University of Maryland, College Park. The College of Behavioral and Social Sciences is seeking (2) 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 anthropology/sociology. Experience in agent-based, system dynamic, network or participatory modeling and in the field testing of formal models from human behavioral ecology (HBE), as well as hind casting and forecasting with those models is preferred. The areas of expertise listed are in no particular order of importance. For a detailed description of the position and application submission instructions please visit our web ad at https://jobs.umd.edu (reference position 117853).
Review of applications will continue until the positions are filled, however applications received by November 15, 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.
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