Postdoctoral Research Scholar
Posting DetailsVacancy TypePost DocIs Internal Transfer OnlyNoTime-Limited Appointment LengthNoIf Yes, Appointment LengthWorking TitlePostdoctoral Research ScholarAnticipated Hiring RangeCommensurate with experiencePosition Number00108170Work Schedule40 hours per weekFull Time Equivalent (FTE)1.0Department196001 - Dept-Population,Health,PathobiDepartment 196001 - Dept-Population,Health,PathobiJob City & StateRaleigh, NCEssential Job Duties
A postdoctoral research scholar position on infectious disease modeling is immediately available at Dr. Lanzas lab (North Carolina State University). The successful candidate will join a 5-year CDC-funded project in the area of infectious disease modeling of health-care associated infections with an interdisciplinary group of researchers with expertise in
infectious disease modeling, hospital epidemiology and clinics, applied mathematics, and genomics from North Carolina State University, Washington University School of Medicine, and University of Tennessee. The project involve the development of multi-scale models for the transmission and phylodynamics of multidrug resistant pathogens. The initial appointment will be for one year, with renewal possible.
Duties & Responsibilities:
The postdoctoral associate will be expected to carry out independent work, make presentations regarding his/her research, to publish their research results in peer-reviewed journals, to participate in grant proposal preparation, and to interact with other faculty, postdoctoral associates, and graduate students at the University level and across collaborating institutions of the project.
Ph.D. or equivalent doctorate (e.g., M.D., D.V.M., Sc.D.) in appropriate field awarded no more than five (5) years from initial date of postdoctoral appointment.Departmental Required Skills
The postdoctoral associate shall have a Ph.D. degree in a relevant quantitative discipline (ecology, epidemiology, engineering, applied mathematics, statistics and related fields) and have a deep interest in interdisciplinary collaboration, strong quantitative and programming skills, and good oral and writing skills are expected. The applicant must have experience in R software and/or MATLAB.Preferred Experience, Skills, Training/Education
Experience developing and implement agent-based models and/or infectious disease genomics is desirable.Required License or Certification
N/ASpecial InstructionsJob Open Date08/26/2020Must Be Open Until
Positions will be posted until 5:00 PM ET on this date. Positions remaining posted after this date are still accepting applications but may close at any time.09/09/2020Is this position partially or fully funded on ARRA stimulus monies?NoProposed Hire Date09/14/2020AA/EOE
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