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Position: Postdoctoral Research Associate
Institution: University of Georgia
Location: Athens, Georgia, United States
Duties: The Rohani lab is seeking to recruit a postdoctoral research associate, who will be based at the Odum School of Ecology at the University of Georgia. The position is aimed at developing mathematical and computational models for mumps transmission. In particular, this position will examine the evidence for waning of vaccine immunity to mumps versus explanations based on viral evolution
Requirements: 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. Skills: Dynamical systems, computer programming, applied math, statistics, epidemiology
   
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Bookmark this Posting | Print Preview | Apply for this Job Posting Details Posting Number S02170P Working Title Postdoctoral Research Associate-Rohani Department Ecology Dean's Office About the University of Georgia 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 (http://www.uga.edu/). 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. About the College/Unit/Department College/Unit/Department website Posting Type External Retirement Plan TRS or ORP Employment Type Employee Benefits Eligibility Benefits Eligible Full/Part time Full Time Work Schedule Additional Schedule Information Typically 8am-5pm Monday-Friday. Advertised Salary $50,000-60,000 Posting Date 10/22/2018 Open until filled Yes Closing Date Proposed Starting Date 01/01/2019 Special Instructions to Applicants Location of Vacancy Athens Area 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. Classification Title POSTDOCTORAL RESEARCH ASSOC FLSA Exempt Job Family Research And Lab FTE 100 Minimum 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. Preferred Qualifications Position Summary The Rohani lab is seeking to recruit a postdoctoral research associate, who will be based at the Odum School of Ecology at the University of Georgia. The position is aimed at developing mathematical and computational models for mumps transmission. In particular, this position will examine the evidence for waning of vaccine immunity to mumps versus explanations based on viral evolution: This is a collaborative project with colleagues at the Vet School, UGA. Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and/or Competencies Dynamical systems, computer programming, applied math, statistics, epidemiology. Physical Demands Spend long hours in front of a computer Is driving a responsibility of this position? No Is this a Position of Trust? 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 Does this position have direct interaction or care of children under the age of 18 or direct patient care? Does this position have Security Access (e.g., public safety, IT security, personnel records, patient records, or access to chemicals and medications) Credit and P-Card policy Be advised a credit check will be required for all positions with financial responsibilities. For additional information about the credit check criteria, visit the UGA Credit Background Check website. Duties/Responsibilities Duties/Responsibilities Developing, analyzing and interpreting epidemiological data and relevant models. Percentage of time 65 Duties/Responsibilities Preparing written and oral communication of research output. Percentage of time 20 Duties/Responsibilities Keeping up to date on appropriate methodological and epidemiological literature. Percentage of time 10 Duties/Responsibilities Lab relating activities, including meetings and collaborative projects. Percentage of time 5 Posting Specific Questions Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*). Applicant Documents Required Documents Resume/CV Optional Documents Cover Letter Other Documents #1 Other Documents #2 Persons needing accommodations or assistance with the accessibility of materials related to this search are encouraged to contact University HR (hrweb@uga.edu). 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. To ensure the security of your data, you will be logged out due to inactivity in 3 minutes at . Any data not saved will be lost. Click 'OK' to keep your session active.
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