Post-doctoral position in aquaculture

A post-doctoral position is available at the National Veterinary 
Institute in Oslo, Norway.
We are looking for an enthusiastic person who is interested the 
modelling of dynamics of infectious diseases in aquaculture. In a newly 
funded research project we are aiming to establish basic epidemiological 
transmission parameters in order to build a model describing the 
dynamics of viral diseases in salmon within an outbreak site and between 
neighbouring sites. Our model diseases will be Pancreas Disease and 
Infectious Salmon Anaemia. The post doc will be working in a 
multidisciplinary team consisting of epidemiologists, statisticians, 
pathologist and virologists.
The position is placed at the section of epidemiology. The section has a 
broad activity within epidemiology on terrestrial and aquatic animals 
with special competence in model-making, statistics/bioinformatics, risk 
assessment and GIS.
The preferred candidate should have earned a doctoral degree within 
areas of epidemiology/biology, statistics or mathematics. Past 
experience from building stochastic models of infectious diseases is 
desirable.
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The position is available from summer 2009. Interested candidates should 
send their CV with name and contact details of three referees to 
edgar.brun@vetinst.no <mailto:edgar.brun@vetinst.no> *within 15 April*. 
The annual salary is from 451 800 - 626 100 NOK depending on qualification.
Further questions regarding the position may be posted to;
Edgar Brun:    edgar.brun@vetinst.no <mailto:edgar.brun@vetinst.no> , 
phone +47 23 21 63 65
Hildegunn Viljugrein:  hildegunn.viljugrein@vetinst.no 
<mailto:hildegunn.viljugrein@vetinst.no> , phone + 47 23 21 64 68
The application should refer to *reference number 21/09.*
Application papers are not returned.