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Postdoctoral Fellow in Computational Social Science

A postdoctoral position is available for an exciting collaborative project between the Departments of Computer Science, Political Science, and the Law School at the University of Houston.

The position entails innovative research in the field of AI/ML with applications to Computational Social Science. The candidates will be part of a vibrant and pioneering team (scientists, postdocs, graduate students). They will have the opportunity to develop and evaluate AI/ML methods applied to computational social science. Highly motivated and creative individuals with a recent Ph.D. and computational skills, first-author publications in top conferences and journals, and a strong drive for research are encouraged to apply. To succeed in this position, the applicant needs to be goal-oriented, self-sufficient, with the ability to work independently and in groups in a fast-paced research environment. 

What we are looking for:

  • Talented and creative candidates who enjoy working in a multidisciplinary research environment
  • Scholars with publications in top venues
  • Strong and deep learning background and programming skills
  • Fluent communication skills (written and presentation) in English

Application process:
For consideration, please submit your application preferably in one single PDF document including a cover letter, a full CV, a statement of research interests and career goals, and the names and email addresses of three references to, with the subject line "Application CSS: (your name)." For more information, please email Prof. Kakadiaris ( The review will be performed as the applications arrive.