Opportunities

Summer Study
Guarda, Switzerland – Summer School in Evolutionary Biology 2016

The summer school takes place 18. – 25. June 2016 in the Swiss mountain village Guarda. Faculty includes Hopi Hoeckstra (Harvard University, USA), Spencer Barrett (University of Toronto, Canada), Sebastian Bonhoeffer (ETH-Zurich, Switzerland) and Dieter Ebert (University of Basel, Switzerland)(organizer).

The course is intended for master students and early PhD students with a keen interest in evolutionary biology. The main aim of the course is to develop the skills to produce an independent research project in evolutionary biology.

The web page with all details can be found under:
http://www.evolution.unibas.ch/teaching/guarda/index.htm

Application is open now. Deadline is 12. February 2016.

Postdoctoral Researcher in Disease Ecology Modeling

Colorado State University

The Department of Biology at Colorado State University seeks an outstanding individual to contribute to a collaboration between Colleen Webb and CSU and Kim Pepin with the United States Department of Agriculture – National Wildlife Research Center with the potential to directly impact management of disease outbreaks in livestock settings. The core responsibilities of the position include data-driven model development of low and high pathogenic avian influenza outbreaks to inform the management of disease in agricultural systems and wildlife populations.

This position is for one year with potential for renewal with satisfactory performance. Ph.D. or equivalent is required and preferred candidates will have experience in disease ecology, ecological modeling, or advanced statistics using dynamic mechanistic models and/or Bayesian frameworks.

Colorado State University is committed to creating a university community that values and supports diversity; individuals who contribute to such diversity are strongly encouraged to apply.

For complete job description and requirements, visit: https://jobs.colostate.edu/postings/30218