Areas of focus: Multidisciplinary study of privacy, security, social
dimensions of digital networks, values in computing and information
system design

The NYU Department of Media, Culture, and Communication is pleased to
announce a Research Fellowship/Scientist opportunity in the philosophy
and politics of computing, digital media, and information systems, with
a special focus on NSF funded research in privacy, security, and social
dimensions of networking.

This one-year postdoctoral position is renewable for a second year and
carries a teaching load of one course per year, or possibly two, as

The Fellow will be expected to pursue collaborative and individual
research in the advertised areas but the position is open to applicants
with diverse disciplinary training. In addition to research, the fellow
will assist in project-related administration and events. We encourage
applicants with Ph.D., or equivalent, degrees in any of the following:
media studies, information science, science and technology studies,
computer science and engineering, law, or traditional humanities and
social sciences with demonstrated expertise in relevant areas.

Interested candidates should submit a curriculum vitae, a cover letter
with a statement of research interests, a writing sample or
representative publication, and request three letters of recommendation
be sent to:

Professor Helen Nissenbaum
Department of Media, Culture and Communication
New York University
239 Greene Street, 7th floor
New York, NY 10003
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Review of applications will begin on January 15, 2009

** NYU is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer **