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The Center for Spatial Sciences (CSS) at the University of California - Riverside (UCR) is searching for a post-doctoral researcher in the area of spatio-temporal data analysis to work under the supervision of Professor Sergio Rey and in collaboration with CSS and UCR faculty. The successful candidate will have a Ph.D. in geography, statistics, or a closely related field as well as the potential or demonstrated ability to conduct independent quantitative research in spatial distribution dynamics in the context of regional inequality. Candidates will focus on model-driven analysis of the drivers and effects of income mobility, both generational and geographical. Candidates with experience in spatio-temporal data analysis, geocomputation, and Python are highly desired. Candidates with the potential or demonstrated ability to work within and contribute to a diverse campus environment are strongly encouraged to apply. The initial appointment will be for one year with the opportunity to extend the appointment for an additional two years, pending positive performance reviews and the availability of funding. The position is available starting October 1, 2017 and applications will be considered until the position is filled.

The University of California, Riverside, is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Postdoctoral fellows at the University of California are represented by a labor union.

To apply, please send the following materials (as a single pdf) to sergio.rey@ucr.edu: (1) cover letter addressing your qualifications and research interests, (2) current CV, d (3) contact information for three professional references. Also provide a representative publication or recent working paper as a separate pdf, and links to public software code repositories (e.g., github, bitbucket) or published software packages.

For more information please contact:
Sergio Rey Founding Director, Center for Spatial Sciences Professor of Public Policy School of Public Policy University of California Riverside, CA 92521 sergio.rey@ucr.edu