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[Employment] New! Postdoctoral Fellowship in Spatial Modeling at NIMBioS

Catherine Crawley via biojobs%40net.bio.net (by ccrawley from nimbios.org)
Thu Nov 17 11:48:56 EST 2016


/*New! */*Postdoctoral Fellowship in Spatial Modeling at NIMBioS

*The National Institute for Mathematical and Biological Synthesis 
(NIMBioS), located at the Univ. of Tennessee, Knoxville, is currently 
accepting applications for a two-year postdoctoral fellowship in spatial 
modeling with an interest in GIS, remote sensing, large spatial datasets 
and spatial analysis.

An applicant may propose to make advances on conceptual or 
methodological problems related to spatial modeling or to the 
application of spatial analyses to advance management of the environment 
and natural resources or of human or environmental health and diseases. 
Possible topics include, but are not limited to:

  * Developing new tools for handling and analyzing Big Data (e.g., NEON)
  * Spatial, landscape explicit transmission of diseases
  * Linking fine scale and large scale ecological processes
  * Physiology trait mapping and links with climatic changes or extreme
    weather events
  * Spatial modeling of biodiversity and ecosystem services

Reflecting the interdisciplinary nature of this position, candidates 
with a PhD or equivalent in biology, mathematics, statistics, computer 
science, geography, environmental science, epidemiology, civil or 
environmental engineering, or any other relevant field will be considered.

*Support: *annual stipend of $51,000, full University of Tennessee 
employee fringe benefits, and an annual travel allowance of $3,000.

*Deadline:* The deadline is *December 18, 2016*, for fellowship research 
beginning late spring 2017. All letters of recommendation must be 
submitted before the request deadline.

*How to apply: *Follow the guidelines at http://www.nimbios.org/postdocs/.




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