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New Professorship for Computational Communication Science

We are looking to fill the position of a full Professorship at our department.

The Faculty of Social Sciences at the University of Vienna is seeking to fill a full-time and permanent position of a University Professor with a special focus on Computational Communication Science, based at the Department of Communication. The professorship will focus on the development and application of computer-assisted methods for the collection, analysis, simulation, and interpretation of communication processes using big data. This includes but is not limited to complex network analyses, data simulations, machine learning or algorithms of text analysis. The professorship is open to different substantial topics, but a strong focus on communication science is required.

Please note: The application deadline for this position is January 7, 2019. The job advertisement, necessary requirements and documents as well as our offer for this position can be found at the University of Vienna's Jobcenter.

Applications in English should be submitted by e-mail to the Dean of the Faculty of Social Sciences of the University of Vienna, Univ.-Prof. Hajo Boomgaarden, PhD (dekanat.sowi@univie.ac.at), Rooseveltplatz 2, A-1090 Vienna.

After completing the performance agreement for the upcoming period from 2019-2021 with the Austrian Federal Ministry of Education, Science and Research, the University of Vienna has recently released a total of 51 job advertisements for full Professorships and an additional 19 Tenure Track-Professorships. As part of a new strategy to strengthen the university's position in interdisciplinary and internationally visible research, these professorships will be embedded in five cross-faculty research specializations, namely Data Science & Digital HumanitiesHealth & MicrobiomesSociety & CommunicationMolecular Biology & Cognitive Neuroscience as well as Materials & the Quantum Level.

More information about this strategy can be found here.


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