[Infovis] Postdoctoral Researcher in Information Visualization at EVL / UI-Chicago

Angus Forbes angus.forbes at gmail.com
Fri May 30 21:54:05 CEST 2014

Posted May 29th, 2014. Accepting applications through October 1st, 2014, or
until position is filled.

The Department of Computer Science at University of Illinois—Chicago (UIC)
seeks a postdoctoral researcher with expertise in the areas of
visualization and human-computer interaction to work on a DARPA-funded
project under the direction of Dr. Angus Forbes. The project will be
carried out within the Electronic Visualization Laboratory and involves
researching and developing information visualization systems for
representing and interacting with biological networks across multiple
layers of abstraction. Funding is available for up to three years; the
appointment will begin in Fall 2014 or shortly thereafter.

Applicants should have a PhD in computer science or a closely related
discipline. Ideally, applicants will have strong experience in designing
and evaluating visualization systems. Experience with (or interest in
learning) the following technologies and/or areas is desired: network
visualization, visual analytics, biological visualization, SBML and SBGN,
and immersive systems.

The Electronic Visualization Laboratory (EVL) is an extraordinarily
collaborative place, especially for work in visualization and immersive
environments. EVL, established in 1973, represents the oldest formal
collaboration between engineering and art in the country, specializing in
the design and development of visualization, virtual reality and
collaboration systems utilizing high-performance networks. UIC ranks among
the nation’s top 50 universities in federal research funding and is ranked
the fourth best U.S. university under 50 years old by Times Higher

Interested applicants can email a letter of inquiry along with a C.V. to
angus.forbes at gmail.com, using the subject line: "EVL Postdoc”.

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