Research Assistant in Antimicrobial Resistance: Switzerland

ETH Zurich has an open position for a Research Assistant  in Antimicrobial Resistance/Veterinary Epidemiology
Antimicrobial Resistance (AMR) – the ability of microbes to evolve and resist treatment – is rising globally. In September 2016, the United Nations General Assembly declared AMR “the most urgent global risk”, and mandated its member states to establish national action plans against AMR, including improvements to epidemiological surveillance systems. This position is part of a project funded by the join programming initiative on AMR to improve surveillance in low- and middle-income countries. The successful candidate will participate in a data collection initiative on the epidemiology of antimicrobial resistance in animals.This is a fixed term position for two years with an anticipated start on Febru ary 1st 2019. The position is based at ETH Zurich, Switzerland. The successful candidate will join the newly formed spatial epidemiology group led by Thomas Van Boeckel.

We welcome applicants with:

  1. a background in veterinary sciences, microbiology, ecology
  2. experience with data extraction, systematic reviews and the PRISMA methodology
  3. good reading/writing skills in Mandarin Chinese, although not required, is an asset.

We look forward to receiving your online application including the following documents: CV and one page cover letter. Applications received before December 31st, 2018 will be given full consideration. Please note that we exclusively accept applications submitted through our online application portal. Applications via email or postal services will not be considered.Questions regarding the position should be directed to Joao Pires by email (no applications).

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