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- Research Associate (Postdoctoral) Opening in Visualization/Visual Analytics (posted Jan. 29, 2013)
Research Associate (Postdoctoral) Opening in Visualization/Visual Analytics, University of Washington, Seattle
Nature and Scope of Job
The Department of Human Centered Design & Engineering (HCDE) at the University of Washington, Seattle, has an opening for a Research Associate (postdoctoral researcher) to perform advanced research and development in the areas of information visualization and visual analytics. The long-term goal is to develop a better understanding of the use of visual interfaces in analyzing and exploring large, dynamic text-based data sets and networks. This work will involve developing new algorithms to visualize networks and text. Modeling of the visual interface and the nature of human-computer interaction over large data sets may also be involved. The work will be performed as part of an interdisciplinary team of students and faculty with expertise in a wide range of domains including computer science, social science, biology, physics, and other sciences. The successful candidate will have the opportunity to develop their research skills in all aspects from conceptualization to publication and presentation. HCDE offers a vibrant multidisciplinary research environment with links to multiple departments within UW and research labs and companies in the Seattle area and around the world.
NOTE: This is a full-time, one year Research Associate (postdoctoral) appointment with the possibility of extension, depending on performance and availability of funding. Start date is September 16, 2014. PhD in computer science, HCI, HCDE, graphics, visualization or related field is required.
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION OR TO APPLY, please contact Cecilia Aragon at email@example.com with the words "Postdoctoral Application" in the subject line. Review of applications will begin February 15, 2014. To apply: email a cover letter, curriculum vitae, and a statement of research interests; also arrange for three letters of recommendation to be sent to the same email address. Inquiries about the position or requests for disability accommodations should be made to Dr. Cecilia Aragon (firstname.lastname@example.org).
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