Posts in Economics/Geography & Geography/Sociology
University of Maryland, College Park.
The College of Behavioral and Social Sciences is seeking (3) computational social scientists to expand Maryland’s strengths in the computational aspects of global environmental change through interdisciplinary joint appointments. Rank will start at associate professor and tenure will be in the department closest to the applicant’s background. Applicants should have disciplinary backgrounds in the social sciences and most importantly, have advanced computational skills which include experience integrating social science data into computational models.
One appointment will be in Economics/Geography. For that position, experience is preferred in sustainability science in combination with one or more of the following: computational economics, economic geography, spatial modeling or data visualization.
Another appointment will be in Geography/Sociology. For that position, experience with agent-based modeling, social networks analysis, computational input-output analysis or social accounting, or data visualization is preferred.
Review of applications will continue until the positions are filled, however applications received by March 2, 2012 will receive best consideration. The University of Maryland is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer and is proud of its diverse faculty, staff, and student body. Women, minorities, veterans, disabled veterans, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.