[Infovis] Multiple Interdisciplinary Postdoc Positions at Purdue

Parsons, Paul parsonsp at purdue.edu
Mon Mar 19 04:16:36 CET 2018

The Polytechnic Institute at Purdue University is hiring multiple postdocs to conduct research within highly interdisciplinary impact areas, some of which will benefit from expertise in data analytics, visualization, and/or HCI. Candidates who have a history of interdisciplinary research are especially encouraged to apply. For full details, and to view a list of faculty mentors for the positions, please see: https://polytechnic.purdue.edu/employment-opportunities/interdisciplinary-postdoctoral-research-assistant/associate-multiple

Full Description

We are seeking multiple full time postdoctoral researchers to work with a vibrant, growing, and diverse group of interdisciplinary faculty at Purdue University engaged in addressing global grand challenges. The ideal postdoctoral researcher will bring a skillset or specific interest in interdisciplinary research and engagement that is aligned with one or more of the Polytechnic Research Office<https://polytechnic.purdue.edu/research>’s five research impact areas:

  *   Realizing the Digital Enterprise<https://polytechnic.purdue.edu/research/realizing-digital-enterprise>
  *   Healthy and Sustainable Communities<https://polytechnic.purdue.edu/research/healthy-sustainable-communities>
  *   Future Work and Learning<https://polytechnic.purdue.edu/research/future-work-learning>
  *   Holistic Safety & Security<https://polytechnic.purdue.edu/research/holistic-safety-security>
  *   Communities and Civic Engagement<https://polytechnic.purdue.edu/research/community-civic-engagement>

The selected postdoctoral researchers will carry out original research with 2 or more faculty members in the college, building interdisciplinary partnerships within and across research impact areas. These positions are expected to begin in Fall 2018, and are planned to be a one-year appointments with the possibility of a one-year extension, subject to annual performance, progress review and funding.  These are 12 month appointments, beginning August 2018.

Application Requirements

To apply, send a single PDF containing a cover letter, CV, and a list of at least three references to Dr. Carrie Berger, Associate Dean for Research in the Purdue Polytechnic Institute (carrieb at purdue.edu<mailto:carrieb at purdue.edu>) with the subject line "Purdue Polytechnic - Interdisciplinary Postdoc." In the cover letter, address your previous or planned interdisciplinary research experience(s), your potential to join one or more research impact areas within the college and one or more faculty members from these impact areas with whom you are interested in collaborating. Review of applications will begin on April 9, 2018.

Postdoctoral Candidate Requirements

The ideal candidate for this position will have earned a PhD by August 2018, and have a strong interest in pursuing interdisciplinary research. If you have any questions about your potential fit for this position, please contact Dr. Berger at carrieb at purdue.edu<mailto:carrieb at purdue.edu>. Purdue University is an EOE/AA employer. All individuals, including minorities, women, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply.


Paul Parsons, PhD | Assistant Professor
Computer Graphics Technology | Purdue University
parsonsp at purdue.edu | web.ics.purdue.edu/~parsonsp

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