2022 Postdoc Search
Carnegie Mellon University: School of Computer Science: Institute for Software Research
The Center for Informed Democracy and Social-cybersecurity at Carnegie Mellon University is interested in hiring a Post-Doc The successful applicant will work with Dr. Kathleen M. Carley and her team assessing foreign adversary activity in elections across the globe. This will involve processing huge data sets of social media data from multiple platforms, utilizing ORA for network analytics and the BEND tools for influence campaigns. Other activities to include: network analysis of influence campaigns, writing up research results in papers for publication, attendance at and presentation in group meetings, and working with undergraduates and master's students.
Must have a PhD in Data Science, Computer Science, Computational Social Science or a related field.
Familiarity with social network analysis.
Familiarity with basic statistics - such as regression, and contingency tables.
Excellent ability to write in English. Previously published research paper.
Ability to program in Python.
Experience working with a terabyte of data.
Experience with Facebook, Twitter, Reddit, or YouTube data.