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Please see the below posting for a postdoc opening in social and infectious
disease epidemiology, networks, and modeling at Temple University.

*Postdoctoral Fellowship in the Department of Epidemiology and
Biostatistics at Temple University College of Public Health*

The Temple University College of Public Health announces a Postdoctoral
Scholar position for a quantitative methodologist working in the following
areas: infectious disease and social epidemiology, network science, spatial
analyses, and computational modeling/simulation. The substantive focus will
be on HIV and substance use disorders.

The position is under the direct supervision of Dr. Abby Rudolph PhD, MPH
in the Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics in the College of
Public Health at Temple University, an urban, research-intensive R1
university located in Philadelphia, a city rich in history, culture and
diversity. The position will include opportunities for publishing
peer-reviewed manuscripts and presenting research findings at scientific
meetings, grant writing, and developing an independent area of research.
Analyses will focus on better understanding aspects of the social
environment (i.e., people with whom individuals interact and the places
where these interactions take place) influence disease transmission
dynamics, risk behaviors and health outcomes (i.e., overdose, acute HIV
infection), and health service use in both rural and urban settings.


·       Completion of a PhD (in a health-related field), DrPH, MD, DVM,
DDS, or similar doctoral degree

·       Demonstrated strong quantitative analytic skills

·       Evidence of scientific articles published in collaboration with
multidisciplinary research teams

·       A strong interest in publishing in the area of HIV and/or substance
use disorders

·       Prior coursework in statistics, network analysis, and epidemiology

·       Experience with statistical software packages (e.g., SAS, STATA, R)
to manage and analyze quantitative data

·       Ability to conduct descriptive and complex statistical analyses

·       Prior experience working with egocentric, sociometric, or dyadic

·       Excellent communication skills, both oral and written, demonstrated
through the development of publications and delivery of presentations

·       Ability to work well independently, and as part of a team

·       Ability to handle confidential materials with discretion

This position will provide postdoctoral research training, funds for travel
to conferences for research dissemination and professional development, and
a competitive salary and benefits for one year, renewable for a second year
upon satisfactory performance. The fellow will be expected to learn new
research skills, conduct data analyses and/or computational modeling,
participate in interdisciplinary team science, publish research findings,
participate in grant writing, and develop an independent avenue of

Strong applicants will demonstrate evidence of scholarly potential that
will make them competitive for tenure-track appointments at a research
university. Interested candidates should send a CV, cover letter
summarizing relevant training and research experiences, graduate
transcript, two publications (or representative writing samples), and the
names of 3 references to [log in to unmask]

Best regards,


Abby E. Rudolph, PhD, MPH

Associate Professor

Temple University College of Public Health

Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics

1301 Cecil B Moore Avenue, Ritter Annex 905

Philadelphia PA 19122

Phone: 215-204-9659

Email: [log in to unmask] <[log in to unmask]>

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