UCSD seeks postdoctoral scholar

Postdoc in Human-Centered Computing and Online Social Media Analysis applied to Infectious Diseases at UC San Diego

The Human-Centered and Ubiquitous Computing Lab (http://ubicomp.ucsd.edu) and the AntiViral Research Center (http://avrc.ucsd.edu) at UC San Diego are looking for a Postdoctoral Scholar interested in joining our ongoing transdisciplinary projects investigating the use of online social media to better understand risk behavior, as well as design and develop solutions to reduce potential outbreaks of infectious diseases, especially focused on HIV and Zika Virus.

The open position is for two years starting in the Fall of 2017, with an option for a third year, and is funded through a T32 NIH Training grant. Only US Citizen or permanent resident can apply.

Requirements are a Ph.D. in Computer Science or related field, interest and/or experience in transdisciplinary work at the intersection of engineering, m

edicine and design, and experience in human-computer interaction, information visualization, and machine learning.

The Postdoc will be co-advised across the department of Computer Science and Engineering (http://cse.ucsd.edu) and the Division of Infectious Diseases (http://id.ucsd.edu) and will have opportunities to integrate his or her research with the Center for AIDS Research (http://cfar.ucsd.edu) and the DesignLab (http://designlab.ucsd.edu) at UC San Diego.

Interested applicants, please submit your Curriculum Vitae, a brief 1-page interest statement and the name of three references to Prof. Nadir Weibel at weibel@ucsd.edu.