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Microsoft Research (http://research.microsoft.com/) is seeking
applicants for postdoctoral researchers. Microsoft Research provides
a vibrant research environment with an open publications policy and
with close links to top academic institutions across the United
States, Europe, and Asia. Postdoc researcher positions provide an
opportunity to develop your research career and to interact with some
of the top minds in the research community, with the potential to have
your research realized in products and services that will be used
worldwide. Postdoc researchers are invited to define their own
research agenda and demonstrate their ability to drive forward an
effective program of research. Successful candidates will have a Ph.D.
and a well-established research track record as demonstrated by
journal publications and conference papers, as well as participation
on program committees, editorial boards, and advisory panels.
Postdoc researchers receive a competitive salary and benefits package,
and are eligible for relocation expenses. Postdoc researchers are
hired for a one or two year fixed term appointment. Successful Postdoc
researchers may be invited to apply for permanent positions if
available towards the end of fixed term period.
Qualifications include a strong academic record in anthropology,
communications, computer science, economics, information science,
sociology, or related fields. Applicants must have completed the
requirements for a PhD, including submission of their thesis, prior to
joining Microsoft Research.
Microsoft Research New England is especially looking for postdoc
researchers working in areas related to social media and social
networks, particularly from a social science perspective. Those
interested in such a social science postdoc should be certain to apply
by December 15 and indicate "danah boyd" as the full-time researcher
they are seeking to work with.
Qualified candidates should submit their applications online:
Applicants are welcome to apply for positions in multiple labs.
Applicants are encouraged to specify areas of research in which they
are most interested and specific researchers with whom they would like
to work. To explore current researchers at Microsoft Research, see: http://research.microsoft.com/apps/dp/pe/people.aspx
Current PhD students are also encouraged to explore internship
opportunities. To learn more about or apply for an internship, see: http://research.microsoft.com/en-us/jobs/intern/apply.aspx
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