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Post-Doctoral Researcher
Barnard College in Beaumont, Texas
 
 
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Date Posted 05/17/2022
Category
Admin-Other Administrative Positions
Employment Type FullTime
Application Deadline Open until filled
 
 
 
 
 

Posting Details
Position Information


Position Title Post-Doctoral Researcher
Job Description Summary
A post-doctoral researcher to collaborate in empirical examinations of exposure to racial violence against Black people via media, etc. (e.g., news coverage, Tweets RE: Black Lives Matter). We have a special interest in the psychological content (e.g., stress, affect, emotion) of text and images and their implications for well-being and social and political motivation.
This position is scheduled to continue until May 31, 2024 (contingent on successful performance and continued funding for 2nd year).
 
Type of Position Faculty
Department Psychology
Full or Part Time Full Time
Position End Date (if temporary) 05/31/2024
Posting Number 2022-00120- F

Position Summary Information


Essential Duties Summary
Research collaboration (e.g., data analysis; team work; preparation of presentations and publications)
Required Qualification Summary
Ideal candidates may have doctoral training in a quantitative social and behavioral science (e.g., psychology, sociology, psychology, political science, economics, communications, media studies) and/or in statistics or data science and will have an interest in data and social justice. In addition to the relevant social competencies and intellectual background and experience, candidates should have relevant quantitative skills (e.g., Natural Language Processing, Sentiment Analysis; Stylometry; Topic Modeling; Time series modeling; Spine Functions, etc.).
Preferred Qualification Summary
The funding for this position comes from Columbia’s Data Science Institute , which has numerous initiatives in racial equity , computational social science , and media and society that will benefit the project and the post-doctoral researcher.  Additional connections to other parts of Barnard College and Columbia University are also possible, including School of Social Work, School of Arts & Sciences (psychology, sociology, economics, etc.), School of Engineering and Applied Sciences (computer science, system science).
Salary Range $58,000-68,000 (depending on skills and experience)

Posting Detail Information


Quick Link https://careers.barnard.edu/postings/6535
EEO Statement
Barnard College is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Barnard does not discriminate due to race, color, creed, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender and/or gender identity or expression, marital or parental status, national origin, ethnicity, citizenship status, veteran or military status, age, disability, or any other legally protected basis, and to the extent permitted by law. Qualified candidates of diverse ethnic and racial backgrounds are encouraged to apply for vacant positions at all levels.
Open Date 05/03/2022
Close Date
Open Until Filled Yes
Additional Information
Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis starting May 10, 2022 and will continue until the position is filled.  
For more information please contact either of the project leads:
Dr. Colin Wayne Leach , cwl2140@columbia.edu
https://datascience.columbia.edu/people/colin-wayne-leach/
https://psychology.columbia.edu/content/colin-wayne-leach
Dr. Courtney Cogburn , cc3803@columbia.edu
https://datascience.columbia.edu/people/courtney-d-cogburn/
http://www.columbia.edu/cu/cogburnresearch/cogburn-bio.html

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