Postdoc position 2022

May 15, 2022

The Observatory on Social Media at Indiana University, Bloomington invites applications for a Postdoctoral Fellow position. The anticipated start date is August 1, 2022. The position is initially for 12 months and can be renewed for up to 24 additional months, depending on performance and funds availability.

The Postdoctoral Fellow will work with Alessandro Flammini, Filippo Menczer, and collaborators at IU and other universities on sponsored research related to online influence campaigns, at the intersection of machine learning, network, data, and computational social science. The Fellow will be expected to coordinate a team of graduate students, conduct research on significant projects in the areas of online information diffusion and manipulation, present work in progress at professional conferences and sponsored workshops, and assist with the development of funding proposals and scientific papers.

A solid record of publications in journals or conferences, as well as strong coding and data analytics skills are a must. Good communication and writing abilities are highly desirable. Preference will be given to interdisciplinary candidates whose research profile clearly links them to the Observatory. Applicants must have a Ph.D. prior to employment, ideally within the last 6 years, in computing, informatics, media studies, or a comparable area of research.

Applications should be submitted as soon as possible, but will continue to be considered until the position is filled. Interested candidates should review the job description and submit a CV, a brief research statement (2 pages max), and contact information for three references online at Questions concerning the position may be addressed to Tara Holbrook, Program Manager, Luddy Center for Artificial Intelligence.

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