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Post Doctoral AD- Drake

Employer
The University of Georgia
Location
Athens Area

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Institutional & Business Affairs, Auxiliary Services
Position Type
Postdoc
Employment Type
Full Time
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Job Details

Posting Number:

G/R23588P

Working Title:

Post Doctoral AD- Drake

Department:

Ecology-Odum School of Ecology

About the University of Georgia:

Since our founding in 1785, the University of Georgia has operated as Georgia’s oldest, most comprehensive, and most diversified institution of higher education (https://www.uga.edu/). The proof is in our more than 235 years of academic and professional achievements and our continual commitment to 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 employs approximately 3,000 faculty and more than 7,700 full-time staff. The University’s enrollment exceeds 40,000 students including over 30,000 undergraduates and over 10,000 graduate and professional students. Academic programs reside in 18 schools and colleges, as well as a medical partnership with Augusta University housed on the UGA Health Sciences Campus in Athens.

Employment Type:

Employee

Anticipated Start Date:

01/02/2024

Posting Date:

09/26/2023

Open Until Filled:

Yes

Location of Vacancy:

Athens Area

EOO 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. Persons needing accommodations or assistance with the accessibility of materials related to this search are encouraged to contact Central HR (hrweb@uga.edu).

Duties/Responsibilities:

Design and conduct research on the ecology of infectious diseases

Percentage of time:

70

Duties/Responsibilities:

Write scholarly articles and present research at CEID events as well as external meetings

Percentage of time:

15

Duties/Responsibilities:

Assist with collaborative projects, including working groups and CEID initiated research proposals

Percentage of time:

15

Classification Title:

Post-Doctoral Associate AD

FLSA:

Exempt

FTE:

1.0

Position Summary:

The Center for the Ecology of Infectious Diseases
(CEID) at UGA is accepting applications for a
postdoctoral position focused on the data science, artificial
intelligence, modeling and infectious disease dynamics, with
a start date of January 2, 2024 or soon after.

Established in 2016, The CEID is a hub of
interdisciplinary research on the ecology and evolution of
infectious diseases of humans and animals. The CEID
Postdoctoral Scholar will have the opportunity to
collaborate with scientists from the Odum School of
Ecology, College of Veterinary Medicine, College of
Public Health, College of Agriculture and
Environmental Sciences and the Warnell School of Forestry
& Natural Resources. Postdoctoral Scholars are scientists-in-
residence working on projects of their own design.
Additional benefits include access to world class faculty
and research scientists and an assigned faculty mentor,
technical support for computational projects, and the
opportunity to participate in Center activities including
workshops, seminars, collaborative projects and
working groups (current working groups focused on
behavior, disease mapping, macroparasites, and disease
forecasting).

Candidates with strong quantitative skills and a
background in ecology, evolution, or infectious disease
biology are especially encouraged to apply. US and
international citizens are eligible, and individuals not
currently affiliated with UGA are encouraged to apply.

Is this a Position of Trust?:

No

Does this position have operation, access, or control of financial resources? :

No

Does this position require a P-Card? :

No

Is having a P-Card an essential function of this position? :

No

Is driving a requirement of this position?:

No

Does this position have direct interaction or care of children under the age of 18 or direct patient care?:

No

Does this position have Security Access (e.g., public safety, IT security, personnel records, patient records, or access to chemicals and medications):

No

Contact Details:

For questions concerning this position or recruitment progression, please refer to the Recruitment Contact listed below.

Recruitment Contact Name:

Hanna Crawford

Recruitment Contact Email:

hanna.dockery@uga.edu

Organization

The University of Georgia, a land-grant and sea-grant university with statewide commitments and responsibilities, is the state’s oldest and most comprehensive institution of higher education. Founded in 1785, it is the birthplace of public higher education in America.

Today, UGA enrolls more than 40,000 undergraduate, graduate, and professional students. The main campus has 460 buildings on 767 acres of land. The total acreage of UGA in 30 Georgia counties is 41,539. UGA has 18 colleges and schools, which include Agricultural and Environmental Sciences, Arts and Sciences, Business, Ecology, Education, Engineering, Environment and Design, Family and Consumer Sciences, Forestry and Natural Resources, Graduate School, Journalism and Mass Communication, Law, Pharmacy, Public Health, Public and International Affairs, Social Work, Veterinary Medicine, and the Honors College. It offers 24 baccalaureate degrees in more than 140 fields; 33 master’s degrees in 144 fields; 8 educational specialist degrees; four doctoral degrees in 99 areas; professional degrees in law, pharmacy and veterinary medicine; and more than 170 study-abroad and exchange programs. UGA Libraries rank among the nation’s best research libraries and contain a total of 5.3 million volumes and one of nation’s largest map collections. The university has had 25 recipients of the prestigious Rhodes Scholarship, making it one of the nation’s top Rhodes producers among public universities. UGA is home of the Peabody Awards, presented annually for distinguished achievement and meritorious public service for television, podcast/radio, and digital media. It also is home of Georgia’s State Botanical Garden, state Museum of Art and State Museum of Natural History. Additionally, UGA has one of the largest and most comprehensive public service and outreach programs conducted by an American educational institution.

Company info
Telephone
706-542-3000
Location
215 S. Jackson St.
Athens
Georgia
30602
US

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