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Postdoctoral Research Associate I, Public Health

The University of Arizona
Job Location:
Tucson, Arizona
Public and Environmental Health

Posting Number: req7834

Department: Community Environment & Policy

Location: UAHS - Tucson

Address: Drachman Hall, 1295 N Martin Ave., Tucson, AZ 85724 USA

Position Highlights

The Postdoctoral Associate will support a project focused on increasing pandemic resiliency on campus, through the development of basic and flexible models for air, water, and surface transmitted pathogens in dorm rooms, classrooms, and offices. The position will contribute a computational fluid dynamic modeling component to the engineering and public health team currently applying an agent based model approach to health protection.

Outstanding UA benefits include health, dental, vision, and life insurance; paid vacation, sick leave, and holidays; UA/ASU/NAU tuition reduction for the employee and qualified family members; access to UA recreation and cultural activities; and more!

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Employee COVID-19 Vaccine Requirement

All University employees, including student workers and graduate assistants/associates, must verify that they are fully vaccinated for COVID-19, unless they have been granted a religious or disability/medical accommodation.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Work with the research team to improve the campus pandemic resiliency. This will include building a computational fluid dynamic model to account for air-surface pathogen transmission and allow for particle/pathogen tracing and deposition on surfaces under different room layouts.
  • Advance the research through the development of extramural funding opportunity proposals.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Ph.D. by the time of hire, in related field.

FLSA: Exempt

Full Time/Part Time: Full Time

Number of Hours Worked per Week: 40

Job FTE: 1.0

Work Calendar: Fiscal

Job Category: Research

Benefits Eligible: Yes - Full Benefits

Rate of Pay: $53,760

Compensation Type: salary at 1.0 full-time equivalency (FTE)

Type of criminal background check required: Name-based criminal background check (non-security sensitive)

Number of Vacancies: 1

Contact Information for Candidates

Marc Verhougstraete, Assistant Professor |

Open Until Filled: Yes

Documents Needed to Apply: Curriculum Vitae (CV) and Cover Letter

Diversity Statement

At the University of Arizona, we value our inclusive climate because we know that diversity in experiences and perspectives is vital to advancing innovation, critical thinking, solving complex problems, and creating an inclusive academic community. As an Hispanic-serving institution, we translate these values into action by seeking individuals who have experience and expertise working with diverse students, colleagues, and constituencies. Because we seek a workforce with a wide range of perspectives and experiences, we provide equal employment opportunities to applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or genetic information. As an Employer of National Service, we also welcome alumni of AmeriCorps, Peace Corps, and other national service programs and others who will help us advance our Inclusive Excellence initiative aimed at creating a university that values student, staff and faculty engagement in addressing issues of diversity and inclusiveness.

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