[Ieee_vis_open_positions] Postdoctoral Fellow @ Boston College
Nam Wook Kim
nam.wook.kim at bc.edu
Sun Dec 8 03:58:29 CET 2019
The Computer Science department at Boston College invites applications for
a postdoctoral position in visualization and human-computer interaction.
The candidate will be sponsored by and work under the supervision of Dr.
Nam Wook Kim. The candidate will be responsible for establishing their own
research agenda and conducting original research on topic areas that are
agreed upon by the candidate and the supervisor. Example topic areas
include but are not limited to:
- Systems and techniques for data-driven, explorable explanations
- Intelligent and collaborative support for data exploration and
- Perception & cognition principles for data storytelling
- Multimodal interaction (Pen+Touch/AR/VR) for immersive data experiences
- Inclusive/accessible visual data communications
- Visualization applications for creativity, social computing, civic
The candidate is expected to publish at top venues in visualization and
human-computer interaction, such as VIS, CHI, UIST, and CSCW. The candidate
may also be invited to supervise research projects led by undergraduates
and help with grant applications. Teaching is not required unless requested
by the candidate.
The position begins immediately upon the availability of the candidate. The
position will be for one year, while renewable for additional years with
budget and performance allowing.
The candidate should have a Ph.D. in Computer Science, Information Science,
or a related field. Strong prior research records in visualization and
human-computer interaction are desired. Depending on the type of research
that the candidate will conduct as part of this position, one or more of
the following technical skills are required:
- Prototyping and development skills (e.g., D3 and WebGL)
- Qualitative and quantitative research methods (e.g., contextual
inquiry and empirical analysis)
- Applied machine learning (e.g., intelligent agents and recommendation
*How to Apply*
Please submit the required materials to nam.wook.kim at bc.edu.
The email should contain the words "Postdoc" and the candidate's "Name" in
the subject line.
- Cover letter describing the candidate’s research interest and
suitability for the position
- Curriculum vitae
- Contact information of two references
Compensation includes a competitive salary with additional funds for travel
and research support, and a complete benefits plan.
Please forward any questions to Nam Wook Kim (Email: nam.wook.kim at bc.edu)
Boston College is a tier-1 research university located in the Boston area,
a historic place with a full of cultural and educational experiences (e.g.,
Boston Symphony Orchestra and Museum of Fine Arts). The Boston area has a
strong visualization and human-computer interaction community consisting of
a myriad of academic and industrial research institutions and tech
companies such as Harvard, MIT, Tufts, Northeastern, UMass, Brown, WPI,
IBM, and Adobe that is ideal for synergetic research collaborations as well
as networking opportunities.
*Equal Employment Opportunity:*
Boston College is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and does
not discriminate on the basis of any legally protected category including
disability and protected veteran status. To learn more about how BC
supports diversity and inclusion throughout the university please visit the
Office for Institutional Diversity at http://www.bc.edu/offices/diversity.
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