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Fellowships & Postdocs

PostDoc position - Army Research Laboratory, US MD

The United States Army Research Laboratory (ARL) is seeking applications for one postdoctoral position in the areas of social computing and social sciences. ARL is a basic and applied science and technology laboratory. This position is with Social Information Exploitation team in the ...

Research Fellow - Social Media and Sleep, University of Surrey

Deadline: July 07 2016

The Department of Sociology at the University of Surrey, UK seek to appoint a Research Fellow full time for 1 year for the project ‘Social Media and Sleep: Ethical agendas in a digital age’, funded by the Wellcome Trust. Sleep provides a particularly interesting case study of recent ...

12 PhD Positions, Critical Infrastructures and Cities, Darmstadt University of Technology (Germany)

Deadline: July 10 2016

The newly formed interdisciplinary Research Training Group "Critical Infrastructures: Construction, Functional Failures, and Protection in Cities“ at the Darmstadt University of Technology, Germany (close to Frankfurt), announces twelve PhD positions (3 years) scheduled to begin 1 October ...

Research Fellow, Wiki Education Foundation

The Wiki Education Foundation is seeking a Research Fellow between July 2016 and March 2017 to lead a project to determine the effectiveness of Wikipedia classroom assignments in meeting learning objectives at the higher education level. In collaboration with existing Wiki Education Foundation ...

PostDoc position, Sustainability Governance, Freiburg University, Germany

Deadline: July 04 2016

The Chair Group of Sustainability Governance ( at Albert-Ludwigs-University Freiburg, Germany, invites applications for the position of a Researcher and University Teacher (PostDoc) for an initial period of 3 years, with possible extension for another 3 ...