School of Information Technology
NSERC Canada Research Chair (Tier 2) in Social Computing
Posted: November 13, 2018
Deadline to Apply: January 31, 2019
The School of Information Technology at York University invites applications from outstanding early career scholars who specialize in Social Computing to be nominated for a NSERC Tier 2 Canada Research Chair (CRC). The successful CRC is expected to have the necessary qualifications to be appointed as a professorial tenure-track or tenured professor at the Assistant or Associate level. The start date for this position is July 1, 2019 or as soon as possible thereafter. We are specifically interested in applicants with an interest in the analysis of social interactions and networks using modern data analysis and artificial intelligence techniques for developing novel investigative approaches to study the role of computer mediation (e.g., social media) in social interactions and relationships in various aspects of life. The ideal candidate will have strong technical skills particularly in areas pertaining to graph/network and social media analysis and/or artificial intelligence combined with a strong understanding of dominant theories and research approaches within social and behavioral sciences.