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Social Science Post-Doctoral Experience Consultancy (Up to 6 Months) – North Central Regional Center for Rural Development

The North Central Regional Center for Rural Development is jointly funded by USDA and land-grant universities in its 12-state region. The NCRCRD seeks recent PhDs as post-doctoral consultants. The consultants will write refereed journal articles and develop/disseminate outreach & engagement curriculum related to one or more of the following broad areas, depending on the consultant’s […]

Postdoc Position on Cyber-Physical Systems Security

The Singapore University of Technology and Design (SUTD) invites applications for multiple positions at the postdoctoral level, for two multi-year projects on the cybersecurity of critical cyber-physical infrastructures with emphases on urban transportation systems and smart power grids.   Candidates should have a PhD in computer science, computer engineering, or related areas, and a track […]

Two fully funded PhD scholarships at the Institute for Geoinformatics (ifgi) at the University of Münster

The Institute for Geoinformatics (ifgi) at the University of Münster, Germany, is currently offering two DAAD-funded PhD scholarships in the context of the Graduate School for Geoinformatics.  The scholarships include: – a monthly stipend of 1,000 Euro – a country-dependent lump sum for travel costs – an insurance package (health, accidents, liability) – research allowance […]

Microsoft Research, Social Media Collective Postdoc Opening

The Social Media Collective at Microsoft Research New England (MSRNE) is looking for a social media postdoctoral researcher (start date: 1 July, 2014).  This position is an ideal opportunity for a scholar whose work draws on anthropology, communication, media studies, sociology, and/or science and technology studies to bring empirical and critical perspectives to complex socio-technical issues. […]

Berkman Center Accepting Fellowship Applications for the 2014-2015 Academic Year

The Berkman Center for Internet & Society at Harvard University has opened our yearly call for fellowship applications. This opportunity is for colleagues who wish to spend the 2014-2015 academic year in residence in Cambridge, MA as part of Berkman’s community of pioneers, and who seek to deeply engage in the collaborative, cross-disciplinary, and cross-sectoral […]

Opportunities for PhD Study in New Media, Learning Technologies, and Education at UMD

This year funding (in the forms of fellowship, scholarship, and assistantship) is available to support students interested in: New Media, Learning Technologies, and Education Designing and researching technologies or platforms to enhance learning in: K-12 classrooms Informal learning contexts (e.g. interest-driven communities, afterschool spaces etc.) Open education communities (including open, online, peer-to-peer education communities such as […]

Postdoc position available in Psychological and Linguistic Analysis of Social Media

Postdoc position available in Psychological and Linguistic Analysis of Social Media Social media have become popular communication channels for people to exchange ideas, share opinions, and express emotions. In this project, we will integrate methods and techniques from data mining, computational linguistics, and social psychology to understand the cultural and emotional dynamics of online communities. […]

Research Fellow positions at the Oxford Internet Institute

——————————————————————————————- I am pleased to announce that the Oxford Internet Institute is looking to recruit two new Research Fellows<> (Grades 8 and 7). This is an open call for outstanding researchers to pursue independent research into some aspect of life on the Internet. Applications are invited from experienced researchers with a strong methodological and/or theoretical […]