[Ieee_vis_open_positions] Postdoctoral positions in visual analytics at Purdue

Karimzadeh, Morteza karimzadeh at purdue.edu
Mon May 27 19:09:55 CEST 2019

*apologies for cross-posting*

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

We invite applications for one or two postdoctoral researcher positions with Summer or Fall start dates in visual analytics, visualization, social media analytics, and big data analytics across a wide spectrum of application areas.
The successful candidate will perform duties including:

  *   Research in visual analytics in application domains including social 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 economics.

To apply, please send your CV, a research statement (no more than one page) to Dr. Ebert (ebertd at purdue.edu<mailto:ebertd at purdue.edu>) and Dr. Morteza Karimzadeh (karimzadeh at purdue.edu<mailto:karimzadeh at purdue.edu>). Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis until the positions are filled.

Morteza Karimzadeh, PhD
Postdoctoral Researcher,
Purdue University Visualization and Analytics Center (PURVAC)
Visual Analytics for Command, Control, and Interoperability  Environments (VACCINE)
Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering
Purdue University
karimzadeh at purdue.edu<mailto:karimzadeh at purdue.edu>

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