Duke University, Evolutionary Anthropology

Position ID:Duke-EVANTH-GOLDBERTPOSTDOC2 [#14523, Goldberg]
Position Title: Postdoctoral Associate
Position Type:Postdoctoral
Position Location:Durham, North Carolina 27708, United States [map]
Subject Area: Evolutionary Anthropology
Appl Deadline:2019/09/17 11:59PMhelp popup* finished (2019/09/09, finished 2020/03/22)
Position Description:    

*** this position has been closed, and no new applications is accepted. ***

The Goldberg lab in the department of Evolutionary Anthropology is recruiting a postdoctoral scholar to join in 2019. The candidate will develop and apply quantitative methods to study zoonotic disease spread. The associate is expected to prepare related manuscripts for publications and present results at annual conferences.

The postdoctoral scholar may work on a range of projects in population biology and disease ecology. Primary project includes mathematical modeling of the spread of zoonotic malaria in Brazil. Other proposed research within the scope of lab interests is welcome.

The Goldberg lab combines theory and computational data analysis; interest in biological applications of programming, statistics, and/or mathematics is required. Candidates must have a PhD in biological anthropology, evolutionary biology, statistics, mathematics, or a related area by the time they start. Demonstrated ability to prepare and present scientific research in the form of peer-reviewed publications preferred. Initial appointment is for 1 year, with planned annual renewal.

To apply to this position please upload a cover letter, C.V.,  a draft or published version of a manuscript, a brief statement of research interests, and contact information for 3 references to Academics Jobs Online at https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/14523. No paper applications will be accepted unless specifically solicited.

Duke is an Affirmative Action / Equal Opportunity Employer committed to providing employment opportunity without regard to an individual’s age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or veteran status.

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Duke University
Box 90383
Durham, NC 27708

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