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Postdoc opportunity at the University of Washington

The Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering at the University of Washington Seattle is seeking a highly motivated postdoctoral researcher with strong backgrounds in transport modeling and big data mining to join their team (http://depts.washington.edu/thinklab/Opportunities.html)

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

• Process and analyze a large amount of passively generated data

• Develop computationally efficient algorithms to build individual trajectories and networks

• Develop Bayesian inference models

• Assist in analyzing multi-network systems

• Preparation of manuscripts and assistance in proposal preparation

• Intellectual engagement and knowledge of the relevant scientific literature (e.g, transport modeling, networks, big data mining techniques)

• Work in an interdisciplinary environment and gain experience

REQUIRED EXPERIENCE:

• Strong background in mathematics/probability, especially transport model building (discrete choice and Bayesian inference models)

• Experience in big data mining techniques

• Highly self-motivated with excellent problem solving and analytical skills, and able to work systematically

• Excellent communication and organizational skills and ability to work with others

Candidates should have a Ph.D. in an engineering or science-based discipline or a closely related field. The successful candidate will be fluent in English, have good interpersonal and communication skills, and be able to work independently and within a team. The initial term will be one year, renewable afterwards. Position is open until filled.

The University of Washington is located in Seattle, consistently acclaimed as one of the most livable cities in the nation! Seattle is a cosmopolitan city situated in the midst of the ! beauty and diversity of the Pacific Northwest. The University of Washington is located on Lake Washington, a few miles east of Puget Sound. The Cascade Mountains are one hour to the east; the Olympic Peninsula and Olympic Mountains are two hours to the west.

Please send a cover letter (summarizing your experience and expertise, how you will apply that experience, and your area of scientific interest), your CV, two writing samples, and a list of references to:

Professor Cynthia Chen

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