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Data Visualization/Data Analytics 2018-19[]

London School of Economics and Political Science - Assistant Professor in Computational Social Science Methods[]

Candidates should have completed a PhD, or close to obtaining a PhD by the post start date, and have research expertise in a relevant social science discipline and in computational and quantitative research methodology. They should have a track record or trajectory of internationally excellent publications. They should have the ability to teach a range of data science courses, including the application of computational methods to social scientific research problems, programming, data manipulation, data analysis. We are especially interested in candidates using big data and computational methods to address significant social, political, and economic challenges.[]

To apply for this post, please go to If you have any technical queries with applying on the online system, please use the “contact us” links at the bottom of the LSE Jobs page. Should you have any queries about the role, please email Prof. Jon Jackson at   


'The closing date for receipt of applications is 20 January 2019 (23.59 UK time). W'e are unable to accept any late applications.

University College Cork (EU: Eir) - Senior Research Fellow in Computer Science and Cultural Data Analytics - Deadline: 8 August 2019[]

CIPHER: Hip Hop Interpellation
Senior Research Fellow in
Computer Science and Cultural Data Analytics
Department of Music, School of Film, Music and Theatre

University College Cork invites applications for an experienced Senior Research Fellow to lead a new high impact 5-year research project in the area of Hip Hop Studies. The position of Senior Research Fellow is in the area of Computer Science and Cultural Data Analytics and is available at the Department of Music in the School of Film, Music, and Theatre at University College Cork. The position is funded by the European Research Council and is associated with the research project CIPHER: Hip Hop Interpellation. This study of global hip hop knowledge flows will synergize computational and ethnographic methods to examine how hip hop “unlocks the global through the local.” The principal investigator of the project is Professor J. Griffith Rollefson.

The successful candidate will work on a research project in global hip hop studies that combines cultural data analytics (text and sound, crowdsourcing, NLP, machine learning, semantic web, stylometry) with ethnographic and cultural studies methods. The researcher will work closely with the PI and a team of ethnographic researchers. S/he will also manage a dedicated doctoral student and a computational support team at the Insight Centre for Data Analytics.

The successful candidate is expected to live in Cork, Ireland and become part of the research environment/network of the university and contribute to its development. The researcher is expected to publish independently and together with the CIPHER team, present research papers at workshops and international conferences, and contribute to popular dissemination of the research results.

For an information package including full details of the post, selection criteria and application process see The University, at its discretion, may undertake to make an additional appointment(s) from this competition following the conclusion of the process.

Informal enquiries can be made in confidence to Prof Griffith Rollefson Email: Further information on the Department is available at and

Salary: Senior Research Fellow Salary Scale: €65,414 - €70,200 - Salary placement on appointment will be in accordance with public sector pay policy.

Applications must be submitted online via the University College Cork vacancy portal. Queries relating to the online application process should be referred to, quoting the job-title.

See the full CIPHER details at:

Candidates should apply, in confidence, before 12 noon (Irish Local Time) on Thursday 8th August 2019

No late applications will be accepted.


Please note that an appointment to posts advertised will be dependent on University approval, together with the terms of the employment control framework for the higher education sector

Contact Person : Prof. J. Griffith Rollefson Contact Email :
Job ID : 036431 Contact Number : +353-(0)21-490-4521
Close Date : 08-Aug-2019 12:00

University of Washington, Bothell - Assistant Professor, Data Visualization/Data Analytics[]

Two positions, tenure-track (100% FTE, 9-month term appointment) The School of Interdisciplinary Arts and Sciences (IAS) at the University of Washington Bothell (UWB) seeks dynamic scholars who integrate teaching and research in data visualization and data analytics (e.g., statistics, geovisualization, data ethics and policy, critical data studies).  Successful candidates will conduct engaged and critical scholarship on data and visualization from any disciplinary perspective, drawing from the arts, humanities, social sciences, physical sciences, and/or life sciences, and they will be prepared to teach core courses in our Bachelors of Arts in Mathematical Thinking and Visualization, including introductory courses in statistics and visualizing quantitative data that serve multiple majors in IAS. Candidates should expect to teach at all levels of the undergraduate and graduate curriculum.

IAS houses eighteen undergraduate and graduate programs, is located in the Seattle metropolitan area, and provides faculty members with access to the research and funding resources of the entire UW system.  Part of an institution with one of the most diverse student populations in Washington State, IAS stresses connections among fields and methods of inquiry.  Our school-wide Mission, Values, and Goals commit us to engaged scholarship, experiential learning and transformative pedagogy relevant to the diverse student populations and communities we serve.  We recognize, reflect on, and challenge unequal relations of power and privilege in our curriculum, scholarship and community partnerships. As part of a public university, we seek to build an inclusive and just community of students, faculty, and staff.

The University of Washington Bothell is one of the most dynamic public universities in the state of Washington. We offer a participatory student experience grounded in hands-on learning, close relationships with faculty members as teachers and mentors, and the personalized support of staff who are dedicated to student success. The academic work of the campus focuses on cross-disciplinary research and creative practice, connected learning, and community engagement. UW Bothell’s current enrollment is approximately 5,000 students. More than 90 percent of undergraduates are from Washington State, and almost half are first-generation college attendees or come from underrepresented groups. Located along wetlands a river just north of Seattle, UW Bothell builds vibrant regional partnerships, creates and disseminates new knowledge, and prepares students for leadership throughout Washington and beyond.

Diversity is a core value of UW Bothell.  We recognize that we are bound together in a collective experience and that our actions impact all in our community. We believe the power of diversity enriches all of us by exposing us to a range of ways to understand and engage with the world, identify challenges, and to discover, design and deliver solutions. To learn more, read our campus Diversity Statement

The University of Washington (UW) is proud to be one of the nation’s premier educational and research institutions. Our people are the most important asset in our pursuit of achieving excellence in education, research, and community service. Our staff not only enjoys outstanding benefits and professional growth opportunities, but also an environment noted for diversity, community involvement, intellectual excitement, artistic pursuits, and natural beauty.

All University of Washington faculty engage in teaching, research, and service.


Minimum requirements for the position include:

  • Ph.D. or other terminal degree (or foreign equivalent) required by time of appointment.  
  • Demonstrated commitment to innovative and effective pedagogy
  • Demonstrated ability to teach upper-division core courses that introduce students to interdisciplinary inquiry in a portfolio-based undergraduate curriculum.
  • Demonstrated ability to address questions of diversity, equity and inclusion in courses and scholarship
  • Expertise in working with diverse student populations

Application Instructions[]

For more information about IAS, go to  Questions about this search may be directed to the search committee chair, S. Charusheela (  Preferred deadline: 2 November 2018.  Applicants should include a letter addressing their scholarly and pedagogical qualifications for the position; CV; statement of their research interests and research sample; evidence of their teaching success or teaching dossier, statement about their demonstrated commitment to diversity (as defined here) in research, teaching, mentoring, and/or service. Three confidential letters of recommendation will be requested of candidates who advance in the search process.