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Postdoctoral and Graduate Research Assistant Positions: the Science of Stories
University of Vermont


Date Posted Dec. 19, 2023
Title Postdoctoral and Graduate Research Assistant Positions: the Science of Stories
University University of Vermont
Burlington, VT, United States
Department Vermont EPSCoR
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date August 2024
 
 
  • Graduate Student
    Post-Doc
  • Research Methods/Data Analysis
    Cognitive science
    Social Sciences - General
 
 

Vermont EPSCoR's Science of Online Corpora, Knowledge, and Stories (SOCKS) research team is currently recruiting prospective Ph.D. students for Graduate Research Assistantships and prospective Postdoctoral Associates based at the University of Vermont (UVM) to begin in Fall 2024.

SOCKS is a large, multi-disciplinary effort funded by the National Science Foundation, that revolves around stories as an essential part of how people comprehend, explain, predict, and seek to navigate the world. SOCKS supports the Digital Humanities by developing a powerful approach to quantifying both individual stories and ecologies of stories through massive data collection, natural language processing, and large language models-computer-based encodings of the meaningful connections between words and phrases.

 

GRADUATE RESEARCH ASSISTANT POSITIONS

The following six Graduate Research Assistant positions are available:


POSTDOCTORAL ASSOCIATE POSITIONS

The following three Postdoctoral Associate positions are available:

 

Review of applications began on January 10, 2024, and continue until positions are filled.

More information about the SOCKS project and to apply: https://uvm.edu/socks

 

GRA APPLICANTS
THERE IS A 2-STEP APPLICATION PROCESS FOR SOCKS GRA APPLICANTS:

  • GRA Applicants must also apply directly to the UVM Graduate College for admission into the UVM Graduate College in addition to the SOCKS GRA application below.
  • Admission into the SOCKS program is contingent upon acceptance into the UVM Graduate College. - The UVM Graduate College website may be found HERE.
  • The deadline for Complex Systems and Data Science at UVM is February 15, 2024. All deadlines may be found HERE.

 

POSTDOCTORAL CANDIDATES
The deadline for applications is ROLLING and applications are currently being accepted. 

 

Questions?

For questions about the positions or any technical issues with the application process, please contact us at socks@uvm.edu.


  • The University of Vermont is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other category legally protected by federal or state law.


 
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Contact Information

 
  • Vermont EPSCoR
    Vermont EPSCoR
    University of Vermont
    109 Carrigan Drive
    334 Marsh Life Science Building
    Burlington, VT 05405
  •  
  • 802-656-7931
  • epscor@uvm.edu

 

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