[Ieee_vis_open_positions] Postdoc positions in visual analytics

David S. Ebert ebertd at ecn.purdue.edu
Mon Mar 4 19:09:40 CET 2019

Postdoctoral Researcher Position in Visual Analytics Purdue University, West
Lafayette, IN


We invite applications for an postdoctoral researcher positions with April 1
and July 1 start dates in visual analytics, visualization, social media
analytics, and big data analytics across a wide spectrum of application

The successful candidate will perform duties including:

.          Research in visual analytics in application domains including

medial analysis, interactive and explainable AI, sustainable
food-energy-water systems public safety, crisis management,  functional soil
mapping, precision agriculture. 

.          Assist in drafting successful research grant proposals.

.          Lead research activities within the group, including project

management and stakeholder engagement.

.          Assist in supervising graduate and undergraduate students. 

.          Interface with renowned academic research groups at and beyond

Purdue University.


The candidate should hold a Ph.D. in Computer Science, Information Science,
Industrial Engineering, Geography, Statistics, or a related field, with a
strong research background and expertise in visual analytics and some of
these areas: visualization, geospatial and temporal analysis, statistics,
machine learning, cognitive science, human-computer interaction, big data,
human factors, computer graphics, food-water-energy systems,
sustainable/precision agriculture. Purdue has multiple joint research
projects with Peruvian Universities. Therefore, professional proficiency in
Spanish is a plus. 

Both beginning and senior postdoctoral candidates are encouraged to apply.

Excellent oral and written communication skills are mandatory.

We are the Purdue Visual Analytics Center and are engaged in many
cross-disciplinary visual analytics projects. We are also the lead of the
VACCINE Center, an Emeritus Visualization Sciences Center of Excellence
funded by many U.S. agencies including DHS, NSF, DOE and other government
agencies. We have partner institutions across the world. We have many
interesting integrated, stakeholder oriented projects working on real data
and great challenging projects.  VACCINE is working closely with
collaborators including social media experts, sustainability experts,
agricultural producers, health and public safety departments, US Coast
Guard, economists, first responders, computational scientists, soundscape
ecologists, businesses, and researchers in science, engineering, and



To apply, please send your CV, a research statement (no more than one page)
to Dr. Ebert (ebertd at purdue.edu) and Dr. Morteza Karimzadeh
(karimzadeh at purdue.edu). Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis
starting March 8 until the position is filled. 





Dr. David S. Ebert,  Silicon Valley Professor of ECE, Purdue University

Director, Purdue Visualization and Analytics Center  

Interim Director, Center for Education and Research in Information Assurance
and Security (CERIAS)

Director, Visual Analytics for Command, Control, and Interoperability


 <mailto:ebertd at purdue.edu> ebertd at purdue.edu
<http://www.ece.purdue.edu/~ebertd> http://www.ece.purdue.edu/~ebertd



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