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Project Coordinator/Assistant Specialist for research to examine epidemiology and vector biology of African malaria

The Department of Population Health & Disease Prevention, Program in Public Health at the University of California-Irvine seeks a Project Coordinator/Assistant Specialist for research to examine epidemiology and vector biology of African malaria.

We are seeking to hire a highly motivated, dedicated individual who has excellent organization, time management and communication skills, and understands ecological or molecular biology techniques. This person will 1) perform molecular diagnosis of malaria parasites and vector species; 2) work closely with the principal investigator, project scientists and graduate students to prepare comprehensive action plans, including meeting organization, protocol development, and budgeting for projects; and 3) maintain project documentation and handle financial queries.

Requirements: 1) Bachelor degree in Administration, Biology, Public Health or other related field, 2) Excellent communication (oral and written) and presentation skills; 3) Solid organizational skills, including multitasking and time-management; 4) Strong teamwork skills. Prior experience as a Project Coordinator or similar role is a plus.


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Postdoctoral Scholar in Bioinformatics

The Department of Population Health & Disease Prevention, Program in Public Health at the University of California-Irvine seeks a Postdoctoral Scholar to study malaria and its vectors. We are seeking to hire a highly motivated, dedicated individual. Area of particular interests is bioinformatics of malaria or mosquitoes.

The candidates must hold a Ph.D. and possess an outstanding publication record. Candidates should have a strong background in Bioinformatics or Molecular Evolution. Prior research experience on mosquitoes or malaria parasites is not required. Must possess strong communication skills, excellent organizational skills and proficient working knowledge of mosquito biology and vector-borne diseases.


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Postdoctoral Scholar in Molecular Population Genetics and Genomics

The Department of Population Health & Disease Prevention, Program in Public Health at the University of California-Irvine seeks a Postdoctoral Scholar to study malaria population genetics and genomics.

Areas of particular interests are bioinformatics, population genomics and genetics of malaria parasites or mosquitoes. The position will involve considerable field work in Kenya and Ethiopia.

The candidates must hold a Ph.D. and possess an outstanding publication record. Candidates should have a strong background in one of the following areas: Population Genetics, Genomics, and Molecular Evolution. Prior research experience on mosquitoes or malaria parasites is not required. Must possess strong communication skills, excellent organizational skills and proficient working knowledge of bioinformatics, microbiology and population genetics.


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Assistant Professor of Teaching (Lecturer PSOE)

The Department of Population Health and Disease Prevention, Program in Public Health at the University of California, Irvine announces the availability of a position of ASSISTANT PROFESSOR OF TEACHING, formally titled Lecturer with Potential Security of Employment/Security of Employment (LPSOE/LSOE). Applicants should hold a PhD, DrPH, MD or equivalent degree, and will be expected to establish a vigorous teaching program in any area of public health, including integrative health, health policy, and global health. Candidates should possess excellent pedagogical, writing, and editing skills. Those with expertise in teaching critical thinking (including but not limited to statistics and study design) and writing about public health issues for various audiences are particularly encouraged to apply. This series requires, in addition to excellent teaching and service, the candidate make outstanding and externally recognized contributions to the development of his or her specific discipline and/or pedagogy. The successful applicant will be expected to play a leadership role in coordinating the undergraduate public health degree curricula; to oversee the undergraduate public health practicum program; supervise students in directed and independent study; contribute to the graduate professional degree program; and participate in departmental service activities.


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