The College of Veterinary Medicine’s Department of Veterinary Preventive Medicine is seeking a Postdoctoral Scholar to support epidemiological research related to multiple animal species and public health. The Postdoctoral Scholar will be expected to conduct research and provide technical assistance to the PI (s), students, and trainees as needed.
The main roles for the individual hired for this position will include: 1) collecting and organizing data for research activities, which may involve driving to farms and collecting different types of samples for research purposes; 2) collaborating 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; 3) attending, participating, or presenting at laboratory meetings, seminars, graduate and undergraduate lectures, and conferences as needed; 4) performing miscellaneous office duties as assigned by the PI (s) including, but not limited to, ordering supplies and helping the PI in the organization and coordination of meetings and projects; 5) maintaining frequent communication with other faculty and collaborators including students, veterinarians and farmers; and 6) helping with teaching responsibilities related to preventive medicine and epidemiology including reviewing lectures, assignments and rubric, and grading. Work hours will typically occur between normal business hours but may occasionally require early morning and late evening travel.
This position is available for one year with the possibility of extension based on satisfactory performance and availability of funds. The final candidate could split time between two laboratories. The successful completion of a university background check is required.
Additional Information for Applicants::
Applications should include: (1) letter of intent describing research interests and fit with this position, (2) curriculum vitae/resume, and (3) three references (contact only; no letters needed). Physical Requirements: Sitting/staring at computer screens for long periods of time.
Ph.D. in epidemiology or a related field.
DVM; familiarity with programing language (Stata/R/SAS.); experience in veterinary epidemiology, qualitative research approaches, excellent oral/written communication, leadership, and interpersonal skills, and demonstrated ability to work in teams.
Target Salary: $48,000.00 - $49,000.00 Annually
Job Category: Research
Job Appointment (FTE%):
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