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 Research Fellow (Computational Social Science)
Posted by: Lin Qiu
Title/Position: Associate Professor
School/Organization: Nanyang Technological University
Sent to listserv of: SESP, SPSSI
Date posted: January 29th, 2022

Dear Colleagues,

Our lab in the Department of Psychology at Nanyang Technological University, Singapore, is looking to hire a 2-year Research Fellow. You will work with Associate Professor Qiu Lin on developing data-driven computational models in the areas of social and personality psychology.

Job Responsibilities:
- Digital data collection (i.e., scraping)
- Conduct computational modeling to analyze large-scale datasets (including social media data)
- Project planning, research design and collection
- Management of large-scale datasets
- Prepare manuscripts for journal publication

Job Requirements
- Ph.D. in empirical social science (e.g., Psychology, Economics) or data science (e.g.,
Computer Science, Machine Learning) with research interests in computational social science
- Experience with programming, text mining, social computing, machine learning, text analysis and computational modeling
- Prior experience in working with social media data will be an advantage but is not required
- Strong statistical skills
- Experience in preparing academic reports and presentations
- Strong interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills
- Excellent organizational skills and able to work within given deadlines
Self-directed learner who effectively picks up relevant skills as needed

You may find the official job application with more details here:

Please feel free to email should you have any enquiries. We would also appreciate you passing this on to interested parties. Thank you!

Lin Qiu
Associate Professor of Psychology
Associate Professor of Computer Science (by courtesy)
School of Social Sciences
Nanyang Technological University, Singapore

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