[xmca] Fwd: postdoctoral research position at USC

From: Mike Cole (lchcmike@gmail.com)
Date: Fri Feb 10 2006 - 15:57:36 PST

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From: Mimi Ito <mito@itofisher.com>
Date: Feb 10, 2006 12:59 PM
Subject: postdoctoral research position at USC
To: Mimi Ito <mito@itofisher.com>
Cc: digitalyouth@sims.berkeley.edu, Anne Friedberg <
afriedberg@cinema.usc.edu>, Anne Balsamo <abalsamo@annenberg.edu>, "Scott S.
Fisher" <sfisher@cinema.usc.edu>, Joel Weiss <joel.weiss@utoronto.ca>,
Rebekah Willett <R.Willett@ioe.ac.uk>, Penny Eckert <
eckert@csli.stanford.edu>, Shelley Goldman <sgoldman@stanford.edu>,
rpmcd@stanford.edu, Mike Cole <mcole@weber.ucsd.edu>, Barry Wellman <
wellman@chass.utoronto.ca>, bthorne@berkeley.edu, Lynn Clark <
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<trichmond@annenberg.edu>, Rich Ling <richard-seyler.ling@telenor.com>, Ken
Anderson <ken.anderson@intel.com>, Kazys Varnelis <kazys@varnelis.net>, USC
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heidi cooley <hcooley@usc.edu>, Araba Sey <sey@usc.edu>, Richard Hodkinson <
hodkinso@usc.edu>, Daniel Chamberlain <daniel@scapegoat.net>, S Livingstone
<S.Livingstone@lse.ac.uk>, David Buckingham <D.Buckingham@ioe.ac.uk>, Sharon
Traweek <traweek@history.ucla.edu>, heinrich schwarz <
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H. Fujimura" <fujimura@ssc.wisc.edu>, Paul Dourish <jpd@ics.uci.edu>, Stefan
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J Dumit <dumit@mit.edu>, Lucy Suchman <l.suchman@lancaster.ac.uk>, John
Seely Brown <jsb@johnseelybrown.com>, Merlyna Lim <mlim@annenberg.edu>,
Walter Baer <baer@rand.org>, Roy Pea <roypea@stanford.edu>, Reed Stevens <
reedstev@u.washington.edu>, Dan Cook <dtcook@uiuc.edu>, ackerm@umich.edu,
Axel Bruns <a.bruns@qut.edu.au>, Steve Anderson <sanderson@annenberg.edu>,
Aditya Dev Sood <aditya who-is-at ict4d.info>, "Alex S. Taylor" <
alexander.taylor@surrey.ac.uk>, "Geoffrey C. Bowker" <gbowker@scu.edu>,
Jeanette Blomberg <jeanb@us.ibm.com>, bgoldfarb@ucsd.edu, Bruce Bimber <
bimber@cits.ucsb.edu>, "Pablo J. Boczkowski" <pjb9@northwestern.edu>,
Debbora Battaglia <dbattagl@mtholyoke.edu>, Victoria Carrington <
vcarrington@plymouth.ac.uk>, Christian Sandvig <
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Maren Hartmann <maren.hartmann@uni-erfurt.de>, Vicki O'Day <
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Michalchik <vera.michalchik@sri.com>, hhv1@columbia.edu, "David H. Slater" <
d-slater@sophia.ac.jp>, D Slater <d.slater@lse.ac.uk>, Marc Tuters <
mtuters@annenberg.edu>, Justin Hall <justin@bud.com>

Dear Colleagues,
We are recruiting a postdoctoral researcher for our project on digital kids.
Please circulate to any people or groups you think might be interested.

Many thanks,


Postdoctoral Research Associate

Annenberg Center for Communication
University of Southern California

The Annenberg Center for Communication at the University of Southern
California invites applications for a postdoctoral research position,
sponsored by a grant from the MacArthur Foundation. The position is for one
year with the possibility of renewal for one more year. The postdoctoral
researcher will work as fieldworker/ethnographer on a project on "digital
kids" and informal learning, which involves foundational research on how
children and youth are using information and communication technologies and
participating on the Internet. At USC, the project is led by Mizuko Ito,
and is part of a broader project involving Peter Lyman and Diane Harley at
UC Berkeley, and Michael Carter at the Monterey Institute of Technology and
Education. More information on the project can be found at:

Responsibilities would involve monitoring and participating in online
activity and conducting interviews with kids and parents The researcher
would also be responsible for analyzing, writing, and presenting results,
and considering policy and design implications of the ethnographic research.
We seek candidates with backgrounds in fields such as science and technology
studies, information sciences, communications, education, anthropology, and
sociology with interest in areas related to new media, education, and
childhood studies. The ideal candidate would have experience in
ethnographic fieldwork, collaborative and interdisciplinary research, and
experience working with kids and families. The position will be full time,
with a yearly salary of $45,000 plus benefits, and researcher will be
expected to be in residence in the Los Angeles area.

Applications should include a CV, a cover letter including a personal
statement and a brief statement of research goals and experience in relation
to ethnographic research on kids and technology. Three letters of
recommendation are to be sent directly by the writers (letters may also be
faxed to 213-747-4981). Address all application materials to Rachel Cody,
Annenberg Center for Communication, University of Southern California, 734
West Adams Boulevard, Los Angeles, CA 90007. Email contact:
rcody@annenberg.edu <dcoleman@annenberg.edu>. The deadline for receipt in
our office is April 30, 2006.
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