Career opportunity: Postdoctoral researcher on fixed-term contract to work on urban mobility analysis

The submission deadline for applications is on Monday, October 1, 2012, at 3pm.

The official call with application instructions is available online at:

The Department of Computer Science and Engineering at the University of Oulu, Finland, is hiring a
Postdoctoral Researcher on a fixed-term contract to work on urban mobility analysis.

The successful candidate will work within the Urban Interactions research program ( One of the aims of the program is to analyse the rich mobility traces captured by Oulu’s city-wide WiFi, Bluetooth and traffic infrastructure to understand better city-scale movement and develop ubiquitous computing applications.

The successful candidate will work on the analysis of urban mobility traces. This role requires a strong mathematical background, experience with hands-on development and programming, and familiarity with urban mobility analysis, machine learning, and ubiquitous computing. Understanding of statistics, database programming, and symbolic computation are a benefit. Knowledge of Matlab/R is a plus. You will be expected to develop an analysis system that captures, infers and models individual and group mobility patterns on a city scale.

Please contact Vassilis Kostakos (vassilis (at) for further information.