The Department of Geography
at the University at Buffalo (UB) invites applicants for a postdoctoral researcher
position with broad interests in urban analytics with a particular emphasis on modeling and simulation. The postdoctoral researcher will be expected develop systems to collect and store social media data and use such data to inform and develop a portfolio of innovative agent-based models utilizing machine learning methods to study urban areas. The ideal candidate will have experience with developing agent-based models, social network analysis, GIS and machine learning.
This position will be supervised by Andrew Crooks at the University at Buffalo.
● Collecting, storing and analyzing social media data for a variety of urban topics.
● Developing geographically explicit agent-based models.
● Presenting material to broader community (i.e., publications conference presentations).
Position will remain open until filled, but candidates should submit their applications by October 3, 2022 for full consideration.
Applications will be evaluated beginning October 4, 2022 and will remain open until a suitable candidate is selected. The target start date is October 11, 2022 (however this start date is flexible). All application materials must be received by this date for full consideration.
This position is affiliated with the Department of Geography
at the University at Buffalo (UB)
, a large R1 Research University on the shores of Lake Erie. Outstanding Benefits Package
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