All available, postdoctoral associate and staff positions at the Odum School of Ecology are posted on the University of Georgia Office of Human Resources job search website.
Postdoctoral and Staff Positions
Tenure-track faculty position at the rank of Assistant Professor.
Qualifications: PhD in Ecology, Evolutionary Biology, or a related field. The successful candidate will have expertise in the development or use of quantitative approaches to characterize pathogen or parasite transmission in ecological communities. Areas of research may include inter- and intra-species contact networks, cross-species transmission, spillover, species interactions, meta-community theory, or other topics that focus on network and community-level analysis of pathogen or parasite ecology or evolution.
Tenured or tenure-track faculty position at the rank of Assistant, Associate or Full Professor.
Qualifications: PhD in Ecology, Evolutionary Biology, or a related field. The successful candidate will have expertise in the computational analysis of pathogen or parasite transmission, mathematical modeling, and/or phylodynamic methods applied to diseases of global concern including zoonoses, emerging and re-emerging infectious diseases, diseases impacting humans, livestock or endangered species. For senior level applications, please see the requirements for Associate and Full Professors in the Unit Criteria for Promotion and Tenure for the Odum School of Ecology.
Postdoctoral and Staff Positions
This is the top financial and administrative position in the Odum School of Ecology and reports directly to the Dean. This position serves as the chief business officer (CBO) and is responsible for the financial and administrative activities of the Odum School and serves as the Dean’s advisor on matters related to finance and administration. This position is a member of the school’s executive leadership team, and works with faculty and staff, as well as with leadership across the university, including other chief financial and administrative officers, to develop and implement strategic and operational direction in support of the Odum School of Ecology’s mission and goals. One or more business office staff members may report directly to this position.
The Odum School of Ecology at the University of Georgia seeks a Development & Alumni Relations Coordinator to assist with fundraising, alumni relations planning, stewardship, and annual giving, and to grow a major giving pipeline for the school. This position is expected to provide relationship management, review gifts, portfolio planning, curate data, and develop an overall strategy to ensure that Ecology has a successful fundraising program. The position reports directly to the Dean of the Odum School and the Sr. Director of Development for Constituent Based Programs.
The Odum School of Ecology is seeking a Business Manager for HR operations. This position serves as the primary commitment accounting officer for the Odum School of Ecology and handles human resource-related fiscal transactions for the school. Responsibilities include: hiring of staff, graduate assistants, student workers, payroll reconciliations, financial transactions related to payroll costs, and the strategic planning of fiscal year hiring of graduate assistants. The position also analyzes the payroll budgets of the school and advises the administrative financial director, program coordinators, and principal investigators on project-based timelines and needs for commitment accounting issues. The role serves as business liaison for Ecology, and assists in the awarding of scholarships. Other fiscal duties include cross-training for unit-level accounting, including deposit processing, purchasing, travel authorizations, payment requests, reimbursements, account reconciliation.
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