Postdoctoral Fellow

Posted October 17 2018

We are looking for a postdoctoral fellow to work on several questions in malaria epidemiology we are pursuing as part of the BMGF-funded Malaria Modeling Consortium‘s work package on drug resistance evolution.

Knowledge of individual-based simulation method is a plus.   C++ knowledge is required.

Read a sample publication here, and read more about the position and apply online here.

Standard salary range for postdocs starting at 49K.

Software Developer

Posted December 18 2018

We are looking for a software developer to help us make some computational advances in an individual-based epidemiological microsimulation that we use to generate long-term forecasts for drug-resistance evolution in malaria.  This is part of a Gates-funded project on malaria management and elimination.

Applicants should have a strong background in C++.   Current code base is located here.  Read more about the position and apply online here.

Salary range 55K to 80K.

Research Assistant

Posted December 14 2018

We are looking for a research assistant to work on some coding, visualization, model development, and background research in our malaria modeling work.

A bachelor’s degree in a computational or quantitative field is required, and the ideal candidate will have had some experience with mathematical modeling.

Read more about the position and apply online here.

Salary range 36K to 48K.

PhD Students

Application deadlines Dec 3 2018 and Dec 15 2018

Students interested in pursuing a PhD should write to Maciej Boni directly (mfb9@psu.edu).   Currently, we are looking for students interested in influenza seroepidemiology, drug-resistance modeling in malaria, and malaria population genetics.

Prospective students can apply to Penn State through the Biology or MCIBS programs (Dec 15 deadline) or through the Bioinformatics and Genomics program (Dec 3 deadline).