The Software and Socital Systems Department(S3D), in the School of
Computer Science, at Carnegie Mellon University is looking for a
Post-Doctoral Associate for an NSF-funded reseach project on
accountabilty in open source software. Since open source software
provides the digital infrastructure for the vast majority of
today's applications and services, questions of accountability have
far-reaching importance. Understanding how open source developers
think about their rights and obligations is critical to getting
insight into how communities identify and engage with stakeholders
to uncover, prioritize, and address their needs.
The successfule candidate will play a leading role in developing
and carrying out interviews, surveys, and text analysis to address
the project's research questions. We anticipate producing papers
for top conferences in computer science style venues(e.g., ICSE,
FSE, CHI, CSCW) as well as more comprehensive submissiuons geared
toward journals in management, information systems, operations,
and/or economics. The candidate will author papers, give talks at
conferences, and mentor PhD students.
The project PI's are from Carnegie Mellon's School of Computer
Science(Bogdan Vasilescu and Jim Herbsleb) and the Univerity of
Pittsburgh's Katz Graduate School of Business(Narayan
PhD in Computer Science, Information Systems, or related
Have a background in software engineering and interest in open
souce software communities.
Please provide a copy of CV.
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