HERC: Metro New York & Southern Connecticut Postdoctoral position in modeling antimicrobial-resistant gonorrhea in New Haven, Connecticut
Employer Name: Yale University
Applications are welcomed for a NIH-funded postdoctoral position, available immediately. The successful candidate will have the opportunity to lead projects broadly related to optimizing efforts to control antimicrobial-resistant (AMR) gonorrhea. This includes, but is not limited to, modeling the transmission dynamics of AMR gonorrhea within and between different population groups, optimizing the surveillance of AMR gonorrhea through adaptive sampling, and evaluating the cost-effectiveness of public health strategies to control AMR gonorrhea. The successful applicant will also have the opportunity to engage in other public health related problems including adaptive response to novel viral pathogen outbreaks and mitigating drug-resistant tuberculosis epidemics in high-burden settings. The successful applicant will be expected to participate as lead author in publications arising from this work and to communicate findings in oral presentations at national and international conferences. Strong emphasis will be placed on career development, communication skills, grantsmanship, and interdisciplinary research. This project is an integral element of a joint research program of investigators at Yale School of Public Health, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, and the Stanford Center for Health Policy. Our team of investigators includes decision scientists, infectious disease epidemiologists, health economists, and operations researchers. We are seeking candidates who are willing to commit to 2 years of work on this project. We offer a competitive salary. Compensation will be commensurate with experience. To apply: Please submit a cover letter along with an updated resume or CV with contact information for 3 professional references and apply online. For any additional information, please contact Associate Professor Reza Yaesoubi, Department of Health Policy and Management, Yale School of Public Health ( email@example.com ).