[Infovis] Two year post-doctoral position in Risk Communication and Visualisation

Donna L Gresh gresh at us.ibm.com
Tue Jan 25 10:08:19 CET 2011

Job Title:                       Two year post-doctoral position in Risk 
Communication and Visualisation
Application Deadline:     Open Until Filled
 Job Description  
Immediate opening for a post-doctoral researcher with strong experience in 
data visualisation. Good knowledge of visualisation tools a MUST; 
experience with software engineering a plus. Familiarity with the 
literature on psychology and communication of risk would be a definite 
 The project involves designing new tools to help professionals and 
laypeople describe and understand information about risk in a variety of 
domains, such as general business settings and the healthcare domain. 
(Note: We are not focussed on financial risk in the banking/insurance 
domains.)  A strong record of productivity (e.g. publications in 
recognized conferences/journals, presentations at major conferences), 
creative temperament, good communication skills and a strong work ethic a 
 We are a multidisciplinary and highly productive group of scientists from 
diverse fields working in a joint project between IBM Dublin and 
University College Cork. The post-doc will have the opportunity to work on 
challenging problems at the interface of  computer science, visualisation 
techniques, and cognitive psychology. It is anticipated that the candidate 
will split their time between Cork and the IBM Dublin Research Lab. Please 
visit our website at 
https://researcher.ibm.com/researcher/view_project.php?id=1260 for more 
details on the risk project.

Contact: Dylan Evans, University College Cork, d.evans at ucc.ie

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