Postdoctoral Associate

Applications are invited for a National Science Foundation funded (LEAP-HI Program #2051685), Postdoctoral Associate position with the System Performance Laboratory (SPL) in the Grado Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering, Virginia Tech.

The position will be located at the Virginia Tech Northern Virginia Center in Falls Church, VA. The desired duration of the position is 1+1 (optional years if mutually desired), totaling up to two calendar years. The candidate will conduct research and mentoring duties, in addition to optional teaching of one course per year, if mutually desired. Research will focus on multi-level investigation of safety-critical human-in-the-loop systems that collaborate with automated/autonomous decision-aid technologies. Desired interests are interdisciplinary modeling (ideally using economic production theory, more specifically Data Envelopment Analysis, system dynamics modeling/agent-based modeling, and/or Artificial Intelligence & Machine Learning) of safety critical socio-technical infrastructure systems. The candidate will also be responsible for writing project documents, preparing project presentations, assisting in the organization of workshops, writing research proposals, refereed journal and conference publications, and development of software code that complements the existing capabilities of SPL.

For full job description, please go to the application website.

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