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Postdoctoral Associate, Geography
University at Buffalo, The State University of New York

Date Posted Aug. 4, 2021
Title Postdoctoral Associate, Geography
University University at Buffalo, The State University of New York
Buffalo, NY, United States
Department Geography
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Post-Doc
  • Geography
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.

Key responsibilities:

* 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).

This position is affiliated with the of Geography at the at Buffalo (UB), a large R1 Research University on the shores of Lake Erie.

Outstanding Benefits Package
Working at UB comes with benefits that exceed salary alone. There are personal rewards including comprehensive health and retirement plan options. We also focus on creating and sustaining a healthy mix of work, personal and academic pursuit - all in an effort to support your work-life effectiveness. Visit our benefits website to learn about our packages.

About UB

The University at Buffalo is SUNY’s most comprehensive public research university, and an outstanding place to work. UB amplifies ambition for faculty and staff by offering endless possibilities to achieve more. Here, people from all backgrounds and cultures challenge and inspire each other to discover, learn and succeed. Dedicated staff and engaged faculty collaborate to further knowledge and understanding, and develop tenacious graduates who are valued for their talents and their impact on global society. Visit our website to learn more about the http://www.buffalo.eduUniversity at Buffalo.

As an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer, the Research Foundation will not discriminate in its employment practices due to an applicant’s race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin and veteran or disability status.

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