The Institute of Geography and Sustainability is pleased to offer a 1 year post-doc position on
“Information systems and models in urban geography “
Link to the official announcement: https://applicationsinter.unil.ch/inter/noauth/php/Po/pooffres.php?poid=3616&langage=8
Duration:31.08.2016 1 year, not renewable
Place of work:Institute of Geography and Sustainability , University of Lausanne, Switzerland
Publication in: Français, English
Description of tasks
The successful candidate will participate to collective researches in the Institute on urban systems with databases on economic inter/intra urban networks. The study will be divided in two steps:
1- matching these bases and optimize their organization;
2- Structuring multi-agent modeling micro / meso / macro development of urban systems as a result of the evolution of these networks.
Professors active in these two domains will supervise the study.
The successful candidate will participate to the building of a master course and to tutorials on these two domains.
The successful candidate will devote at least 50% of her/his time to personal research and up to 50% to the common project described above.
Applicants should have a PhD degree in computer science, geography or in social sciences, with a deep practice in Information systems and models in geography. Preference will be given to a candidate who has worked in the domains of:
– Mining, organization and analysis of massive databases;
– Programming of multi-agent systems;
– Experience of working with geographers and social scientists.
The applicants should have the goal of completing research on geographical researches on interurban systems
Applications should be sent by e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org. They should include:
– a motivation letter
– 2 references with address, phone number, e-mail (e.g. director of PhD thesis)
– copy of Doctorate diploma
– electronic version of the PhD thesis and publications
For additional information, please contact email@example.com
Seeking to promote an equitable representation of men and women among its staff, the University encourages applications from women.
Deadline of application submission:
Chair of the Urban Geography Commission of the International Geographical Union
UNIVERSITY OF LAUSANNE
Institute of Geography and Sustainability – Faculty of Geoscience
Geopolis Building- office 3614
CH – 1015 LAUSANNE
Tel : 41 (0)21 692 36 13
Cel : 41 (0)79 777 05 01
Fax : 41 (0)21 692 30 75
SKYPE: Celine Rozenblat