Career Development

May 1-5, 2017, Washington, DC Strategic Data Analytics: Strategy and Policy for a Changing World

Early Registration Deadline March 15

The New England Complex Systems Institute is offering a five day certificate program in strategic data analytics in Washington, DC, from May 1-5, 2017. Participants will learn how to understand and plan for risk and opportunity in a complex world, to anticipate what they can, and be prepared for what they can't.

June 5-23, 2017   Expanded Complexity and Data Analytics Summer Courses

Early Registration Deadline March 15

The NECSI Summer School offers three intensive week-long courses on complexity science, modeling and networks, and data analytics. The new expanded format is modular with second and third weeks building on material covered in previous weeks, but none are a prerequisite for the others. You may register for any of the weeks. If desired, arrangements for credit at a home institution may be made in advance.

The  Algorithms and Distributed Computing group in the Department of Computer Science at the University of Houston is looking for a postdoc position.

We are currently working on  distributed algorithms, large-scale data computation, and communication networks.

Please see for a list of our recent publications to get an idea.

Project Description: One postdoc research opportunity is availabile with the United States Air Force School of Aerospace Medicine Department of Aeromedical Research.  This opportunity will be located in Baltimore, MD.  USAFSAM is seeking a Postdoctoral canddiates with a background in electrical engineering or computer science with experience in analyzing big data, waveforms, advanced machine learning techniques and predictive algorithms. The appointment is scheduled to last at least twelve months, possibly up to total of five years pending available funding.

Challenge Detroit's mission is to challenge leaders to learn by doing through a year of meaningful employment and intellectual work with area nonprofits designed to positively impact our diverse, culturally vibrant city. During the year-long program, Fellows live, work, play, give and lead in Detroit. Monday-Thursday Fellows work for top regional companies such as DTE Energy, Penske Detroit Belle Grand Prix, and Marketing Associates.

A recent article in The Guardian said cybercrime has reached "alarming levels." Threats to online security continue to grow, as do the number of jobs in the field. There's a shortage of qualified people to fill these high-paying positions. 

That's why you may consider applying to HackEd.

Application Deadline: None
Job Availability: Immediate
Job Type: Hourly
Department Name/Location: Computer Science
Department Website: CICS
Hours Per Week: 10-20
Pay Rate: $20 

The National Center of Academic Excellence in Cyber Defense Research (CAE-R) at the University of Massachusetts Lowell (UMass Lowell) is hosting an NSF REU site, HCISec, for enhancing undergraduate research in modern human computer interaction (HCI) security and privacy. The summer program each year is called a cohort. Each cohort will last for eight weeks.

NERDSummit is happening March 18th - 19th at the UMass Amherst Integrated Sciences Building.

NERDSummit is an opportunity for people to attend free lectures and workshop sessions about web-related technology and skills put on by members of the local community as well as some folks from farther away.

Job Description:  IBM's Digital Transformation Team is seeking aggressive Open Source Development Specialists to join our mission.  We are looking to build an inspired group of open source leaders who possess strong prototyping skills coupled with creative thinking and a customer centric attitude.  Individuals aspiring to actively participate in the, open source, cloud enabled and cognitive era.