Post-Doctoral Associate in Epidemiology

University of Minnesota - Office of Human Resources
March 25, 2020
Twin Cities, MN
Job Type


Required Qualifications:
Candidates must have completed a DVM and Ph.D. degrees by start date and should be able to demonstrate experience on analytical
epidemiology. Experience on swine infectious diseases research is a plus. Candidates are encouraged to specify their areas of expertise;
however, strong background in statistics, infectious disease modeling, network analysis, spatial statistics is desired. Proficiency in programing
language, specifically R is required. Excellent oral/written communication, leadership and interpersonal skills, and demonstrated ability to work in teams are required.

About the Job


1) To conduct research and provide technical assistance to the PI, students, and trainees in the lab on surveillance, laboratory data analysis, and other miscellaneous problems related to disease epidemiology.
2) To collect and organize data for research activities.
3) To 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) To attend, participate, or present at laboratory meetings, seminars, graduate and undergraduate lectures, and conferences as needed
5) To perform miscellaneous laboratory and office duties as assigned by the PI including, but not limited to, ordering supplies and reagents and help the PI in the organization and coordination of meetings and projects.
6) To maintain frequent communication with other faculty and collaborators, including, if required traveling to international destinations to meet with collaborators and collect data.

How To Apply

Applications must be submitted online. To be considered for this position, please click the Apply button and follow the instructions. You will be given the opportunity to complete an online application for the position and attach a cover letter and resume.

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Applications should include: (1) a cover letter describing research interests and fit with this position, and a possible start date, (2) a curriculum vitae, and (3) and three letters of reference.

To request an accommodation during the application process, please e-mail or call (612) 624-UOHR (8647).


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About the U of M

The University of Minnesota, Twin Cities (UMTC)

The University of Minnesota, Twin Cities (UMTC), is among the largest public research universities in the country, offering undergraduate, graduate, and professional students a multitude of opportunities for study and research. Located at the heart of one of the nation's most vibrant, diverse metropolitan communities, students on the campuses in Minneapolis and St. Paul benefit from extensive partnerships with world-renowned health centers, international corporations, government agencies, and arts, nonprofit, and public service organizations.

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