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Title:
Postdoctoral Research Fellow in Computer Science
Position Number:
Pending
Hiring Unit:
Department of Information & Computer Sciences
Location:
University of Hawaii at Manoa
Date Posted:
May 02, 2014
Closing Date:
Continuous - application review begins May 19, 2014
Salary Information:
Stipend commensurate with experience and qualifications
Monthly Type:
11 Month
Full Time/Part Time:
Full Time
Temporary/Permanent:
Temporary - Not to Exceed: August 31, 2015
Funding:
Federal

Other Conditions:
  • The Department of Information and Computer Sciences of the University of Hawaii at Manoa, located near downtown Honolulu, invites applications for a postdoctoral researcher, to work on mathematical aspects of data analysis, security, and economies of information. While some domain knowledge is desirable, the primary selection criterion will be the candidate's general research potential in mathematical modeling of network processes and information. The desired start of employment is September 2014, with some flexibility as to the actual starting date. The position will be renewable annually, depending on performance and funding.
Duties and Responsibilities
  1. The candidate is expected to join the Adaptive Security and Economics Lab (ASECOLab.org), led by Prof Pavlovic, and to participate in federally funded research projects on modeling of computational and social processes in networks and cyberspace, with an emphasis on the problems of security and its economics. The candidate will collaborate with the other aseconauts on publication and dissemination of the obtained research results, on design and delivery of the courses and tutorials related to this research, and on preparing for future research and obtaining research funding.
Minimum Qualifications
  1. We seek a highly motivated candidate with a PhD in Computer Science, Mathematics, Economics, or another area providing a foundation for work towards bridging the research gap between the technical and social aspects of modern computation and information processing.
Desirable Qualifications
  1. Software development skill or experience in designing and performing empiric research. Excellent communication and presentation skills. Teaching experience a plus.

To Apply:
Please submit a curriculum vitae, statement of purpose, a description of past research with a list of publications, and arrange for three letters of recommendation to be sent. Electronic submission of both application material and letters is strongly encouraged. All material should be sent to dusko@hawaii.edu, cc wesleysu@hawaii.edu. Please combine all your application material into a single pdf file, and use the subject line "ASECOLab Postdoc Application"
Address:
  1. University of Hawaii at Manoa
  2. Department of Information & Computer Sciences
  3. ASECOLab Postdoctoral Search
  4. Attn: Prof. Dusko Pavlovic, c/o Janice Oda-Ng
  5. 1680 East-West Road, POST 317, HI 96822
Inquiries:
  1. Dusko Pavlovic; 808-956-9639; dusko@hawaii.edu

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