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|Post Doctoral Associate|
Company: University of Miami Health System
Location: Coral Gables, FL
Employment Type: Full Time
Date Posted: 09/24/2021
Expire Date: 11/24/2021
Job Categories: Education
Post Doctoral Associate|
The College of Arts and Sciences- Department of Social Sciences has an exciting opportunity for a full-time Postdoctoral Associate to work in Coral Gables, FL.
The Postdoctoral Associate supports research activities at the University, under the supervision of a facul
ty member, in order to advance their knowledge and/or be documented by scientific publications.
Duties related to the College of Arts & Sciences:
Applications are invited for one 1-year post-doctoral position in the University of Miami Department of Political Science. The applicant will support a collaborative research project: “Multi-Disciplinary Analyses of the Nature and Spread of Unsubstantiated Information Online” (National Science Foundation, Secure and Trustworthy Cyberspace Program) by assisting in all aspects of research, including research design, survey design, analysis of survey data, presentation of results, and writing-up and submitting
Applicants should have a Ph.D. in political science or related field with a strong motivation for advancing our understanding of the causes and consequences of false narratives as well as strong quantitative data analysis ski
s. While housed in the Department of Political Science, the applicant will be prepared to collaborate with team members in other disciplines, including computer science, engineering, communications, English, and psychology. Applicants with survey research training and strong coding skills (e.g., R, Stata, Python) are preferred.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Skill in collecting, organizing, and analyzing data.
Ability to recognize, analyze, and solve a variety of problems.
Ability to exercise sound judgment in making critical decisions.