196001 - Dept-Population,Health,PathobiDepartment:
196001 - Dept-Population,Health,PathobiJob City & State:
Raleigh, NCEssential Job Duties:
The Department of Population Health and Pathobiology at North Carolina State University has an excellent opportunity for a highly motivated Postdoc (Doctoral-level Research Scholar) to join our ambitious new team conducting research with an impact in the areas of COVID-19, healthcare-associated infections, antimicrobial resistance, and disease surveillance. Our lab applies traditional and innovative methods in infectious disease epidemiology and modeling to address real-world challenges in public health and clinical practice using a One Health approach. Other Work/Responsibilities:
The college is committed to practicing inclusivity, making community a priority and promoting innovation. We embrace effective leadership and we champion personal and professional growth.
Duties and Responsibilities
As a Postdoc in our lab, you will be given significant autonomy while benefiting from individual mentorship. Opportunities abound for a candidate interested in conducting timely research on rapidly evolving public health issues, with a focus on stakeholder engagement and translation and dissemination of research findings. Additionally, you will experience working within our highly collaborative Department which has a track record of successful federal funding and has established multidisciplinary research collaborations in North Carolina, nationally, and globally.
Reports to: Sarah Rhea, DVM, MPH, PhD, Assistant Professor
- Independently design studies, perform data analyses and modeling activities, interpret results, and formulate conclusions
- Conduct or supervise data collection and/or integration activities, as needed, using data from various sources (e.g., public health surveillance, human healthcare, animal health, environment)
- Prepare scientific publications independently and collaboratively
- Contribute to grant proposal writing and/or develop new research ideas within the context of the lab’s general focus areas and prepare related grant proposals
- Mentor graduate students in the lab
Monday-Friday, 8am-5pm, some after hours and/or weekend work possibleDepartment Required Skills:
N/APreferred Years Experience, Skills, Training, Education:
Required License or Certification:
- Doctoral degree in epidemiology, biostatistics, ecology, environmental health, or related field
- Strong quantitative and programming skills in epidemiology, biostatistics, and mathematical modeling
- Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written
- Ability to work both independently and in collaboration with a team
N/AValid NC Driver's License required?:
NoCommercial Driver's License Required?:
NoAnticipated Hiring Range:
$50,000 - $54,000Job Open Date:
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