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Two Research Positions in Urban Data Analytics and Simulation

Student Researchers (undergraduate or graduate level) – Two open positions within the DataLab. Salary will be $15-20/hour depending on qualifications.

The DataLab, College of Science at George Mason University invites qualified students (graduate or undergraduate level) to join the Data Science Research Group starting in January 2018 to work in an interdisciplinary research team that focuses on sponsored data science research in relation to urban movement analytics and simulation. Successful applicants will support the development of various software packages that have been generated as parted of research projects.

This is a part‐time, 20 hours per week position.


  • One position will be responsible for maintaining and extending a Web-based exploratory data analytics platform that has been developed by our research group.
  • The second position will be responsible for extending a Java-based micro simulation framework.

Required Qualifications Demonstrated experience developing and supporting:

  • Ruby-on-Rails and Javascript/Angular based Web-applications OR
  • Java applications.

Additional Qualifications

  • Demonstrated experience installing, configuring, maintaining and supporting MongoDB databases and/or Elasticsearch.
  • Demonstrated experience installing, maintaining and supporting Linux environments.

Enrollment: Interested students should send their CV to Dr. Dieter Pfoser ( and Dr. Nektaria Tryfona ( Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.


The following six internships with the National Park System are available IMMEDIATELY. For full consideration, you must apply using the working title listed.  Provide a current resume, transcripts, list of three professional references with contact information and letter of interest electronically to Jim Pieper or by phone at 202-339-8327. All applications will be reviewed as they are submitted, and the advertisement will remain open until the position is filled.

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For additional information on graduate fellowships, please contact:

Dr. Kathryn Agoston
Director of Graduate Fellowships
George Mason University
703-993-3131 (Office)

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