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Available Positions & Job Opportunities

Posted By Administration, Monday, May 1, 2017

UNIVERSITY OF FLORIDA
Post-Doctoral Fellowship, STEM Translational Communication Center
College of Journalism and Communications

JOB DESCRIPTION: 
The STEM Translational Communication Center (STCC) in the College of Journalism and Communications at the University of Florida has an opening for a full-time postdoctoral associate. The postdoctoral associate will join a vibrant research team comprised of faculty, postdoctoral associates, and graduate students focused on developing and testing patient-centered communication interventions. The fellowship is for one year, with the opportunity to renew for a second year. The successful applicant will work collaboratively with the STCC research team to collect and analyze data, build grant-writing skills, prepare manuscripts for publication, and participate at national and international scientific meetings. As one of the country’s leading research institutions, the University of Florida provides an exceptionally supportive environment for research and collaboration. 

ADVERTISED SALARY: $47,476 


MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS: Ph.D. in Communication, Psychology, or a related discipline.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: 

Ideal candidates will have a strong background in communication technology (e.g., message tailoring, virtual technology), quantitative research methods, advanced statistical techniques, and health disparities research. 

SPECIAL INSTRUCTIONS TO APPLICANTS:
Applicants should submit a cover letter, CV, list of academic references (minimum of 3), a research statement, and a writing sample. 


Please address applications to: 

Dr. Janice Krieger, Director 
STEM Translational Communication Center 
College of Journalism and Communications 
University of Florida 

ADVERTISED:

APPLICATIONS CLOSE: April 15, 2017 

This is a grant funded position. 

To apply, please visit, http://explore.jobs.ufl.edu/cw/en-us/job/501722/postdoctoral-fellowship-stem-translational-communication-center 

The University of Florida is an equal opportunity institution dedicated to building a broadly diverse and inclusive faculty and staff. 

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AMERICAN UNIVERSITY 
School of International Service 
Full-Time, non-tenure, in Intercultural Relations + International Communication 

 American University’s School of International Service invites applications for a full-time, non-tenure track faculty appointment in Intercultural Relations + International Communication for AY 17-18. Rank will depend on experience and stature. Renewal based on budgetary authorization/satisfactory performance. Apply: https://apply.interfolio.com/41562


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NANYANG TECHNOLOGICAL UNIVERSITY 
School of Communication & Information 
Research Fellow Position at Wee Kim Wee School of 
Communication & Information 

Young and research-intensive, Nanyang Technological University (NTU Singapore) is ranked 13th globally. It is also placed 1st amongst the world’s best young universities. The Wee Kim Wee School of Communication and Information invites applications for the position of Research Fellow in Computational Social Science with expertise in social network analysis, machine learning, natural language processing, or related areas. Interest in conducting web-based experiments and/or exploring big data is a plus. Successful candidate will work on projects focusing on the emergence and evolution of social systems and the role that human communication plays in them. Possible (but not limited) research topics include cooperation and coordination, contagion and diffusion, trust building, team formation and performance, group information seeking and processing, collective decision making and problem solving, and network dynamics.

 A PhD is required from one of the following, or allied, disciplines: communication, sociology, political science, economics, computer science, mathematics, statistics or statistical linguistics.

Preferred qualifications: 

  • Solid background in mathematics and statistics
  • Ability to design and administer web-based, real-time interactive experiments
    Strong writing and presentation skills
  • Ability to collect, analyse, build and maintain large-scale databases(e.g., SQL)
  • Competence in programming languages: R, Python, C/C++, etc.

Applicants should submit the following materials to wkwsci-research@ntu.edu.sg:

  • Cover letter
  • Latest curriculum vitae
  • Personal Particulars Form (http://bit.ly/2mgSoLN)
  • Education certificates
  • Scanned copy of NRIC/Passport
  • Research statement(capped at 2,000 words)
  • At least one writing sample(e.g. recent publications, dissertation excerpt/summary)
  • Contact information for two references(one of which should be chair of your dissertation committee). Recommendation letters will only be solicited from finalists. 

Closing Date: 
The position is available immediately and will be closed once a suitable candidate is found.

 

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