Responsibilities: 1)Conduct research related to the evolutionary dynamics of PRRSV utilizing phyldynamic or similar approaches. 2)Provide technical assistance to the PI, students, and trainees on data analysis, and other miscellaneous problems related to epidemiology and/or phylogenetic analysis. 3)Collect and organize data for research activities. Collaborate with the PI in the generation and testing of research hypotheses and data analysis, writing of papers, grants, and reports, and preparation of presentations and lectures. 4)Participate in laboratory meetings, seminars, graduate and undergraduate lectures, and conferences as needed. 5)Perform miscellaneous duties as assigned by the PI including, but not limited to, ordering supplies and organization and coordination of meetings and projects. 6)Maintain frequent communication with other faculty and collaborators, including potential travel to meet with collaborators at the University of Edinburgh.
Required Qualifications: Candidates must have completed a Ph.D. degree by start date. Strong organizational, quantitative analysis, and writing skills are necessary. Experience with phylodynamics, molecular epidemiology, or bioinformatics is also required. Desired qualifications include excellent oral/written communication; leadership and interpersonal skills; previous experience with livestock epidemiology or production; and demonstrated ability to work in teams. Candidates with a background in epidemiology, veterinary medicine, statistics, management of large datasets will have preference.
Internal Number: 339329
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