Post Doc–Bahl 210488
University Of Georgia
Posting Details Posting Number G/R13383P
Working Title Post Doc–Bahl 210488 Department VetMed-Infectious Diseases About the University of Georgia
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College/Unit/Department website Employment Type Employee Additional Schedule Information Advertised Salary Anticipated Start Date 08/01/2021 Posting Date 06/29/2021 Closing Date Open Until Filled Yes Special Instructions to Applicants Location of Vacancy Athens Area EOO Statement
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Please approximate the percentage of time spent on each task (out of 100%) during a typical work week. List these tasks in order of importance, with the most critical task coming first. Do not list more than 6 entries – do not go below 5% time per assigned duty.
– Participate in full-time research program as agreed upon with PI. – Conceptualize, design, implement and troubleshoot research protocols; adapt new procedures and develop new computational approaches and methods as appropriate. – Maintain clear and timely records. – Collect, prepare and analyze research data; maintain computer database of research data; contribute to project design and group meetings. tabulate and display data for presentation in research conferences, for manuscript preparation and grant submission; use graphics and statistical software to analyze and present data. – Contribute to research meetings and progress reports for founders and collaborators. – Reading and researching literature, manuscript preparation of research findings. Assist in grant writing. – Supervise other personnel in to coordinate group research efforts, participate in training of students, visiting researchers and volunteer workers as needed.
Percentage of time 100
Position Details Classification Title Post-Doctoral Associate AD
FLSA Exempt UGA Job Code Job Family FTE 1.00 Minimum Qualifications Position Summary
Multiple post-doctoral positions are available in the Bahl Lab working on molecular epidemiology and phylodynamics of RNA viruses. NIH, CDC and NSF funded projects include investigations of SARS-CoV-2 transmission across biological scales (in collaboration with the multiple public health labs) and molecular epidemiological studies using environmental and clinical surveillance of SARS-CoV-2 (in collaboration with Lipp and Glenn Labs); Ecology and Evolution of influenza A virus, including studies on avian influenza with pandemic potential, epidemiological modeling of seasonal influenza (in collaboration with NIH-NIAID CEIRR network and CDC), and prediction of antigenic evolution (in collaboration with Rohani and Drake Labs).
Relevant/Preferred Education, Experience, Licensure, Certification in Position
PhD in evolutionary biology, infectious disease epidemiology, mathematical modeling or related quantitative discipline is preferred. 0-2 years of relevant experience in a research environment.
Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and/or Competencies
Comfortable with a suitable programming language (i.e. R/python/java) and familiar with using BEAST/BEAST2 packages.
Working at a computer for extended periods of time.
Is this a Position of Trust? Yes 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) Yes
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