Harvard University calls for Postdoctoral Fellowship in Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health. Professor Marcia Castro is seeking a highly motivated and capable postdoctoral researcher with an interest in inter-disciplinary quantitative research. The starting date is about August 2021 or sooner. The position is based in Boston. This Postdoctoral Fellowship position at Harvard University is for a one-year period, with expected renewal for an additional year based upon satisfactory performance.
The successful candidate on this will work on malaria-related research, employing a mixture of theory & mathematical/statistical/spatial analysis of large datasets. The work will focus on understanding the dynamics of malaria transmission and proposing stratification approaches considering climate, environmental change, and a wide range of socioeconomic, demographic, ecological, and policy factors. The selected candidate will have opportunities to be involved also in additional projects on arboviruses and other infectious diseases. Results of the work will inform control strategies.
Applicants should have a PhD/doctoral degree in epidemiology, quantitative ecology, population biology, applied mathematics, statistics, demography, or an equivalent area. In addition to that, candidates should have the following requirement
Harvard University is a private Ivy League research university in Cambridge, Massachusetts. Harvard is the oldest institution of higher learning in the United States and among the most prestigious in the world. The university has ten academic faculties plus the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study. Arts and Sciences offer study in a wide range of academic disciplines for undergraduates and for graduates, while the other faculties offer only graduate degrees, mostly professional. Harvard has three main campuses: the 209-acre (85 ha) Cambridge campus centered on Harvard Yard; an adjoining campus immediately across the Charles River in the Allston neighborhood of Boston; and the medical campus in Boston’s Longwood Medical Area.
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