100%, Zurich, fixed-term
Research at the Professorship of Computational Social Science (COSS) is focused on participatory, resilient and sustainable smart cities and digital societies,
Information about the COSS team and its projects can be found on our website: https://coss.ethz.ch
We seek a highly motivated postdoctoral researcher with expertise in data science and great interest in computational social science and complex systems. The successful candidate will design and implement advanced data science/machine learning techniques to study complex techno-socio-economic-environmental phenomena related to
The postdoc activities will involve developing interdisciplinary approaches, efficient data collection techniques, large-scale data analysis, complex network analysis and modelling, considering FAIR principles, privacy protection, and ethics. Your work may also connect to IoT technology and/or lab/web/real-life experiments.
You will contribute to ambitious European projects. While the position is primarily focused on research, it will also include handling of administrative and infrastructural tasks as well as some teaching commitments.
You have a solid research background in some of the following areas (please specify in your application letter and CV): data and computer science, computational social science, artificial intelligence, complexity science, network science, with a strong international publication track record in areas mentioned above. Excellent scientific and computational skills, English language skills, social skills, and international experience are required.
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We look forward to receiving your online application until the 29th of February 2024 in a single PDF file with the following documents:
Job interviews are expected to take place around March 2024. The possible contract would probably start about 2 months later.
Please note that we exclusively accept applications submitted through our online application portal.
Applications via email or postal services will not be considered.
Questions about the position should be directed to our office manager, Ms. Agnieszka Hamburger, email: email@example.com (no application documents).
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