Junior Researcher, Digital Society

Updated: 4 months ago
Deadline: 15 Feb 2024

31 Jan 2024
Job Information
Organisation/Company

University of Amsterdam (UvA)
Research Field

Cultural studies
Researcher Profile

Recognised Researcher (R2)
Country

Netherlands
Application Deadline

15 Feb 2024 - 22:59 (UTC)
Type of Contract

Temporary
Job Status

Not Applicable
Hours Per Week

22.8
Is the job funded through the EU Research Framework Programme?

Not funded by an EU programme
Is the Job related to staff position within a Research Infrastructure?

No

Offer Description

Are you interested in supporting research on the digital society and contributing to valorization on the topic?

Prof. dr. Jessica Piotrowski is searching for a junior researcher to support her ongoing work on the topic, including existing and new research on digital competence and artificial intelligence, particularly as it relates to youth.

You will be responsible for

  • Conducting literature reviews and managing reference software;
  • Conducting pre-registration and analyses of multiple wave cohort data, including implementing on advanced techniques for persona-based analyses;
  • Supporting the development and piloting of research measures;
  • Visualizing data trends for reporting;
  • Collaborating on scientific papers on this topic following the principles of open science;
  • Managing the day-to-day aspects of the ongoing research programmes

  • Requirements
    Specific Requirements
    • Research Master’s degree in Communication Science or related field;
    • Advanced quantitative skills, particularly comfortable with latent class analysis; cluster analysis; and psychometric assessment;
    • Demonstrated experience working with R;
    • Affinity with the topic of youth’s digital competence; artificial intelligence; and the opportunities and challenges of the digital society;
    • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal;
    • Ability and interest in supporting all aspects of the research process, including but not limited to literature review; data analysis; concept writing; stimuli development; data collection; etc.;
    • Experience with the practice of open science;
    • Independent, 'making things work' mentality;
    • Excellent command of English; Dutch language skills a plus

    Additional Information
    Benefits

    The position concerns temporary employment for 0.6 FTE. It is available immediately and ends December 31, 2024. The gross income depends on experience with a minimum of €3226 to a maximum of €5090 (UFO profile researcher 4; scale 10) in accordance with the Collective Labor Agreement for Dutch Universities . We additionally offer an extensive package of secondary benefits, including 8% holiday allowance and a year-end bonus of 8.3%. The UvA offers excellent possibilities for further professional development and education.

    What else do we offer

    • a position in which initiative and input are highly valued
    • an enthusiastic and warm team that is open to new colleagues
    • an inspiring academic and international working environment in the heart of Amsterdam.

    Selection process

    Do you recognize yourself in the job profile? Then we look forward to receiving your application by 15 February 2024. You may apply online by using the link below.

    Applications in one bundled pdf should include:

    • a curriculum vitae;
    • a short letter of motivation;

    Additional comments

    Do you have any questions or do you require additional information? Please contact:


    Website for additional job details

    https://www.academictransfer.com/337185/

    Work Location(s)
    Number of offers available
    1
    Company/Institute
    Faculty of Social and Behavioural Sciences
    Country
    Netherlands
    City
    Amsterdam
    Postal Code
    1018WV
    Street
    Nieuwe Achtergracht 166
    Geofield


    Where to apply
    Website

    https://www.academictransfer.com/en/337185/junior-researcher-digital-society/ap…

    Contact
    City

    Amsterdam
    Website

    http://www.uva.nl/
    Street

    Spui 21
    Postal Code

    1012 WX

    STATUS: EXPIRED

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