[Air-L] Canadian Postdoc Fellowship in Online Social Media for International Candidates

Anatoliy Gruzd agruzd at gmail.com
Mon Oct 17 17:49:36 PDT 2011

The Social Media Lab (http://SocialMediaLab.ca) at the School of 
Information Management, Dalhousie University in beautiful Halifax, 
Canada is expanding our research of how online social media and other 
web 2.0 technologies are changing the ways people communicate and 
disseminate information. We are looking for a post-doctoral candidate in 
Library and Information Science, Computer Science, Communication Studies 
or a related discipline. Candidates with experience and/or interest in 
infographics, online data visualizations and web apps are encouraged to 

The focus of the post-doctoral research will be on how the advent of 
social media is changing and shaping modern political discourse online 
and on how, in general, it is changing the way people communicate, 
gather and disseminate information online. The total value of the 
fellowship is CAN $36,500 (taxable in Canada).  If selected, the Social 
Media Lab and Dalhousie University will issue you a Letter of Invitation 
which will allow you to apply for this fellowship.  Final approval of 
this 1-year, non-renewable fellowship is subject to a decision by the 
Canadian Government.

To Qualify Applicants must:
- be citizens of one of the following countries: Mexico, New Zealand, 
the United Kingdom, Brazil, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, South Korea, 
Norway, Russia, or Switzerland. (Applicants who have obtained Canadian 
citizenship or applied for permanent residency in Canada are not 
eligible for an award.)

- have completed a Ph.D. degree within the last 3 years or have 
completed the Ph.D. degree requirements before the beginning of the award.

Any interested and qualified candidates must first contact Dr. Anatoliy 
Gruzd (gruzd at dal.ca) and attach a copy of their CV for review by Monday, 
October 24, 2011.  If selected, Dr. Gruzd will work with you to draft 
your research proposal and help you submit the final application by 
November 12, 2011.

Anatoliy Gruzd, PhD
Assistant Professor
School of Information Management
Faculty of Management
Faculty of Computer Science
Dalhousie University

Phone: 902-494-6119
Fax: 902-494-2451
E-mail: gruzd at dal.ca

Research Lab: http://SocialMediaLab.ca
Homepage: http://AnatoliyGruzd.com
Twitter: http://twitter.com/dalprof

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