The Mihaljevic Lab ( at Northern Arizona University in beautiful Flagstaff, AZ is seeking a postdoctoral candidate to conduct research on an NSF-sponsored project related to understanding the transmission of SARS-CoV-2 in regional, rural networks. The Postdoctoral Scholar will play a pivotal role in developing epidemiological models that explain the spatial spread of SARS-CoV-2 and in creating statistical computing routines to fit these models to geo-referenced data. Furthermore, the appointee will have the opportunity to help develop a cyberinfrastructure for communicating modeling results with diverse public health and healthcare stakeholders. While the main duties of the selected candidate will be to design, analyze, and publish the results from epidemiological modeling studies, the candidate will also participate in discussions involving public health policy. Indeed, this unique position will allow the selected candidate to engage with collaborators in NAU’s School of Informatics, Computing, and Cyber Systems (SICCS), The Pathogen and Microbiome Institute (PMI), and the Center for Health Equity Research (CHER), as well as collaborators in government positions. Please contact Dr. Mihaljevic ( for questions, and see this link for a more detailed job description: