Computational Social Science Team
The Computational Social Science Team at Centre Marc Bloch in Berlin will be opening several ERC-funded fixed-term CNRS contracts for doctoral students (3-year contracts) and post-doctoral researchers (up to 3 years) in the coming academic year 2019-20 (presumably a total of 4 positions), to work principally under the ERC Consolidator grant “Socsemics” on internet echo chambers and polarization. These offers take place in an interdisciplinary context and touch a variety of domains, including computational social science, political science, NLP, information visualization, sociology of the internet, social network analysis and complex network modeling.
Detailed job offers may be found here: http://cmb.huma-num.fr/job-offers with a deadline for application set at Sept 30th, 2019.
The team presentation is available either as a video https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=idmreTQzeg0 or as a website http://cmb.huma-num.fr, while the "Socsemics" ERC project has its own website https://socsemics.huma-num.fr . Information about the Centre Marc Bloch as a whole is available at http://cmb.hu-berlin.de
Extensive information on the scientific content and context are available in the above-mentioned job offers – interested applicants may nonetheless feel free to contact Camille Roth <firstname.lastname@example.org> to discuss this further.
A forthcoming ANR grant called “Records” on music listening practices and the effect of algorithmic recommendation will enable the recruitment of one doctoral student (essentially with a computer science background this time) over the course of the year: the corrresponding offer should be published before winter 2020, to aim for a recruitment by summer 2020 – prospective applicants may nonetheless already get in touch.