[CITAMS] [Comtech] Penn State - Post doctoral research associate (fwd)

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Date: Wed, 22 Feb 2017 15:45:49 +0000
From: Jack Carroll <jcarroll at ist.psu.edu>
To: "comtech at fit.fraunhofer.de" <comtech at fit.fraunhofer.de>
Subject: [Comtech] Penn State - Post doctoral research associate

We seek a post-doctoral researcher to join an interdisciplinary team investigating collaborative learning and problem-solving, online community, and computer support for local communities (local non-profits and businesses, municipal government, neighborhoods). The team is led by John M. Carroll.

This is a full time, 12-month, non-tenure  position, renewable dependent upon performance. This position is in the College of Information Sciences and Technology (IST) at the Pennsylvania State University.

Duties and Responsibilities:

Plan and conduct design research, field studies, and laboratory experiments addressing new kinds of support for collaborative and community activities and experiences.
Help manage graduate and undergraduate research students.
Teach one course per year in the College of Information Sciences and Technology.

Desirable qualifications:

-Ph.D. (or soon-to-be Ph.D.) in Computer Science, Information Science, HCI, or related field.
-Experience with user-centered design, participatory design, usability evaluation, and ethnographic field methods, as well as social computing and community informatics.
-Software design, programming, and database expertise in developing Web 2.0 and mobile applications.
-Experience and enthusiasm for communicating research results at scientific conferences and in academic journals. Desire to work in an interdisciplinary team developing computer technologies and applications, and engaging with and gathering data from users and other stakeholders.

To Apply:

For information, contact jmcarroll at psu.edu<mailto:jmcarroll at psu.edu>

To formally apply, submit cover letter describing qualifications, CV, and names and contact information of 3 professional references to https://psu.jobs/job/69142

The Pennsylvania State University is the land grant institution of Pennsylvania. University Park is the largest of Penn State’s 24 campuses, with undergraduate enrollment of approximately 44,000 students and offering more than 150 programs of graduate study. The campus is located in State College PA, ranked the 3rd safest metropolitan area in the United States by CQ Press, and the 8th best college town in the nation by Best College Reviews.The College of IST has award-winning faculty and state-of-the-art facilities. Both faculty and students are dedicated to collaboration and applying knowledge to make human lives better.
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