Opportunities

The SoNet group is always open for post-docs, doctorates, theses, stages and internerships. Feel free to contact us if you would like additional information!

Opportunities for Post-doc and Researchers


Researcher position available in SoNet at FBK, Trento, Italy about social side of Wikipedia


Please contact us so that we can discuss this opportunity!

Opportunities for Developers and Junior Researchers

Developer position is available in the SoNet (Social Networking) research unit at Bruno Kessler Foundation, Center for Information Technology – IRST, Trento, Italy.

The successful candidate will support researchers of the group by writing Python and/or Java programs in order to test research hypotheses, and by creating simple web sites where research results are visualized.

If you are interested and would like more info, please send us an email, thanks!

Call for PHD positions at University of Trento with scholarship funded by FBK

The next call for PhD positions at ICT International Doctoral School of the University of Trento will be published in January, 2011. Many scholarships are funded by FBK and it is possible to do research activity in the SoNet group. See http://ict.unitn.it/edu/ict/home.xml for the call.

If you are interested, send us an email specifying your research interests, what you have accomplished during your University time and including your CV. Thanks!

Opportunities for University students (stage and thesis)

We can offer to students a friendly enviroment to challenge themselves with research topics and to learn new skills.

We have thesis and stages available in the following areas but, please, if you have another idea you would like to work on, contact us!

  • Network visualization, especially dynamic visualization in time
  • Empirical studies on social networks, such as Facebook, Wikipedia, Twitter
  • Social networks with an impact on real life of people, in particular in the context of carpooling (people offering ride share on their cars to each other) and collective acts and socialization (people performing acts together in real life)
  • Work on software project such as Web tools a la Taolin or packagesfor network analysis such as igraph (bot in C and in Python)