Postdoctoral scholar position


Professors Ehsan Hoque, Gourab Ghoshal

The Georgen Institute for Data Science

University of Rochester



The Georgen Institute forData Science  ( at the University of Rochester has an opening for an exceptional candidate at the Postdoctoral level. The candidate will work jointly in the groups of Prof. Ehsan Hoque at the Department of Computer Science and Prof. Gourab Ghoshal at the Department of Physics and Astronomy. Profs. Hoque and Ghoshal are focused on a number of Big Data related projects at the intersection of Network Science, Human Computer Interaction, Computational Social Science and Affective Computing. The ideal candidate should have a PhD in Computer Science, Physics, Applied Mathematics or a closely related field. Priority will be accorded to those with experience parsing large-scale datasets, simulation and analytical modeling of Complex Systems as well as a stated interest in Complex Networks and Data Science. Candidates with prior experience and strong interest in research intersecting multiple disciplines are strongly encouraged to apply.

Appointments will be for one year and subject to renewal contingent on performance.
Applications may be submitted by email to mehoque AT {cs dot rochester dot edu} or gghoshal AT {pas dot rochester dot edu} and must include 1) name —Postdoc in the subject heading 2) two to three letters of recommendation submitted separately by the letter writers 3) CV with publications and 4) a brief statement outlining your research interests.
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About University of Rochester:

The University of Rochester is a private, Tier I research institution located in western New York State. It consistently ranks among the top 30 institutions, both public and private, in federal funding for research and development.

The University of Rochester has a strong commitment to diversity and actively encourages applications from candidates from groups underrepresented in higher education. The University is an Equal Opportunity Employer.