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Postdoctoral Scientist

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Posting Details

Posting Information

Vacancy Type Post Doc
Is Internal Transfer Only No
Time-Limited Appointment Length No
If Yes, Appointment Length
Working Title Postdoctoral Scientist
Anticipated Hiring Range $50,000-$65,000
Position Number 00105785
Work Schedule 40 hours per week
Full Time Equivalent (FTE) 1.0
Department 150103 - The Center for Geospatial Analytics
Department 150103 - The Center for Geospatial Analytics
Job City & State Raleigh, NC
Essential Job Duties

Work in cross-institutional team to understand spatio-temporal dynamics of epidemics caused by long-distance dispersal pathogens, and how those dynamics influence the efficacy of strategies for disease control.

Other Work/Responsibilities

The candidate will also have the opportunity to collaborate with the new Emerging Disease & Global Food Security Cluster within the Chancellor’s Faculty Excellence Program at NC State.

Minimum Experience/Education

Ph.D. or equivalent doctorate (e.g., M.D., D.V.M., Sc.D.) in appropriate field awarded no more than five (5) years from initial date of postdoctoral appointment.

Departmental Required Skills

Preferred applicants will have a demonstrated expertise in GIS and spatio-temporal modeling (with advanced programming skills e.g. Python, C++, and/or R), a track record of research productivity, and a desire to collaborate with an interdisciplinary group of ecological, social, and spatial computing scientists.

Preferred Experience, Skills, Training/Education

N/A

Required License or Certification

N/A

Special Instructions
Job Open Date 08/19/2016
Must Be Open Until

Positions will be posted until 5:00 PM ET on this date. Positions remaining posted after this date are still accepting applications but may close at any time.
09/02/2016
Is this position partially or fully funded on ARRA stimulus monies? No
Proposed Hire Date 01/05/2017
AA/EOE

NC State University is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, gender identity, age, sexual orientation, genetic information, status as an individual with a disability, or status as a protected veteran.

Individuals with disabilities requiring disability-related accommodations in the application and interview process, please call 919-515-3148.
Final candidates are subject to criminal & sex offender background checks. Some vacancies also require credit or motor vehicle checks. If highest degree is from an institution outside of the U.S., final candidates are required to have their degree verified at www.wes.org. Degree must be obtained prior to start date.

NC State University participates in E-Verify. Federal law requires all employers to verify the identity and employment eligibility of all persons hired to work in the United States.

Supplemental Question

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * How did you learn of this opportunity?
    • NCSU Website
    • NCSU Executive Search Services
    • Monster.com
    • CareerBuilder.com
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    • Other Online Job Board
    • Carolina Job Finder / Employment Guide
    • Job / Career Fair
    • The Chronicle of Higher Education
    • Professional Journal
    • Print Advertisement (Newspaper / Periodical)
    • Professional Organization
    • Direct Contact from NCSU HR Representative / Recruiter
    • NCSU Employee Referral
    • Social Media (LinkedIn, Twitter, Facebook, Other)
    • Other
  2. If you learned about this vacancy from "other source" or "other website", please provide the source.

    (Open Ended Question)

Application Materials Required

Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Curriculum Vitae
  3. Contact Information for References
  4. Research Statement
Optional Documents