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Coginitive Science Post-doctoral Position Indiana University
Agent-Based Computational Modeling of Social Behavior
Post-doctoral researcher position available immediately in agent-based computational modeling of social behavior The Cognitive Science Program at Indiana University Bloomington and the Department of Biological Sciences at the University of Notre Dame invite applications for an NSF-funded postdoctoral research position to model female mate choice behavior and navigation strategies in amphibians. Existing agent-based/individual-based computational models, in a spatially-extended continuous 2-D environment, will be extended and studied in simulations on high-performance computing clusters. Models focus on the neuroendocrine control of social behaviors. The results from the simulations will be analyzed statistically to develop mathematical models of higher-level population dynamics. We seek candidates with expertise in the following areas:
- agent-based/individual-based computational modeling
- statistical analyses
- mathematical population models
- computer programming and Unix-based systems
- behavioral ecology, ethology, animal communication, or pyschology
Cognitive Science Program, Indiana University Bloomington
Professor Dr. Sunny Boyd
Department of Biological Sciences, University of Notre Dame
Both Indiana University and the University of Notre Dame are equal opportunity/affirmative action employers and encourage applications from qualified women, minorities, veterans, and persons with disabilities.
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