Responsibilities: 1)To conduct research and provide technical assistance to the PI, students, and trainees in the lab on surveillance, laboratory data analysis, and other miscellaneous problems related to animal diseases of interest to the USDA:ARS 2)To collect and organize data for research activities. 3)To collaborate with the PI in the generation and testing of research hypotheses and data analysis, writing of papers, grants, and reports, and preparation of presentations and lectures 4)To attend, participate, or present at laboratory meetings, seminars, graduate and undergraduate lectures, and conferences as needed 5)To perform miscellaneous laboratory and office duties as assigned by the PI including, but not limited to, ordering supplies and reagents and help the PI in the organization and coordination of meetings and projects. 6)To maintain frequent communication with other faculty and collaborators, particularly, USDA:ARS laboratories and centers, including, if required traveling to international destinations to meet with collaborators and collect data.
Required Qualification: Candidates must have completed D.V.M. and Ph.D. degrees by start date and should be able to demonstrate some experience on food animal epidemiology-related research. Candidates with a strong background in statistics, infectious disease modeling, applied mathematics or a related field and/or with demonstrated field or laboratory experience with Foot-and-Mouth Disease (FMD) will be given preference. Strong organizational, quantitative analysis, and writing skills are necessary.
Internal Number: 339615
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