Post-doctoral Fellow in Computer Modeling and Social Simulation

Center for Mind and Culture, Boston

The Center for Mind and Culture (CMAC) is a non-profit think tank conducting non-partisan research into aspects of the mind-culture nexus (see CMAC is seeking a post-doctoral research fellow expert in modeling and simulation and interested in applying those techniques to religious cognition and behavior, immigration and integration, and related areas. Java and NetLogo are the principle coding languages in use on this project. Also desirable are statistical skills in dataset and network analysis, so established skills in R and SEM would be helpful. This post-doctoral fellow will be based in Boston and would join an active international team of researchers, helping to train graduate students. The position begins immediately and runs through June 30, 2018, when grant funding expires. The salary is $50,000 per annum with standard CMAC benefits, including health insurance assistance and retirement contributions. Applicants should be US citizens or those with prior permission to work in the USA that extends through June 30, 2018. For more information about the funded project, see the Modeling Religion Project at CMAC’s website dedicated to the scientific study of religion: Applicants should email an application letter, a cv, and three letters of reference to Mary Williams at the Center for Mind and Culture ([email protected]). Consideration of applications begins April 1, 2017 and continues until an appointment is made.

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