Postdoctoral Position in Disease Eco-Epidemiology

Projects will integrate field, molecular, and quantitative techniques in an eco-epidemiology framework. The successful candidate will be expected to contribute to proposal writing, prepare manuscripts, and mentor undergraduate, public health, veterinary, and/or graduate students. The successful applicant must work independently and as a member of multidisciplinary collaborative teams. The candidate will have the opportunity to integrate with a Citizen Science project (http://kissingbug.tamu.edu/) and the Ecology and Evolutionary Biology Program (http://eeb.tamu.edu/).

The preferred candidate will have a PhD in quantitatively oriented field such as epidemiology, ecology, geography or related fields with research experience in statistical modeling and/or spatial epidemiology. Alternately, candidates with a biomedical science background and experience in next generation sequencing and bioinformatics will be reviewed. Candidates must have a good track record of publications and have strong organizational, written, and oral communication skills.

Application review will begin immediately and the position will remain open until filled. The expected start date is flexible between summer-fall 2016. The position is available for one year with the possibility of renewal depending on performance and available funds. Salary is commensurate with experience. Application materials consist of a cover letter, CV, statement of research interests and career goals, and the names of three references. Materials should be emailed as a single PDF to Sarah Hamer: shamer@cvm.tamu.edu