The Center for Humans and Machines (Director: Prof. Dr. Iyad Rahwan), Max Planck Institute for Human Development, is seeking applications for
Five (5) Postdoctoral Research Positions in Computational Social Science
(E 13 TVöD; 39 hours/week)
Funding for each postdoctoral position is available for two years, with possibility of extension for a third year. The positions are available from December 1, 2020, or later.
We seek to hire post-doctoral researchers to work on ambitious, high-impact research in Computational Social Science, with a focus on human-machine interaction. Projects will be conducted under the supervision of Prof. Iyad Rahwan, and will focus on the following main topics:
1. Human-machine cooperation
2. Impact of AI and digital media on the future of work
3. Impact of AI on human social behavior (e.g. norms, culture)
The successful candidate will have no formal teaching requirements. The position will include generous support for computational equipment, experimental participant recruitment, travel to conferences and collaborators, and funds for hiring freelance designers and developers to produce bespoke experimental platforms.
We are looking for postdocs with a strong computational social science skills, and interest in the computational and behavioral aspects of human-machine interaction, such as cooperation, social learning, and competition.
The successful applicant must have the following:
Proficiency also in one (or more) of the following skills will be advantageous to the successful applicant:
The Max Planck Society strives for gender and diversity equality. We welcome applications from all backgrounds. The Max Planck Society is committed to increasing the number of individuals with disabilities in its workforce and therefore encourages applications from such qualified individuals.
To apply, please send (as ONE FILE and via email, with the sentence “Postdoc application in Computational Social Science” in the subject line) a statement of research interests, a CV, a copy of relevant certificates, (p)reprints of three publications lead by the applicant, and a list of four references to Prof. Dr. Iyad Rahwan, MPI for Human Development, Lentzeallee 94, 14195 Berlin ([email protected]). We are kindly asking you to submit your application without a photo. Applications will be evaluated on a first-come-first-serve basis, and will continue to be received until October 1st or the positions are filled.
The data protection declaration for the processing of personal data within the scope of your application can be found here: https://www.mpib-berlin.mpg.de/860946/en_infos_bewerbung.pdf
|Location:||Berlin - Germany|
|Funding for:||UK Students, EU Students|
|Funding amount:||Not Specified|
|Placed On:||26th August 2020|
|Closes:||1st October 2020|