SPICE Jobs & Partnerships


Posted 9/20/18

Postdoctoral Fellow (in Psychological Brain Sciences and Computer Science)

Postdoctoral Fellow
Department of Psychological & Brain Sciences (PBS) and
School of Informatics, Computing, and Engineering (SICE)
Indiana University Bloomington

Applications are invited for an interdisciplinary postdoctoral position studying decision making related to photo sharing on social media. This position is sponsored jointly by the Developmental Cognitive Neuroscience Laboratory and the Privacy Lab at Indiana University. The research will involve large MTurk studies as well as laboratory research focused on behavioral, eye tracking, and physiological measures of decision making in the context of photo sharing.

The fellow will join a dynamic and interdisciplinary team of cognitive and computer scientists at Indiana University and will work with Bennett I. Bertenthal and Apu Kapadia. The department of Psychological & Brain Sciences in the College of Arts & Sciences is among the leading psychology departments in the U.S. and includes a large number of faculty, postdocs, and grad students in cognitive as well as neuroscience. IU SICE is first of its kind and among the largest in the country, with more than 125 full-time faculty and more than 1000 graduate students. The School has received public recognition as a “top-ten program to watch” (Computerworld) thanks to its excellence and leadership in academic programs, interdisciplinary research, placement, and outreach. Indiana University Bloomington is located in the wooded rolling hills of southern Indiana, 50 miles south of Indianapolis, renowned for its top-ranked music school, performing and fine arts, historic campus, cycling traditions, active lifestyle, and natural beauty. Bloomington is a culturally thriving college town with a moderate cost of living.

Basic Qualifications:

Applicants should have a PhD in Cognitive Science, Psychology, Computer Science, Informatics, Human Computer Interaction, or a related discipline with a strong background and relevant experience in decision making or usable security and privacy, research methods, and statistics. They should have a record of conducting independent research and communicating results via publications and presentations. In addition, applicants should demonstrate ability for effective participation in collaborative, interdisciplinary research while in residence at Indiana University.

Salary: The position is full time, in residence at Indiana University in Bloomington, Indiana, with a salary of $48,000 - $53,000 commensurate with experience, plus generous benefits and funding for project travel.

Appointment Type: The initial position is for 1 year, renewable for up to 2 additional years based on performance and availability of funds.

Apply Online at: https://indiana.peopleadmin.com/postings/6591

Special Instructions: Interested applicants should upload a letter of interest, a CV and names and email addresses for three professional references using this application portal.

Ideal start date for position: January 7, 2019

Department Contact for Questions:  bbertent@indiana.edu or kapadia@indiana.edu.

For Best Consideration Apply By: Oct. 14, 2018

Ideal Start Date for position: January 7, 2019

Indiana University is an equal employment and affirmative action employer and a provider of ADA services. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, ethnicity, color, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation or identity, national origin, disability status or protected veteran status.

Posted 9/20/18

Postdoctoral Research Fellow (Center for Security and Privacy)

Postdoctoral Research Fellow
School of Informatics, Computing, and Engineering (SICE)
Indiana University Bloomington (IUB)

The Center for Security and Privacy in Informatics, Computing, and Engineering seeks multiple interdisciplinary postdoctoral fellows in domains including but not limited to: human computer interaction (HCI), social media and social computing, mobile and ubiquitous computing, Internet of Things (IoT), privacy enhancing technologies (PETs), and software engineering.

The fellows will join a dynamic, interdisciplinary, and collaborative research environment with ample opportunities for career development and mentoring. IU SICE is the first of its kind and among the largest in the country, with more than 125 full-time faculty and more than 1000 graduate students. SICE has received recognition as a “top-ten program to watch” (Computerworld) thanks to its excellence and leadership in academic programs, interdisciplinary research, placement, and outreach. IUB is also renowned for its top-ranked music school, performing and fine arts, and historic campus. Bloomington is located in the wooded rolling hills of southern Indiana, 50 miles south of Indianapolis. It is a culturally thriving college town with a moderate cost of living, cycling traditions, active lifestyle, and natural beauty.

Basic Qualifications:

A PhD in Computer Science, Informatics, Engineering, Psychology, Communication, or related discipline is required, with strong background, interest, and experience in privacy or security. ABD candidates may apply but will need the PhD prior to start. Applicants should have a record of independent research and publications along with the ability to participate in interdisciplinary collaborations.

Salary: Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience

Appointment Type: Twelve-month non-tenure-track appointment with potential for extension subject to performance and funding

Apply Online at: https://indiana.peopleadmin.com/postings/6700

Special Instructions: Interested applicants should upload a letter of interest, a CV and names and contact information for three professional references using this application portal.

Department Contact for Questions: Questions may be sent to patil@indiana.edu or kapadia@indiana.edu

For Best Consideration Apply By: Oct. 31, 2018

Ideal Start Date for position: January 2, 2019

Indiana University is an equal employment and affirmative action employer and a provider of ADA services. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, ethnicity, color, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation or identity, national origin, disability status or protected veteran status.