Associate or Full Professor Computation Social Science - Geography/Sociology University of Maryland, College Park

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 is set 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.
For the geography/sociology position, candidates with demonstrated experience in developing advanced methods in one or more of the following (alphabetical order) are sought: agent-based modeling, computational input-output analysis or social accounting, data visualization, geographic information systems, and social networks analysis. Preferred candidates will have published on the theme/topic of the environment. For a detailed description of the position and application submission instructions please visit our web ad at (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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