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    • Joint Postdoc Position with Shanghai Normal University
    • Date: 2017-02-19
    • The Open Postdoctoral Positions

      Jointly by

      Shanghai Normal University and the University of Michigan


      The Institute of Urban Studies of Shanghai Normal University has several open positions for postdoctoral researchers and PhD students, sponsored by the joint postdoc training program of Shanghai Normal University and the University of Michigan. Those recruited postdocs will be hosted by the China Data Center of the University of Michigan for their postdoc research.


      Research Fields:  Spatial Big Data and Urban Environmental Information System



      Ph.D. or Ph.D. candidate in GIS, Computer Science, Environment, Regional Economy, Urban Geography or other related disciplines.


      Desired Skills:

      Solid background in GIS and programming. Good verbal/written communication in English. Strong research interests in spatial social sciences, spatial data sciences and urban information system.



      Shanghai Normal University will offer competitive compensation packages.


      Additional Information

      ·         Two year term-limited position with a possibility of extension

      ·         Preferred starting date is July. 1, 2017 (negotiable)



      To apply, please email the following to umcdc-shnu@umich.edu with the title of “The application for SNU-UM postdoc” + your name:

      1.      Cover letter stating the applicant’s career goals and interests in the position

      2.      Application form

      3.      CV with a recent photo

      4.      Certificate of Ph.D. degree

      5.      Sample papers

      6.      Research plan

      7.      Contact information for three references

China Data Center,330 Packard Rd, Ann Arbor, MI 48106-1248, T: (734)647-9610:F: (734)763-0335; Email: chinadata@umich.edu  Admin