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Researcher on SOCIAM: The Theory and Practice of Social Machines

Applications for this vacancy closed on 21 August 2015 at 12:00PM
<div xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml"> <p>Applications are invited for a researcher to work on the EPSRC-funded collaborative interdisciplinary project SOCIAM: The Theory and Practice of Social Machines. SOCIAM is one of the UK&#8217;s most important Web and Computer Science Projects and is led by <a rel="nofollow" href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nigel_Shadbolt">Professor Sir Nigel Shadbolt</a>. The project&#8217;s core objective is to establish the research, methods, tools and collaborations to allow us to understand social machines (<a rel="nofollow" href="http://sociam.org/">sociam.org</a>). Social machines are assemblages of humans, machines and data at Web scale that undertake tasks beyond any individual element. SOCIAM aims to advance our understanding of social machines in order that they can be designed and deployed by the full range of potential beneficiaries. The work of the project is highly integrative and involves close collaboration with our academic partners Southampton and Edinburgh.</p> <p>In the role of researcher, your duties may include trials, software development, computer-based data analysis and evaluation or library research in consultation with project colleagues. You will take a lead role in the preparation of publications and assist the programme investigators in a range of technical, managerial and administrative activities. You should possess a PhD (or be close to completion) in computer science or related discipline and have established a strong pedigree in your area, as evidenced by publications in top quality journals and conferences. In particular, expertise in one or more of the following areas will be an advantage: web science and web technologies, web analytics, decentralised systems, linked and open data, privacy, trust and provenance, social computation.</p> <p>This post is fixed-term for up to 2 years depending on start date, with a project end date of 30 November 2017. The closing date for applications is 12.00 noon, 21 August 2015.</p> </div>
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Department of Computer Science, Wolfson Building, Parks Road, Oxford
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2015-08-21 12:00:00+01:00
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2015-07-07 09:00:00+01:00
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Applications are invited for a researcher to work on the EPSRC-funded
collaborative interdisciplinary project SOCIAM: The Theory and Practice of
Social Machines. SOCIAM is one of the UK’s most important Web and Computer
Science Projects and is led by Professor Sir Nigel Shadbolt. The project’s
core objective is to establish the research, methods, tools and collaborations
to allow us to understand social machines (sociam.org). Social machines are
assemblages of humans, machines and data at Web scale that undertake tasks
beyond any individual element. SOCIAM aims to advance our understanding of
social machines in order that they can be designed and ...

Applications are invited for a researcher to work on the EPSRC-funded collaborative interdisciplinary project SOCIAM: The Theory and Practice of Social Machines. SOCIAM is one of the UK’s most important Web and Computer Science Projects and is led by Professor Sir Nigel Shadbolt. The project’s core objective is to establish the research, methods, tools and collaborations to allow us to understand social machines (sociam.org). Social machines are assemblages of humans, machines and data at Web scale that undertake tasks beyond any individual element. SOCIAM aims to advance our understanding of social machines in order that they can ...

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