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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:
June 27, 2014
Closing Date:
Continuous - application review begins July 07, 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: July 31, 2017
Funding:
Federal

Other Conditions:
  • The Laboratory for Advanced Visualization (LAVA) in the Department of Information and Computer Sciences, located near downtown Honolulu, invites applications for a postdoctoral researcher to conduct research and development in the area of data visualization in large scale display environments. The desired start of employment is August 1, 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 LAVA, led by Professor Jason Leigh (Director Emeritus of the Electronic Visualization Laboratory at the University of Illinois at Chicago), and to participate in federally funded research projects on data visualization, with an emphasis on integrative visualization on scalable resolution display environments. The candidate will also collaborate with domain scientists to apply emerging visualization techniques to domain science problems. The candidate will participate in grant writing as part of postdoctoral training. The candidate is also expected to collaborate in publications of papers as well as documentation for deployed projects. Lastly, candidates will co-supervise undergraduate and graduate research students.
Minimum Qualifications
  1. We seek a highly motivated candidate with a PhD in Computer Science. Candidate should have experience in both scientific and information visualization, visual analytics, scalable display environments (such as tiled displays).
Desirable Qualifications
  1. Experience with virtual reality and collaboration with domain scientists. Excellent communication and presentation skills. Teaching experience is a plus.

To Apply:
Please submit, in a SINGLE PDF document containing the following information: URL of your home page, a curriculum vitae, statement of purpose, a description of past research with a list of publications and URL’s to Youtube videos of your work. Also include three names of individuals whom we can contact for letters of recommendations. All material should be sent to leighj@hawaii.edu with the subject heading: LAVA Application: Lastname, Firstname
Address:
  1. UH Manoa, Department of Information & Computer Sciences
  2. Laboratory for Advanced Visualization & Applications
  3. Attn: Professor Jason Leigh (Postdoctoral Search)
  4. 1680 East-West Road, POST 317
  5. Honolulu, HI 96822
Inquiries:
  1. Jason Leigh; http://jasonleigh.me; 808-956-2761; leighj@hawaii.edu

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