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Re: [SOCNET] one-year post-doctoral position, UC Irvine (deadline: June 1, 2011)
Please feel free to direct questions about this position to me and/or Courtney Santos. Review of application materials will begin next week.
Heather A. Horst
Position: Postdoctoral Scholar
Application Deadline: June 1, 2011
Three Postdoctoral Scholar positions for the Digital Media & Learning Research Hub, at the systemwide University of California Humanities Research Institute, located at the UC Irvine campus in Southern California. The postdoctoral scholars will collaborate in MacArthur Foundation-funded research investigating national and international developments in digital media and learning.
Requirements – Candidates should have a Ph.D. in a relevant discipline and research experience with contemporary developments concerning youth, digital media and learning in the US and globally. Preference will be given to candidates with expertise in social network analysis, Internet research, organizational theory and/or experience with ethnographic research with young people. Evidence of collaborative and mixed methods research will also be valued. Travel may be required in this position to perform research and meet with collaborators.
Positions are dependent on extramural funding. Initial appointments are for one year and renewal is based on performance and is contingent on receipt of project funding. Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue through application deadline of May 31, 2011.
The appointments may begin as early as June 1, 2011 (two positions are contingent upon IRB approval) and would continue until May 31, 2012, renewable pending review and available funding. Annual salary ranges from $49,452 to $52,944 depending on experience.
Application Procedure - Candidates should send a CV and a letter of interest (including research skills), and have three letters of reference sent to the address below:
University of California, Irvine
Humanities Research Institute
Digital Media and Learning Research Hub
4000 Humanities Gateway
Irvine CA 92697-3350
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