Post-Doctoral Position on Transmission dynamics of Rabies in multi-host systems

Posted Date: 
01.06.2021, Tuesday
Jobs Status: 
Open
Category: 
Research

We are recruiting for a Senior Research Associate to investigate the Transmission dynamics of Rabies in multi-host systems. This is part of a larger DBT/Wellcome Trust India Alliance funded research project titled "Bringing "OneHealth" to rabies research in India: integrating animal ecology, disease ecology, and human health".

Expectations: The SRA will help analyse data, write manuscripts and take a lead in developing new ideas to test hypotheses on the drivers of rabies transmission in multi-host systems. The SRA is expected to work closely with other team members, and partner institutions.

Required Qualifications: A Masters or Ph.D. in Epidemiology, Veterinary Science, Ecology or allied fields. Candidates with a Masters degree should have at least two years post-masters research experience. Proficiency in written and spoken English, a valid 4 wheeler license, and demonstration of research productivity (manuscripts submitted or published).

Desirable qualificiations: Proficiency in R, familiarity with ecological or mathematical modelling tools, GIS data or spatial statistics is a plus. Fluency in either Hindi/Marathi/Kannada is a plus.

The research will require extensive travelling between field sites in Pune, Solapur and Baramati (Maharashtra) and Bangalore.

Depending on qualifications, fellowship equivalent of DBT/CSIR SRA + HRA, plus opportunities to travel to international collaborators/conferences paid for by the project. Applications should include a cover letter describing research interests and fit to project (1 page), a CV, and names of three potential referees, and should be sent by email to avanak@atree.org (with "Application for Senior Research Associate: Rabies in Multi-host systems" in the subject line). Applications without this subject line or incomplete in any other manner will not be considered.

Review of applications will begin on June 15 2021 and continue till suitable candidates are found.

ATREE encourages diversity and gender equity at the work place. Persons from underprivileged groups are especially encouraged to apply.

Please direct your questions regarding this position to avanak@atree.org.