University of California, Los Angeles, Communication

Position ID:University of California, Los Angeles-Communication-AP [#22765]
Position Title: Assistant Professor Computational Social Science
Position Type:Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location:Los Angeles, California 90095, United States
Subject Area: Communications / Communication Technology
Appl Deadline: (posted 2022/09/13, listed until 2022/11/20)
Position Description:    

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The University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) Department of Communication invites applications for a tenure track appointment at the level of Assistant Professor with an emphasis on developing and/or applying computational social science methods to study communication. Potential areas of research include (but are by no means limited to) agent-based or other computational modeling, network science, machine learning, artificial intelligence, natural language processing, analysis of large audio and/or video datasets, gathering and analysis of digital trace data, and the use of virtual lab or field experiments. 

We are interested in candidates researching communication from a broad range of potential disciplinary backgrounds. Candidates with a Ph.D. or equivalent in Communication or related fields (e.g. Computer Science, Statistics, Mathematics, Political Science, Economics, Psychology, Cognitive Science, or Sociology) are encouraged to apply. Ph.D. or equivalent is required by date of hire. Applicants must show exceptional promise as researchers, scholars, teachers, and mentors and share our commitments to diversity, inclusion, and excellence. The Department of Communication is committed to building a more diverse faculty, staff, and student body as we respond to the changing population and educational needs of California and the nation. For additional information about the department, please go to: Interested candidates should view full posting and submit application materials via UC Recruit at:

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Contact: Elliot Delgado, (310) 825-4218
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