Job ID:16101Updated:October 17, 2018Location:Main CampusPosition DescriptionArea: Computer Graphics and Scientific VisualizationDuration: One yearStartDate : ImmediateSalary: CAD $50,000 / year (plus benefits)TheDepartment of Computer Scienceunder theFaculty of Scienceat the University of Calgary is accepting applications for a Postdoctoral Fellow position inComputer Graphics and Visualization .Job DescriptionThe appointed Postdoctoral Fellow will be working with Dr. Faramarz Samavati in the Graphics Jungle Lab ( jungle.cpsc.ucalgary.ca ), primarily on visualization techniques applicable to a digital Earth framework in addition to various projects led by Dr. Samavati. A digital Earth framework is a multiresolution 3D model used to represent the Earth for integrating, processing and visualizing location-based data. For more information, please review Dr. Samavati’s recent publications regarding digital Earth and connectivity maps, which have been made available on his website:pages.cpsc.ucalgary.ca/~samavati . The position will be primarily funded by an NSERC CRD grant and existing industrial collaboration.QualificationsPhD in Computer Science with specialization in computer graphics and visualization, or a related discipline. The applicant must have earned a doctoral degree within the past five years.Research expertise and a strong technical background in graphics, and visualization with advanced programming and software development abilities.Excellent written and verbal communication skills in English.The applicant must have excellent multitasking abilities and be capable of working in a self¿directed manner within a team environment.Ability to mentor undergrad and MSc students.A high level of productivity for peer¿reviewed publications is expected.Application DetailsApplicants should send their curriculum vitae, including their list of publications, to Maryam Sohrabi ( email@example.com ), Research Administrative Assistant, Department of Computer Science, University of Calgary. Shortlisted candidates will be requested to provide two letters of recommendation. Letters of recommendation should be emailed directly from the referees’ official email addresses firstname.lastname@example.org .Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Prospective applicants are also invited to consult the University of Calgary’s Postdoctoral Program website for further information:www.ucalgary.ca/postdoc .Additional InformationTo learn more about postdoctoral scholar opportunities at the University of Calgary and all we have to offer, view ourPostdoc Careers website. For more information about the Faculty of Science visitCareers in the Faculty of Science.About the University of CalgaryThe University of Calgary is Canada’s leading next-generation university – a living, growing and youthful institution that embraces change and opportunity with a can-do attitude. Located in the nation’s most enterprising city, the university is making tremendous progress on its Eyes High journey to be recognized as one of Canada’s top five research universities, grounded in innovative learning and teaching and fully integrated with the community it both serves and leads. The University of Calgary inspires and supports discovery, creativity and innovation across all disciplines. For more information, visitucalgary.ca.To succeed as one of Canada’s top universities, where new ideas are created, tested and applied through first-class teaching and research, the University of Calgary needs more of the best minds in our classrooms and labs. We’reincreasing our scholarly capacity by investing in peoplewho want to change the world, bringing the best and brightest to Calgary to form a global intellectual hub and achieve advances that matter to everyone.About Calgary, AlbertaCalgary is one of the world’s cleanest cities and has been named one of the world’s most livable cities for years. Calgary is a city of leaders – in business, community, philanthropy and volunteerism. Calgarians benefit from the strongest economy in the nation and enjoy more days of sunshine per year than any other major Canadian city. Calgary is less than an hour’s drive from the Rocky Mountains and boasts the most extensive urban pathway and bikeway network in North America.The University of Calgary recognizes that a diverse staff/faculty benefits and enriches the work, learning and research experiences of the entire campus and greater community. We are committed to removing barriers that have been historically encountered by some people in our society. We strive to recruit individuals who will further enhance our diversity and will support their professional success while they are here. We encourage all qualified applicants to apply, however preference will be given to Canadian citizens and permanent residents of Canada.