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Position: Postdoctoral Research Fellow in Geospatial Data Science
Institution: George Mason University
Location: Fairfax, Virginia, United States
Duties: The primary job responsibilities of this position consist of the development and refinement of a unified framework for aggregating and analyzing a variety of open-source geospatial information as it relates to urban environments and mobility. The data will be used in large scale urban simulations as part of a bigger effort of a team of graduate students, post docs, and faculty. The successful candidate will have the opportunity to supervise graduate-level research assistants, collaborate with fellow scholars including a team of postdocs, and promote the accomplishments through publications, presentations, and other public events
Requirements: Ph.D. in data science, computer science, or closely related field; Strong programming skills in Python or Java; Experience in data mining and machine learning algorithms; Excellent written communication skills demonstrated by prior publications; and; A track record that demonstrates the ability to work well with interdisciplinary research teams
   
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Position Information Position Information Department Geography & Geoinformation Science (GGS) Alternate Department Description Criminal Background Check Standard Background Check Motor Vehicle Background Check No Statement of Economic Interest Not Applicable Job Category Postdoctoral Faculty Role (State) Job Title Postdoctoral Research Fellow in Geospatial Data Science Working Title Postdoctoral Research Fellow in Geospatial Data Science Job Type Full-Time Position Number F844AZ Recruit Number FAC8965 Working Hours Location Fairfax, VA Other Location Pay Band Salary Commensurate with education and experience Web Announcement Postdoctoral Research Fellow in Geospatial Data Science The George Mason University Departments of Geography and Geoinformation Science and Computational and Data Sciences within the College of Science have an immediate opening for a multi-year postdoctoral fellow, subject to budgetary approval. This position will be part of a multi-institutional team participating in a funded research program. The GMU team is directed by Drs. Taylor Anderson, Hamdi Kavak, and Dieter Pfoser. George Mason University has a strong institutional commitment to the achievement of excellence and diversity among its faculty and staff, and strongly encourages candidates to apply who will enrich Mason’s academic and culturally inclusive environment. Mason Science is committed to advancing access, justice, equity, diversity, and inclusion (A- JEDI ) throughout our STEM community, including within our hiring and retention practices. At Mason Science, our values include fostering an organizational culture that promotes anti-racism, belonging, respect, and civility. We believe that a diversity of opinions, cultures, and perspectives is what provides vibrancy, innovation and growth to an academic community. By prioritizing inclusive excellence in academics, teaching, research, and global engagement, we strive to attract a diverse pool of faculty and staff who exemplify the Mason Science mission and vision. Responsibilities: The primary job responsibilities of this position consist of the development and refinement of a unified framework for aggregating and analyzing a variety of open-source geospatial information as it relates to urban environments and mobility. The data will be used in large scale urban simulations as part of a bigger effort of a team of graduate students, post docs, and faculty. The successful candidate will have the opportunity to supervise graduate-level research assistants, collaborate with fellow scholars including a team of postdocs, and promote the accomplishments through publications, presentations, and other public events. Required Qualifications: Ph.D. in data science, computer science, or closely related field; Strong programming skills in Python or Java; Experience in data mining and machine learning algorithms; Excellent written communication skills demonstrated by prior publications; and A track record that demonstrates the ability to work well with interdisciplinary research teams. Preferred Qualifications: Solid knowledge of databases and geo-spatial data mining. Special Instructions to Applicants For full consideration, applicants must apply at https://jobs.gmu.edu/ ; complete and submit the online application; and upload a cover letter, curriculum vitae (CV), and a list of three professional references with contact information. For Full Consideration, Apply by: 12/06/2022 Posting Date 11/14/2022 Job Close Date Open Until Filled? Yes Telework Friendly? Mason Ad Statement Great Careers Begin at Mason! George Mason University is an innovative, entrepreneurial institution with national distinction in both academics and research. Mason holds a top U.S. News and World Report “Up and Coming” spot for national universities and is recognized for its global appeal and excellence in higher education. Mason is currently the largest and most diverse university in Virginia with students and faculty from all 50 states and over 135 countries studying in over 200 degree programs at campuses in Arlington, Fairfax and Prince William, as well as at learning locations across the commonwealth. Rooted in Mason’s diversity is a campus culture that is both rewarding and exciting, work that is meaningful, and opportunities to both collaborate and create. If you are interested in joining the Mason family take a look at our current opportunities and catch some Mason spirit at jobs.gmu.edu/! George Mason University, Where Innovation is Tradition. 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