Author: stefi Date: To: List of the shared space for distributed research occupyresearch Subject: [Occupyresearch] 2 PhDs and 1 Postdoc - the politics of big data
this might be of interest to social movement scholars / media scholars, and their students in particular. I would appreciate if you can share through your networks!
I am looking for two excellent PhD students and one Postdoctoral research for my project 'Data activism: The politics of big data according to civil society'. The five-year project has been awarded a Starting Grant of the European Research Council, and will be based at the Department of Media Studies of the University of Amsterdam. (Please note that a second position for a Postdoctoral researcher will be advertised in two years time).
You will join a team of five people working under the leadership of Dr. Stefania Milan (the PI) and collaboratively examining the emerging dynamics of data activism at the intersection of its social and technological dimensions. We offer a multidisciplinary, interactive and international research environment in a leading department (Communication and Media Studies at the University of Amsterdam currently ranks number 8 in the QS World Rankings).
deadline for application: 9 June
Interviews (via Skype): 19 June
See the announcements/details for the application below: