Post Doctoral Associate
New York University: NYU - NY: Tandon School of Engineering
Sep 14, 2021
Dynamical systems for social good
Post-Doctoral position - Tandon School of Engineering, New York University
Post-doc positions are available in the Dynamical Systems Laboratory (DSL)
at the Tandon School of Engineering, New York University in a wide variety of
research projects that are signature scopes of our multidisciplinary group.
The positions are fully funded with a competitive salary.
We seek for independent, motivated, and creative individuals to conduct
fundamental research in the broad area of complex systems. The candidate will
be making important contributions to one or multiple research projects
supported by our several ongoing grants (see
https: // wp.nyu.edu/dsl/publications/). We strongly encourage applications
from candidates with a strong background in network science, data science,
applied mathematics, and statistics. Depending on the candidate's background
and interests, their research could involve a wide range of topics, from
causal inference to mathematical modeling and analysis of sociotechnical and
engineering systems. For example, ongoing research seeks to understand the
causes of firearm-related harms and improve healthcare working through data-
intensive enhanced cognition.
The DSL was established fifteen years ago by Prof. Maurizio Porfiri
(Institute Professor at Tandon School of Engineering, with appointments at
the Center for Urban Science and Progress, the Department of Mechanical and
Aerospace Engineering, the Department of Biomedical Engineering, and the
Department of Civil and Urban Engineering). The DSL is home to a highly
collaborative, vibrant group of young scholars, with complementary expertise
across theory, experiments, and computation. The director, Prof. Porfiri, is
the author of more than 350 journal publications and the recipient of numerous
professional awards (https: // en.wikipedia.org/wiki/MaurizioPorfiri).
Beyond a Ph.D. in a relevant field, ideal candidates are expected to have: i)
the drive to pursue an excellent career in research upon completion of their
post-doc training; ii) a demonstrated ability to conduct original research,
as evidenced by a number of high-quality journal and conference publications;
iii) outstanding English language oral and written communication skills; iv)
a strong work ethic with the ability to work independently as well as in a
research group; v) evidence of good project/laboratory management skills; and
vi) the ability to strategize the goals of projects as well as design,
conduct, and interpret experiments, under the mentorship of the Principal
Candidates are encouraged to apply.
Applications should include a detailed curriculum vitae, a one-page cover
letter, a statement of past research experience, and a list of references. The
cover letter should include applicants' research interests, and their future
plans, both in general and research-wise.
Review of applications will begin immediately, and candidates are expected to
join as early as October 2021.
This institution is using Interfolio's Faculty Search to conduct this search.
Applicants to this position receive a free Dossier account and can send all
application materials, including confidential letters of recommendation, free
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