Postdoctoral Research Fellow in Information Science / Scientometrics (2 years)

thelwall mike m.thelwall at BLUEYONDER.CO.UK
Sun Jan 29 16:37:34 EST 2012

Postdoctoral Research Fellow in Information Science / Scientometrics (2 years)
Statistical Cybermetrics Research Group, University of Wolverhampton, UK.
To develop Web-based methods to track interest in academic topics over
time as part of the new Digging into Data funded project: Cascades,
islands, or streams? Time, topic, and scholarly activities in
humanities and social science research. This is in international
project in collaboration with Indiana University Bloomington and
Université du Québec à Montréal and the successful applicant will be
required to attend meetings in both places.  In the nature of the post
it is not expected that applicants will have prior experience of
similar work but those with a PhD in an area related to Library and
Information Science or Computer Science will be considered, and those
with experience of scientometrics or webometrics are particularly
encouraged to apply. You will have working knowledge of scholarly uses
of the Web and basic statistics, and will be able to apply your
existing research skills to this new area. Good communication and team
working skills are essential, and a knowledge of disciplinary issues
relevant to research in the social sciences or humanities would be an

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