June 8, 2020
Reporting directly to the President, the Research Scientist will assist senior research scientists on our NIH-funded projects to examine the dynamics of pathogen transmission within and among wildlife populations, livestock, and humans; as well as the risk of spillover, patterns of infection, and phylogenetic relationships of emerging zoonotic diseases. The candidate should be self-motivated and proactive. The Research Scientist will need to have a collaborative approach to research, a positive attitude towards solving complex problems, and creativity. This position is a critical part of our science base and they will actively and collaboratively engage in expanding the boundaries of our research as well as help create our ‘think-tank’ on emerging infectious diseases. Above all, a passion for understanding the process of zoonotic disease emergence is key.
At EcoHealth Alliance, our vision is a workplace with a diverse and talented staff where people want to come, to stay, do their best work, and grow. We recruit, employ, train, compensate and promote our staff without regard to race, ethnicity, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, age, veteran status, or socioeconomic status. This position is based at EcoHealth Alliance in New York City and will entail extensive domestic and international travel. EcoHealth Alliance offers a competitive salary and a comprehensive benefit package including health, dental, and vision coverage, and a 403(b) pension plan. EcoHealth Alliance is proud and deeply committed to being an equal opportunity employer.
How to Apply:
Send an email with a single attachment in PDF format containing (a) a cover letter, (b) CV, and (c) three references to email@example.com with “2020 RESEARCH SCIENTIST AND PROJECT MANAGER JOB APPLICATION” in the subject line. Emails without the subject line or with multiple attachments will not be reviewed. No formal text is required within the body of your email, since emails will not be evaluated. All inquires will receive an automatic response confirming receipt. Only appropriate candidates will be contacted.
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