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Postdoctoral Research Associate
Postdoctoral Research Associate
University of Notre Dame
The University of Notre Dame (ND.jobs) is accepting applications for a Postdoctoral Research Associate.
Applications will be accepted until 10/6/2018.
The Department of Computer Science and Engineering at the University of Notre Dame has an open postdoctoral position to study computational social science. The anticipated start date for this position is January 1, 2019 (negotiable). This is an annual renewable appointment for up to two years subject to performance and funding. The postdoc will join a dynamic and interdisciplinary team that includes computer, physical, and cognitive scientists. The postdoc will work with Dr. Tim Weninger as well as other postdocs and several PhD students on analysis and modeling of social media data. Areas of focus will include empirical and experimental analysis of social media systems, models for the spread of information, and cognitive models of information processing.
Minimum Qualifications: The ideal candidate will have a PhD in computing, social science, or statistics; a strong background in analysis and modeling of computer mediated social systems; a strong interest in computational social science; and solid programming skills necessary to handle big data and large scale experiments.
ABOUT NOTRE DAME: The University of Notre Dame, founded in 1842 by Rev. Edward F. Sorin, C.S.C., of the Congregation of Holy Cross, is an independent, national Catholic university located in Notre Dame, Ind. For the fifth consecutive year, the University of Notre Dame has received Honor Roll distinctions as one of the top 10 higher education workplaces in the country in the Chronicle of Higher Education's annual "Great Colleges to Work For" survey...and we are proud of it!
The University of Notre Dame seeks to attract, develop, and retain the highest quality faculty, staff and administration. The University is an Equal Opportunity Employer, and is committed to building a culturally diverse workplace. We strongly encourage applications from female and minority candidates and others that will enhance our community. Moreover, Notre Dame prohibits discrimination against veterans or disabled qualified individuals, and requires affirmative action by covered contractors to employ and advance veterans and qualified individuals with disabilities in compliance with 41 CFR 60-741.5(a) and 41 CFR 60-300.5(a).
APPLICATION PROCESS: Please apply online at http://ND.jobs to Job # S18759. For additional information about working at the University of Notre Dame and various benefits available to employees, please visit http://hr.nd.edu/why-nd. The University of Notre Dame supports the needs of dual career couples and has a Dual Career Assistance Program in place to assist relocating spouses and significant others with their job search.
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