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Subject:

0.5 FTE Postdoc Research Fellow: Political Economy of the Internet

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Christian Fuchs <[log in to unmask]>

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Media, Communications & Cultural Studies Association (MeCCSA) - Policy Network" <[log in to unmask]>

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0.5 FTE Postdoc Research Fellow: Political Economy of the Internet
University of Westminster, London

http://fuchs.uti.at/1637/

The EU project netCommons (2016-2018) studies the sociological, 
technical and legal aspects of the Internet infrastructure in Europe.

The University of Westminster team is a co-operation of the 
Communication and Media Research Institute (CAMRI) and the Westminster 
Institute for Advanced Studies. It is led by Christian Fuchs and studies 
the political economy of Internet infrastructure. We are looking to hire 
as soon as possible and until the end of 2018 a London-based 50% 
(fixed-term) postdoc research fellow specialising in the political 
economy of the Internet. Distance-work is not an option for this 
position. It is a 50% position with a total salary of £19,536.5 - 
£21,696 p.a. (incl. L.W.A.) [i.e. £20-£21k for 17.5 hours of work per week].

The appointee will hold a social science PhD (in sociology or a related 
field) and will be familiar with the approach of critical political 
economy of communication as well as foundations of social 
science-oriented Internet research. A key aspect is that the person will 
possess excellent skills in both quantitative and qualitative empirical 
social science research methods. S/he will also have skills in ethical 
impact assessment of information technologies. The appointee will have a 
track record of academic publications and be able to leverage contacts 
and networks in order to organise workshops, events and a survey for 
this project.

The postoc research fellow will help conducting a both quantitatively 
and qualitatively focused survey; analyse and interpret the survey 
results both statistically and qualitatively; conduct interviews; 
conduct ethical and societal impact assessment of Internet 
infrastructure’s political economy especially in the context of 
un/sustainability, ownership and commodification, democracy and civil 
rights, privacy and surveillance, net neutrality, the digital divide and 
ideologies; help organising workshops that engage academics as well as 
non-academics in the wider public and relevant communities of interest; 
produce and publish research reports and articles in open access 
journals; present research results; and create accessible materials for 
the public.

If you are interested to apply, then please submit one sample 
publication (a published article, a chapter from a collected volume, 
monograph chapter; unpublished or forthcoming works, works in a language 
other than English, and unpublished dissertations are not eligible) 
characteristic for your work together with your application (CV, 
application form). It is best to combine the CV and the sample 
publication into one pdf file

Further information: Christian Fuchs, [log in to unmask]

Application and job details:
https://vacancies.westminster.ac.uk/hrvacancies/default.aspx?id=50044110
Application deadline: 18 February 2018

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