[Air-L] Syracuse University call for doctoral applicants

Jennifer Stromer-Galley jstromer at syr.edu
Thu Nov 5 09:12:30 PST 2015

Syracuse University's School of Information Studies welcomes applicants for our doctoral program. Admitted students are assured of at least four year's funding (including summers) along with tuition and other support.
The interdisciplinary nature of our program is visible through the backgrounds of the 30 current doctoral students.  These students hail from ten countries and have academic training in the social sciences, communications, business, computer science, librarianship, linguistics, information science, and others areas.   Our doctoral program is a welcoming and inclusive place for scholars from under-represented populations, something we see as a defining element of our program.
Doctoral students pursue individualized course plans that are tuned to their particular research interests and needs.  This means advising and, more importantly, close working relationships with faculty members is a cornerstone of the Syracuse University iSchool Ph.D. program. This is why it is both residential and full-time.
We celebrate the success of our recent graduates who are taking up tenure-track positions in premier research institutions and exceptional liberal arts colleges, excelling in academic and policy think tanks, and pursuing entrepreneurial success! Current students are earning awards for their publications and dissertation work, continuing a long tradition of such recognition.
For 2016, we are particularly interested in speaking with applicants and seeing applications from those whose interests align with one or more of the following research areas
+ Text and data mining, Natural Language Processing and Information Retrieval
+ Computational social science, visualization, and data analytics
+ Agent-based modeling
+ Information policy, Internet governance, and telecommunications policy
+ Librarianship
+ Mobile computing
+ Data infrastructure and services in support of research
+ Organizational impacts of ICTs (e.g., Citizen Science, FLOSS, Wikipedia, mobile work, distributed scientific collaboration, and infrastructure studies)
+ Information security and privacy
+ Social computing, social media, social networks, and crowdsourcing
+ Wireless telecommunications policy and telecommunication service markets
You can learn more about the Syracuse iSchool faculty and interests at https://ischool.syr.edu/research/faculty-research-areas/.
You can learn more about the doctoral program and application (due 3 January, 2016) at https://ischool.syr.edu/academics/graduate/doctoral/information-science-and-technology/.
Please reach out to the faculty member whose interests draw you forward, the program director, Steve Sawyer, at ssawyer at syr.edu<mailto:ssawyer at syr.edu> , or our program manager, Jennifer Barclay, at istphd at syr.edu<mailto:istphd at syr.edu> with questions!

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