[Air-L] Post-doctoral Fellow @ The University of Hong Kong

kwfu kwfu at hku.hk
Fri May 6 00:32:34 PDT 2016

Applications are invited for appointments as Post-doctoral Fellow in the Journalism and Media Studies Centre, The University of Hong Kong, to commence from July 1, 2016 or as soon as possible thereafter for one year.

Applicants should possess a Ph.D. degree or equivalent in the areas related to Social Sciences, Statistics, Information Science, or Journalism/Media/Communication Studies.  They should also possess a track record of publications in high quality international journals. Experience in computational social science studies, text mining, machine learning, data visualization, network analysis, or advanced quantitative methods, and teaching experience in courses related to media and journalism, particularly data journalism, statistics, and media research methods would be a definite advantage.  The appointees are required to generate research outputs independently/in collaboration with a team of international and interdisciplinary scholars, and are expected to prepare research proposal for competitive grant application. They will be involved in a research project entitled "A Big Data Approach to Computational Media Studies".
A highly competitive salary commensurate with qualifications and experience will be offered, in addition to annual leave and medical benefits.

Applicants should send a completed application form together with an up-to-date C.V. to jmsc4 at hku.hk. Application forms (341/1111) can be downloaded at http://www.hku.hk/apptunit/form-ext.doc.  Further particulars can be obtained at http://jobs.hku.hk/.

Closes May 28, 2016.


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