Inspiring and developing the next generation of scientists is core to our mission. We are always seeking to hire highly motivated and independent trainees at all levels to join us. Below we list our current openings.

**Postdoctoral position** Characterizing the development of immunity to P. falciparum using detailed longitudinal studies

We are seeking one postdoctoral research fellow in infectious diseases to study the development of immunity to malaria. The candidate will be primarily mentored by Drs. Isabel Rodríguez-Barraquer and Bryan Greenhouse and will be part of the Experimental and Population-based Pathogen Investigation Center (EPPIcenter) at UCSF.

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The fellow will work within a multidisciplinary team analyzing detailed data from longitudinal cohorts in Uganda to characterize the development and maintenance of immunity to P. falciparum. This project involves collaborators at the Infectious Disease Research Center (IDRC) Uganda and Stanford University. Fellows will work directly with regional and in-country partners and have a role to develop capacity and support a wide array of publications using these data.

Competitive salary including full benefits will be provided commensurate with experience and qualifications, and the post offers ample opportunities for career development and independent work streams.


Essential Skills


  • PhD in epidemiology, statistics, computational biology, computer science, ecology, public health, or related quantitative field.
  • Strong quantitative skills, including epidemiological and statistical modeling
  • Strong programming skills in at least one relevant languages, e.g., R, MATLAB, Python.
  • Demonstrated ability to produce independent, creative work
  • Excellent communication skills, e.g., data visualization, writing.


Helpful Skills

  • Experience analyzing longitudinal epidemiological data
  • Experience in epidemiological analyses/modeling of infectious diseases including P. falciparum


To Apply

Send a CV including publications, brief statement of research/career interests, and contact information for up to 3 references to [email protected] with the subject line Malaria Immunity


Please send a CV including publications, brief statement of research/career interests, and contact information for 3 references to [email protected] with a subject line indicating your preferred project. We are always looking for excellent candidates!   Positions are open until filled, apply promptly.


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