Job: Post-Doc. Research Associate

Title Post-Doc. Research Associate
Agency, Location Quantitative Fisheries Center/MI St. U.
Categories PhD
Job # 10394
Salary $46,000 plus benefits.
End Date Until filled
Responsibilities

Post-Doc. Rsch Associate – Agent-Based Modeling
We seek a research associate to participate in a study of vaccination as a method for protecting Lake Michigan fishes against the viral hemorrhagic septicemia virus. Selected candidate will take a lead role in developing an agent-based model to evaluate the feasibility/costs in eliciting a herd immune response in a Great Lakes fish population via vaccination. Performance of different immunization strategies will be evaluated based on disease persistence and anticipated cost of the immunization program. To apply upload (1) letter of interest, (2) CV, (3) description of relevant experience, expertise, and professional goals, (4) information for three references, and (5) university transcripts to www.jobs.msu.edu (posting #8477).

Qualifications

PhD in fisheries science, ecology, epidemiology, or related discipline. Experience in programming/developing spatially-explicit agent-based models using NetLogo, Repast, SWARM, or R required.

Contact

Travis Brenden at email address below.

Email brenden@msu.edu
Link http://qfc.fw.msu.edu