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Assessing Team Dynamics in Complex Networked Systems


MD and FL-Human Research & Engineering Dir-FFP, Human Research and Engineering Directorate - FFP

RO# Location
AA.27.01.B8085 Aberdeen Proving Ground, MD 210055425


Name E-mail Phone
DeCostanza, Arwen H 410.278.5856


Advances in communication and information technology provide an unprecedented opportunity to enhance organizational effectiveness through cutting edge assessment of individual, team, and organizational-level constructs. ARL is looking for a research Associate to further our goals of automatic, real-time measurement of individual, team, and organizational performance through advanced analytical methods including dynamic social network analysis. Research opportunities include analysis of complex, real-world communications data (e.g., email, chat, telephone, face-to-face) to advance capabilities of assessing dynamic team states, processes, and outcomes in hierarchical organizations. Focus will be placed on applied transitions of performance-related algorithms in training and operational domains. Ideally, candidates should demonstrate expertise in computational social science, including social network analysis, exponential random graph models, graph theory, relational event analysis, text analytics, and/or statistical programming, and their application in the social science domain (e.g., psychology, sociology, anthropology).



Murase T, et al: Industrial and Organizational Psychology: Perspectives on Science and Practice 5(1): 41-44, 2012


Social network analysis; Systems based measurement; Team performance; Group dynamics; Big data; Emergent states; Text analytics; Multiplex networks; Dynamic networks;


Citizenship:  Open to U.S. citizens
Level:  Open to Postdoctoral applicants
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