Summary Description: One or more full-time Post-Doctoral Research Scientist positions are available at the Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health in the Department of Environmental Health Sciences.The position is part of an intensive Manhattan-based surveillance project with the goal of better understanding the transmission dynamics and genetic basis of respiratory virus infection. Work under this project will include epidemiological analysis, mathematical modeling, bioinformatics, and model-inference forecasting.
Minimum Qualifications: Experience in environmental health sciences.Candidates applying for this position must have or be near completion of a doctoral degree in Computational Biology, Applied Mathematics, Statistics, Bioinformatics, Epidemiology or a related discipline. Persons with a strong background and interest in Bayesian statistics, mathematical modeling and/or infectious disease dynamics are encouraged to apply. Experience programming in languages such as Matlab, R, or Python is preferable.
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