Postdoctoral Fellow in Infectious Disease and Population Modelling

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Palmerston North, New Zealand

CS_SVS_467_09/20
School of Veterinary Science
College of Sciences
Term length: fixed-term
Hours of work: full-time

Du​e to Covid-19 and the worldwide pandemic, we are currently only accepting applications from New Zealand Citizens, New Zealand Residents who are either residing in New Zealand or overseas OR applicants who hold a valid work visa and are currently living in New Zealand.

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Position Overview

The School of Veterinary Science invites applications for a 2-year fixed term position of Postdoctoral Fellow in Infectious Disease and Population Modelling.

As the Postdoctoral Fellow you will support research into infectious diseases, with a particular focus on dynamical modelling of human populations, transport and/or infections, using mathematical and/or statistical approaches.

Applicants must have a strong background in a quantitative science, particularly mathematics and/or statistics, and coding skills (e.g. R) and hold a PhD in a relevant area.

A working knowledge of infectious disease modelling and/or human population or transport modelling would be useful but is not essential.

You must possess initiative, flexibility, effective communication skills and be able to work constructively within a multidisciplinary team environment with other staff and graduate students.

Enquiries of an academic nature may be directed to Professor David Hayman, Phone +64 6 3569099 ext. 83047 or email [email protected]

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Postdoctoral Fellow in Infectious Disease and Population Modelling

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