We are looking for a diverse pool of applicants for a GS-12 term disease ecologist at the USGS Northern Rocky Mountain Science Center. This position is for 2 to 4 years depending on performance and funding. The successful candidate will work in collaboration with Dr. Paul Cross, USGS scientists across multiple Centers, and the Verena Consortium to conduct a zoonotic disease horizon scan and risk assessment of wildlife trade for the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. The position will start as soon as possible and preferably be based in Bozeman, MT or Washington D.C.
Applications can be submitted to www.usajobs.gov/job/637220400 beginning February 22nd and closes on March 4th. Must be a US citizen. Feel free to contact Paul Cross for more information.
The successful applicant will coordinate a multidisciplinary team effort as well as collate, wrangle, and analyze large wildlife trade, host, and pathogen datasets with an emphasis on U.S. zoonotic importation risks. PhD-level experience in computational biology, veterinary and/or disease ecology is required.