Recruitment for an open rank faculty on computational social science

February 16, 2017 by
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Department of Media and Communication in City University of Hong Kong is hiring an open rank faculty on computational social science, social media data analytics. The Department has a strong international team of scholars at the forefront of research and publication in International Communication, Media Effects, New/Social Media, Computational Communication Research, Communication for Social Change, and Political Economy of the Media.


The appointees will work in one or more of the following areas: (1) Text Mining/Natural Language Processing, (2) Machine Learning, (3) Social Network Analysis, (4) Computer Programming (e.g. R, Python), (5) Infographics/Data Visualization, (6) Mobile Application Design, (7) Data-Driven Journalism, and (8) Computational Humanities; and teach both theoretical content and hands-on skills (i.e. coding for some of the above areas is highly desirable).


A PhD in Communication/Media Studies/Computer Science/Information Science/Network Science or related disciplines.  Candidates for Chair Professor/Professor/ Associate Professor should have an outstanding record of scholarly achievements in both teaching and research, a strong record in research grant coordination and/or academic management expertise.  Candidates for Assistant Professor should have a solid and promising record of scholarly achievements in both teaching and research.  The appointees are expected to work well with colleagues.

Further information is available at university recruitment website.



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