1. Data Visualization Artist—Filled!
2–5. Four (4) faculty positions with potential to be connected to the Vermont Complex Systems Center
6. UVM/MassMutual Research Assistant—Filled!
Details and links below. Plus bonus information on why you might want to join our team at the University of Vermont.
1. Data Visualization Artist
Participate in research activities in support of the Complex Systems Center faculty, staff, and students. Coordinate and implement advanced research, technical, and complex data analysis to produce powerful, beautiful, data-rich interactive online visualizations in support of Complex Systems research.
How to apply:
All application materials must be submitted online at the UVM jobs website, position #00024565. (We regret the unpleasantness of the site you are about to visit.)
Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.
Three (3) Four (4) faculty positions with potential to be connected to the Vermont Complex Systems Center
2 and 3: Two Tenure Track position in Statistics
These two positions provide outstanding opportunities for collaborative/interdisciplinary research with the Vermont Complex Systems Center, the UVM Transportation Research Center, the Vermont Advanced Computing Core, the Rubenstein School of Environment and Natural Resources, the Vermont Cancer Center and more broadly the Larner College of Medicine. Expertise of particular interest includes modeling and analysis of high-throughput –omics data, modeling and analysis of imaging data, clinical/biomedical applications of causal inference, interest and skills in statistical inference/analysis for massive or high-dimensional data, statistical genetics, and modeling and analysis of data derived from biological and social networks.
The applicant must have an earned doctoral degree in statistics, biostatistics or a closely related field, a strong research record, the ability to teach a variety of undergraduate and graduate statistics courses, and the potential to supervise graduate students.
4. Tenure Track position in Computer Science
Area: Data Science
Research emphases should be in areas of Data Science, broadly defined to include Machine Learning, Big Data, Computer Vision, Data Visualization, or other data-intensive computing areas.
The applicant must have a PhD in Computer Science or a closely-related area, a strong research record and agenda, the ability to teach a variety of engaging undergraduate and graduate courses in Computer Science, Complex Systems, or Data Science, and the desire and ability to supervise master’s and doctoral students. Postdoctoral experience is a plus.
5. Tenure Track position in Computer Science
Area: Computer Security and Privacy
Preference will be given to researchers in the areas of computer security and privacy. Areas of particular interest include: network security, embedded device security including IoT and medical devices, and critical infrastructure security including health and energy systems.
The applicant must have an earned PhD in Computer Science or a closely-related area, a strong research record, the ability to teach a variety of undergraduate and graduate computer science courses, and the potential to supervise masters and doctoral students. Ideal candidates would show potential for contributing to the activities and growth of the recently established Center for Computer Security and Privacy at UVM
6. UVM/MassMutual Research Assistant
Area: Data Science
The Research Assistant will work in conjunction with MassMutual Data Science, working primarily with principal researchers in UVM Complex Systems Center.
Currently seeking a research assistant to contribute to ongoing studies and research initiatives alongside faculty in the UVM Complex Systems Center, in conjunction with MassMutual, focusing on studies related to public health, healthcare, health outcomes, and longevity.
Research efforts aim to blend academic and industrial capabilities to many fundamental issues, enable the development of novel quantitative methods, and uncover new insights related to changes and patterns in human behavior and the determinants of social well-being.
Duties and Responsibilities
• Assist with designing and executing experiments
• Maintain appropriate records
• Process and review data; conduct preliminary analysis as appropriate
• Assist principal research team and contribute novel approaches
• Collect, analyze and visualize data
• Contribute to publications and presentations
• Currently pursuing a Master’s or PhD in a related field
• Bachelor’s degree in related field
• Ability to work on-site at the University of Vermont during the fall and spring semesters and ability to coordinate with remote partners and research associates
• Expertise in advanced mathematics, statistics, computer science, and data visualization
• Interest in data science as it applies to public health research and initiatives
• Experience in research in a related field and/or evidence of independent research
• Ability to comply with applicable data security protocols
• Ability to work independently and collaboratively in a laboratory research environment
• Python proficiency preferred
Term and hours:
January 22nd to December 30th 2018 (approx. 12 months), with potential to renew term
Expected: 15 to 20 hours/week
Things about the University of Vermont and Burlington and Vermont (also awesome):
The University of Vermont (UVM), established in 1791, is a comprehensive research university with a current enrollment of 12,000+ undergraduate, graduate, and medical students. The scientific and academic environments in CEMS, and throughout UVM, are dynamic, highly collaborative, and multi-disciplinary. UVM has state of the art core facilities, including the Vermont Advanced Computing Center and the Advanced Genome Technologies Core, and offers generous benefits packages, including health, dental, retirement contributions, and tuition remission.
The University is located in beautiful Burlington, Vermont, about 90 miles south of Montreal. Burlington is consistently ranked as one of the best small cities in America for quality of living, and features year-round outdoor recreation and cultural events. Greater Burlington has a population of approximately 150,000 and enjoys a panoramic setting on Lake Champlain, bordered by the Adirondack and Green Mountains.
The University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and actively encourages applications from women, veterans, and people from diverse racial, ethnic, and cultural backgrounds. To that end, candidates must provide a diversity impact statement as part of the application detailing how they will further the diversity of CEMS through their teaching, research, and/or service at UVM.