Post-Doctoral Research Associate

Employment Type

: Full-Time


: Miscellaneous

Position Details

Position Information

Minimum Qualifications should list both the minimum degree and the field which the degree must be earned. If prior work experience is required, the posting should list both the job in which the experience must be gained, and the minimum duration that will be accepted.

Classification Title Post-Doctoral Associate AD FLSA Exempt UGA Job Code Job Family FTE 1.00 Minimum Qualifications Position Summary

We seek a post-doctoral research associate to assist in studying the social dimensions of a coupled natural and human systems (CNH2) grant focused on understanding the social and ecological determinants of multi-host vector-borne infections in dynamic tropical landscapes. The primary role of the individual will be to assist in the collection, analysis and interpretation of information related to the social dimensions of the project focused on land-use change, human and animal health in Panama. The position is based in the Department of Anthropology (via the Tanner and Velásquez Runk labs) at the University of Georgia.

Relevant/Preferred Education, Experience, Licensure, Certification in Position

Ph.D. in Anthropology or related field from a CHEA accredited institution or international equivalent. Experience in Anthropology or related social science fields related to infectious disease research or background in coupled human-natural system research is desirable.

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and/or Competencies

-Experience with survey research, mixed research methods, and strong quantitative skills including experience with STATA, R, QGIS/ArcGIS
-Multimedia data presentation and website skills with Adobe Creative Suite, Drupal, and/or related software is preferable.
-Language abilities to work in both English and Spanish.
-A track record of presenting and publishing research in scholarly forums is desired.

Physical Demands

While performing duties of this job, the individual will regularly operate a computer. The individual will travel around UGA campus as needed for meetings. Additionally, they will travel for research to Panama and professional conferences. Comfort working in rural areas and around animals is preferable.

Is this a Position of Trust? No Does this position have operation, access, or control of financial resources? No Does this position require a P-Card? No Is having a P-Card an essential function of this position? No Is driving a requirement of this position? No Does this position have direct interaction or care of children under the age of 18 or direct patient care? No Does this position have Security Access (e.g., public safety, IT security, personnel records, patient records, or access to chemicals and medications) No

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