffin, Gwinnett, and Tifton. UGA was founded in 1785 by the Georgia General Assembly as the first state-chartered University in the country. UGA employs approximately 1,800 full-time instructional faculty and more than 7,600 full-time staff. The University's enrollment exceeds 36,000 students including over 27,500 undergraduates and over 8,500 graduate and professional students. Academic programs reside in 17 schools and colleges, as well as a medical partnership with Augusta University housed on the UGA Health Sciences Campus in Athens.

Full time/Part time: Full Time

EEO Policy Statement: The University of Georgia is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ethnicity, age, genetic information, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation or protected veteran status.

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