UNIVERSITY COLLEGE DUBLIN (UCD)

Post-doctoral Research Fellow

Location
Dublin, Leinster (IE)
Salary
€39,522 - €45,610 per annum
Posted
15 Jul 2022
End of advertisement period
26 Aug 2022
Ref
014804
Academic Discipline
Social Sciences, Sociology
Contract Type
Temporary
Hours
Full Time

The Sociology of Humans and Machines (SOHAM) lab, led by Associate Professor Taha Yasseri is seeking to appoint two postdoctoral researchers to join the IRC-Funded project ANNETTE (Artificial Intelligence Enhanced Collective Intelligence).

The positions are each initially for two years with the possibility of extension for additional 18 months each, subject to satisfactory performance. - Postdoctoral Position - Social Sciences (Postdoc-S) will have a background in Social and Life Sciences, particularly in Sociology/Management/Organizational Studies/Computational Social Science with research experience in social psychology, collective behaviour and collective intelligence and with intermediate computational skills.

Experience with online and lab experiments would be very desirable. - Postdoctoral Position - Computational Sciences (Postdoc-C) will have a background in Computer Science/Computer engineering/Informatics/Data Science/Computational Social Science with research experience in agent-based modelling, social data science, and social network analysis and with advanced computational skills and interest in the sociology of collective intelligence and human-machine systems.

Applicants should state in their cover letter which position they are applying for (Postdoc-S or Postdoc-C). In line with the Research Careers Development framework, the successful applicant will be able to organise their own time effectively to manage the tasks of the ANNETTE project in combination with continuing their own research programme in collaboration with the Principal Investigator. T

he successful applicant will become a member of the Principal Investigator's SOHAM (Sociology of Humans and Machines) lab and will be given opportunities to supervise research students and teach / tutor on academic modules, in line with their level of experience.

* The start date for the role is the 3rd of October 2022. However, it may be possible for the successful applicant to negotiate a later start date with the latest start possible being the 1st of March 2023.

* All applicants are asked to submit a detailed CV and a Cover Letter.

* A hybrid working arrangement is possible with a minimum of three days per week in the office.

Salary: €39,522 - €45,610 per annum

Appointment on the above range will be dependent on qualifications and experience

Closing date: 17:00hrs (local Irish time) on 26th August 2022

Applications must be submitted by the closing date and time specified. Any applications which are still in progress at the closing time of 17:00hrs (Local Irish Time) on the specified closing date will be cancelled automatically by the system. UCD are unable to accept late applications. UCD do not require assistance from Recruitment Agencies. Any CV's submitted by Recruitment Agencies will be returned.

Prior to application, further information (including application procedure) should be obtained from the Work at UCD website: https://www.ucd.ie/workatucd/jobs/.

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