Research Associate

Employer
University of Maryland at Baltimore
Location
Maryland, United States
Salary
Salary Not Specified
Posted Date
Oct 14, 2021

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Science, Technology & Mathematics, Biology & Life Sciences, Biotechnology & Bioengineering, Mathematics, Administrative, Academic Affairs, Research Administration
Employment Type
Full Time


Specializing in Viral Dynamic, Phlyogenetics, and Infectious Disease Modeling

The University of Maryland School of Medicine, Institute of Human Virology, Division of Epidemiology and Prevention is recruiting a full-time Faculty Research Associate to work on mathematical modeling of viral diseases. Particular emphasis will be on SARS Co-V-2 and HIV.

The successful applicant will work with Dr. Man Charurat and his team to develop mathematical models that focus on viral dynamics, infectious disease modeling and phylogenetics of viral infections toward control strategies for HIV and COVID-19. The candidate will also collaborate with laboratory-based virologists, immunologists, oncologists, and clinical investigators to generate datasets appropriate for model testing and validation.

Qualifications :

PhD degree in statistics/biostatistics, computer science, applied mathematics, biomedical engineering, physics, computational biology, evolutionary biology or other fields with strong quantitative training.

Strong programming skills in C/C++, Matlab, Monolix/Mlxtran, python, and/or R and previous experience with differential equation-based models are required.

Candidate must have experience with BEAST, https://beast.community and time-scaled phylogenies analysis

To apply for this position, please send a cover letter, curriculum vitae, research statement, and contact information for 3 references to: Laura Powell, laura.powell@ihv.umaryland.edu.

The University of Maryland School of Medicine offers a competitive salary and benefits. Appointments are made commensurate with education and experience. The University of Maryland, Baltimore is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Employer. Minorities, women, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

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