Postdoctoral Scholar Informatics/Bowker

Feb 27, 2018
Position Type
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

University of California, Irvine

Postdoctoral Scholar Informatics/Bowker

Recruitment Period Open February 22nd, 2018 through March 31st, 2018 Description

The Donald Bren School of Information and Computer Sciences has a full-time Postdoctoral Scholar position available in the Department of Informatics. This position requires a Ph.D. degree in Computer Science, or a closely-related academic discipline such as Informatics or Information Science.

Candidates should have a strong research record including publications in one or more of the following areas: computer-supported cooperative work, science and technology studies and infrastructure studies, or ethnographic studies.

The successful candidate will be mentored by Professor Geoffrey Bowker and will work closely with faculty collaborators, doctoral students, postdoctoral and visiting scholars, and programmers. In the course of the research, the postdoctoral scholar will perform individual and collaborative research, mentor students, and lead research meetings. They will also help maintain and develop relationships with industrial partners who serve as sites for field research and technology transition.

We are looking for candidates with the following qualifications:

  • Ability to work independently and collaborate with a multidisciplinary team;
  • Excellent writing capabilities demonstrated by sample publications and/or publication record.

    This is a full-time position that includes benefits. The initial appointment will be for one year starting July 1, 2018, with extensions for further years dependent on the availability of extramural funding. Salary is commensurate with experience and qualifications.
    Interested applicants should respond by submitting the application and the names and addresses of three references through the following URL:

    The University of California, Irvine is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer advancing inclusive excellence. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, or other protected categories covered by the UC nondiscrimination policy.

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