Postdoctoral Scientist: Rural Social and Trade Networks
This is a unique position where you will reconstruct the trade and communication networks of rural South India from various large empirical data sets and make it available to the greater scientific community. Real time understanding of the social and trade network topologies and dynamics will be used to design interventions that can significantly impact the dynamics of the network as part of an ambitious large scale social experiment to bring about poverty alleviation.
The key requirements are large imagination, a strong desire to work for social change, the ability to work efficiently with large datasets in MATLAB and C and the ability to design cool GUIs that will facilitate public access to the data.
This position does carry publication potential. However the primary goal is to create understanding that can result in fast productive interventions that positively impact the standard of living.
Please submit a cover letter outlining why this interests you along with your CV to email@example.com
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