[Ieee_vis_open_positions] Post-doc position in Data Science / Visual Analytics - ICMC/USP - São Carlos

Luis Gustavo Nonato lgustavo.nonato at gmail.com
Wed Aug 14 19:22:26 CEST 2019

Post-doc Position in Data Science / Visual Analytics

The Center for Research in Mathematical Sciences Applied to Industry
(CEPID-CeMEAI) at the University of São Paulo, in São Carlos/SP, Brazil,
opens a post-doctoral research position in Data Science / Visual Analytics
 to work in the project:

"Crime Analysis and Forecasting in Urban Environments – Tools for Improving
Public Policies in the Area of Security".

The project, funded by Fapesp (Sao Paulo State research funding agency),
aims at advancing the state-of-the-art research in crime data analysis,
crime pattern identification, and crime prediction. The project is in
collaboration with Núcleo de Estudos da Violência - University of São
Paulo, São Paulo/SP, Brazil and Fundação Getúlio Vargas - Rio de
Janeiro/RJ, Brazil.  The post-doc will interact with members of both
institutions but will be hosted in São Carlos/SP.

We are seeking a highly motivated postdoctoral fellow! Curiosity,
open-mind, creativity, persistence, and collaborative-work capability are
the key personal skills we target. A Ph.D. in computer science, applied
mathematics, or related fields is required, with demonstrated experience
and high quality publications. Candidates should have advanced programming
skills and a solid background in data science and/or visual analytics
techniques. Candidates must have got their PhD in the last 7 years.

Portuguese speaking is not required but fluency in English is mandatory.

São Paulo Research Foundation provides the financial support with a monthly
salary of R$ 7,373.10 (about U$ 2,000.00). Financial support can also be
provided to cover transportation expenses as to the move to São Carlos -
Brazil. An extra grant is also provided to cover participation in highly
relevant conferences and workshops, as well as research trips (limited to
15% of the annual amount of the fellowship). The position is for two years.

Applicants are invited to submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae
(including their full publication record), as well as reference letters (at
least two) by email to Dr. Luis Gustavo Nonato - gnonato at icmc.usp.br ( PDF
files only).
Applications will be considered until August 31st, 2019.

Contract Condition:
Grant from FAPESP under the Research, Innovation and Dissemination Centers
(RIDC-CeMEAI) (http://www.fapesp.br/en/17, http://www.cemeai.icmc.usp.br/).

Luis Gustavo Nonato
Full Professor
Department of Applied Mathematics and Statistics
Institute of Mathematical and Computer Sciences
University of Sao Paulo at Sao Carlos
P.O. Box 668
13560-970 Sao Carlos - SP Brazil
Phone - +55 16 33739697
web: http://www.icmc.usp.br/pessoas/gnonato/
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