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Postdoctoral Research Fellow in Geospatial Data Science

George Mason University

Job detailsJob TypeFull-timeLocation4400 University Dr, Fairfax, VA 22030+ Leaflet | OpenStreetMap contributorsIndeed’s salary guideNot provided by employer$71K – $89.9K a year is Indeed’s estimated salary for this role in Fairfax, VA.Report inaccurate salaryFull Job Description

Postdoctoral Research Fellow in Geospatial Data Science

The George Mason University Departments of Geography and Geoinformation Science and Computational and Data Sciences within the College of Science have an immediate opening for a multi-year postdoctoral fellow, subject to budgetary approval. This position will be part of a multi-institutional team participating in a funded research program. The GMU team is directed by Drs. Taylor Anderson, Hamdi Kavak, and Dieter Pfoser. George Mason University has a strong institutional commitment to the achievement of excellence and diversity among its faculty and staff, and strongly encourages candidates to apply who will enrich Masons academic and culturally inclusive environment.

Mason Science is committed to advancing access, justice, equity, diversity, and inclusion (A-JEDI) throughout our STEM community, including within our hiring and retention practices. At Mason Science, our values include fostering an organizational culture that promotes anti-racism, belonging, respect, and civility. We believe that a diversity of opinions, cultures, and perspectives is what provides vibrancy, innovation and growth to an academic community. By prioritizing inclusive excellence in academics, teaching, research, and global engagement, we strive to attract a diverse pool of faculty and staff who exemplify the Mason Science mission and vision.


The primary job responsibilities of this position consist of the development and refinement of a unified framework for aggregating and analyzing a variety of open-source geospatial information as it relates to urban environments and mobility. The data will be used in large scale urban simulations as part of a bigger effort of a team of graduate students, post docs, and faculty. The successful candidate will have the opportunity to supervise graduate-level research assistants, collaborate with fellow scholars including a team of postdocs, and promote the accomplishments through publications, presentations, and other public events.

Required Qualifications:

Ph.D. in data science, computer science, or closely related field;
Strong programming skills in Python or Java;
Experience in data mining and machine learning algorithms;
Excellent written communication skills demonstrated by prior publications; and
A track record that demonstrates the ability to work well with interdisciplinary research teams.

Preferred Qualifications:

Solid knowledge of databases and geo-spatial data mining.
Special Instructions to Applicants

For full consideration, applicants must apply at; complete and submit the online application; and upload a cover letter, curriculum vitae (CV), and a list of three professional references with contact information.
For Full Consideration, Apply by: 12/06/2022
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