Postdoctoral Researchers (f/m/d) in the Departments of Biology and Mathematics
Pennsylvania State University
Howard (Howie) Weiss’ newly established Biomathematics group in the Departments of Biology and Mathematics at The Pennsylvania State University seeks
two quantitatively trained Postdoctoral researchers who are highly curious about how microbes grow, evolve and cause disease
A major lab focus will involve developing new machine learning (ML) based tools and models to improve the performance of classical spatial microbial population and evolutionary dynamics models and classical infectious disease transmission models. Applicants will also be encouraged to pursue their own research passions and collaborations.
The position requires a Ph.D. in a STEM field and is a fixed-term appointment funded for one-year from the date of hire, with a possibility of re-funding for up to three years. Demonstrated computational modeling experience with ML is highly desired. Applicants should be willing to closely collaborate with life scientists. Strong communication and writing skills are highly valued. Travel funds will be available for conference travel and visits with collaborators.
A complete application will include a cover letter detailing experience and research interests, a current CV, and letters of recommendation from three current faculty members. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the positions are filled.
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