Open Positions

Open Positions

If you are interested in joining a dynamic interdisciplinary team and you are a self-motivated, unusually creative, and highly competitive individual with excellent oral and written communication skills, then we hope you will apply to join the Network Dynamics Lab!  Every year we add new researchers to the team that are seeking an environment where they can be challenged and can push the envelope of research on engineering change in networks of industrial and societal importance.  PhD graduates of the Network Dynamics Lab go on to do great things as faculty, entrepreneurs, and industry leaders; please check out the PhD & Postdoc Alumni page to learn more.

Current Openings

Postdoctoral Fellow – A postdoctoral fellow position is currently available in the Network Dynamics Lab of the School of Civil and Environmental Engineering to perform research in the broad area of urban sustainability and resilience theory, development, and application. Qualified candidates must hold a Ph.D. in Engineering, Statistics, Computer Science, or a related analytical field, and have a strong background in large-scale data and/or graph analytics, and data visualization, as well as a strong interest in applying these approaches to address significant urban sustainability and resilience issues (e.g., dynamics of energy efficiency in and across buildings or urban resilience perturbed by extreme events). Candidates with interest and experience in analysis at the intersection of engineered, natural, and human networked systems are especially encouraged to apply. Strong candidates will have a demonstrated track record of publishing high-quality research in leading peer-reviewed journals. Additional details about this position are available here.

PhD Student – We are always seeking excellent PhD students and 1-2 new PhD students join the Network Dynamics Lab every year. Successful candidates will either have strong interest and expertise in an existing research area of the Lab or one of the following areas of emerging Lab activity in modeling and analysis of energy, communication, health, and social interaction systems across building, community, and urban scales with respect to sustainability or resilience:

  • Building, Community, and Urban Scale Modeling and/or Visualization of Consumption (e.g., Energy, Water) and Mobility to Achieve Urban Sustainability
  • Multi-scale Measures and Interventions to Understand, Model and Improve Urban Resilience
  • Descriptive and Predictive Data Analytics of Urban Systems
  • Quantifying Resilience and Robustness of Networked Systems
  • Community Structure Discovery in Disease-Infected Networked Systems

Strong scientific programming, visualization, and database management skills are required for these positions.

To express your interest in joining the Lab as a PhD student, please fill out and submit the form below. We receive many expressions of interest and cannot respond to all requests.  To enable us to evaluate your fit as a potential team member in the Lab, please complete the following form and submit the requested information, or email the same information to Dr. Taylor with “NDL Openings” in the title of the email.  Candidates must apply to Georgia Tech to be considered as a prospective member of the Lab.

The Georgia Institute of Technology is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer, and applications from women and under-represented minorities are encouraged.


Prospective PhD Student Expression of Interest Form

Current CV*

Sample publication*