The Carney Lab at the University of South Florida seeks a
full-time Postdoctoral Fellow to conduct and publish research on
mosquitoes at the intersection of geographic information systems
(GIS), artificial intelligence (AI), and citizen science.
The researcher will work as part of an interdisciplinary team at
USF, NASA, CDC, and international organizations on the NSF-funded
project, "Surveillance and Control of Mosquito-Borne Diseases
through Automated Species Identification and Spatiotemporal
This is a full-time, one-year position with the possibility of
renewal. Ability to work remotely.
Additional information about the lab and PI Ryan Carney can be
found at http://CarneyLab.org
QUALIFICATIONS (Education &
A PhD in any related field and a record of publication.
Proficiency in some aspects of GIS and/or AI. Specific desired
expertise includes geospatial methods such as habitat modeling,
spatial statistics, and spatiotemporal modeling, and/or machine
learning approaches such as the recent Fourier neural operator and
no-code platform Trinity. Experience with ESRI products as well as
QGIS, SaTScan, and Python coding a plus. Some background in
mosquito biology. A strong publication record in highly ranked
peer-reviewed journals and ability to write well; researcher will
be responsible for co-/authoring multiple papers.
Information for Applicants
This position is subject to a Level 1 criminal background
Job Opening Number: 28578
Posting End Date: 12/25/2021
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