[CITAMS] Postdoctoral Fellow at University of Michigan School of Information

Sarita Yardi Schoenebeck sarita.yardi at gmail.com
Mon May 13 09:30:12 EDT 2019

The University of Michigan School of Information seeks a Postdoctoral
Fellow to conduct research with Professor Sarita Schoenebeck on projects in
the areas of social computing, social media, or human-computer interaction.
The fellow will work with Professor Schoenebeck to develop and lead new
projects that are centered around equity, justice, harassment, privacy, or
other similar topics.

Applicants should have experience leading and publishing independent
research projects. While there is no major teaching or service requirement,
the fellow will be expected to participate in teaching, networking, and
mentoring activities including giving lectures in courses, participation in
research groups, presenting work at conferences, and advising undergraduate
or graduate students. This Postdoctoral Fellowship is designed to support
the applicant towards advancing their career via mentorship and

Required Qualifications:
-PhD successfully defended by start date
-PhD in Information, Computer Science, Social Science, or other related
-Experience conducting and publishing research in academic venues
-Interest in studying social/societal problems

Desired Qualifications (any of the below):
-Experience working with online/social media data
-Quantitative/computational skills
-Experiment design and analysis skills
-Design and analysis of behavioral or technological interventions

The postdoctoral researcher will be part of a large and vibrant
interdisciplinary research community at the School of Information and will
have opportunities to interact with researchers in the Social Media
Research Lab, the Michigan Interactive and Social Computing group, the
Information Analysis and Retrieval group, the Computational Social Science
group, as well as with other colleagues and departments across the UM

The target start date is September 3, 2019. The position length is 18-24
months. Performance will be reviewed regularly with Professor Schoenebeck.
Start date and length can be flexible and should be discussed during the
application process.

Candidates should submit: 1) curriculum vitae; 2) research statement; and
3) name and contact information for three references. Send application
materials to Professor Sarita Schoenebeck (yardi at umich.edu) with the
subject line “Postdoctoral Fellow”.

Associate Professor
School of Information
University of Michigan
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