Postdoctoral Fellow in Quantitative Social Science - Tenders Global

Postdoctoral Fellow in Quantitative Social Science

Dartmouth College

Position description

PhD, or ABD with degree received by the start date, in Mathematics, Computer Science, Political Science, Sociology, Engineering, or a related field.


The Program in Quantitative Social Sciences at Dartmouth College invites applications for a postdoctoral appointment. This appointment will be under the direction of Professors Herbert Chang (Quantitative Social Science, QSS) and Feng Fu (Mathematics). Areas of research interest include but are not limited to:

  • Utilize multimodal machine learning, AI, and game theory to study public health, politics, or the candidate’s own intellectual interests, with an initial focus on the 2024 American Presidential Election in collaboration with faculty in QSS and the Department of Mathematics.

  • Develop social network targeting methods for increasing vaccine confidence in social media platforms using open-sourced public data. 

Qualified candidates should have a background related to one or more of the research areas described above and a keen interest in interdisciplinary collaboration. The initial appointment is for one year with possibility of renewal for a second year. In the second year, the position includes teaching one course, to be determined in consultation with both QSS and Math. The start date for this position is flexible, but could begin as early as January 20, 2024.


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