20 de julio de 2012


Department of Veterinary Population Medicine, University of Minnesota Twin

A postdoctoral position is available to investigate infectious disease
dynamics in wild and domestic animal populations. Meggan Craft’s research
group uses mathematical and statistical models fit to empirical data from
field systems to study the spread and control of disease
( Current field
sites are located in Minnesota and in several national parks in East Africa.
Through the University of Minnesota’s Ecosystem Health Initiative, the
position provides an opportunity to interact with a diverse community of
epidemiologists, veterinarians, wildlife managers, geographers, ecologists,
and public health practitioners.

The successful applicant will have a PhD in ecology, statistics, applied
mathematics or a related field, with a strong background in infectious
disease modeling and quantitative analysis, a track record of publication,
and the ability to work independently as part of a multidisciplinary team.
Initial appointment will be for one year, with possible renewal depending on
progress. Salary will be commensurate with experience.  Review of
applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

Apply online at:

Applications should include (1) a cover letter explicitly describing the fit
with this position and a possible start date, (2) a curriculum vitae, and
(3) a statement of research interests and experience (attach as Additional
Document 1). PDF attachments of published or in press papers are encouraged
but not required. In addition to applying online, please have two letters of
recommendation sent via email (preferable as PDF files) to Dr. Meggan Craft

The Ecosystem Health Initiative of the University of Minnesota’s
College of
Veterinary Medicine is working with an international consortium of partners
to improve understanding of the relationship among the environment,
biodiversity, and the health of humans, livestock and wildlife. The
University of Minnesota is an equal opportunity educator and employer.

Meggan Craft, PhD
Assistant Professor, Veterinary Population Medicine
Institute on the Environment Resident Fellow
University of Minnesota
phone:  1(612)625-6242

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