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

Luis Gustavo Nonato gnonato at icmc.usp.br
Tue Jun 23 03:30:37 CEST 2020


Postdoc Position in Data Science for Crime 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 spatiotemporal crime
data analysis, crime pattern identification, and crime prediction. The
project is in collaboration with the 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
those institutions but s/he 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.

Financial support can also be provided to cover the moving to São Carlos -
Brazil. An extra grant is also provided to cover participation in highly
relevant conferences, research trips (limited to 15% of the annual amount
of the fellowship), computers and other research related equipaments. The
position is for one year, but it can be extended to an extra year.

*** Application ***

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) until September 30th, 2020.

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
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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