[Air-L] Global Kids Online: Postdoctoral research officer position available now, deadline 9 July

Livingstone,S S.Livingstone at lse.ac.uk
Wed Jun 24 23:54:56 PDT 2015

Department of Media and Communications, LSE: Postdoctoral Research Officer, Global Kids Online

Full-time for eleven months, to begin as soon as possible: £33,450 to £36,520 per annum

The Department of Media and Communication at the London School of Economics and Political Science is seeking to appoint a full time postdoctoral research officer to work on a timely and original research project on children's rights in a global digital age.

Applications are invited from outstanding and dynamic candidates with a PhD in the fields of media and communications, social research methods, education, childhood studies or allied social sciences. The appointee will play a key role in developing a research framework and methodological toolkit to guide the conduct of cross-national pilot studies into the opportunities and barriers faced by children as they go online with increasing frequency around the world. The project is directed by Professor Sonia Livingstone and funded by UNICEF as part of a global effort to generate high quality evidence to underpin policy and practice to promote children's rights to protection, provision and participation in the digital age.

Candidates should have advanced expertise in research methods, preferably quantitative or multi-method and a developing record of excellent quality publications in refereed journals. You should also demonstrate an ability to write for and communicate with a range of audiences, and experience of research management, administration and dissemination, preferably including web content management.

In addition to a good salary the benefits that come with this job include a defined benefits pension scheme, generous annual leave and excellent training and development opportunities. To apply for this post, please go to www.lse.ac.uk/Jobs<http://www.lse.ac.uk/Jobs>. The closing date for receipt of applications is 9th July 2015 (23.59 UK time). Regrettably, we are unable to accept any late applications. Interviews are likely to take place during w/c 27th July 2015.

See here: https://atsv7.wcn.co.uk/search_engine/jobs.cgi?SID=amNvZGU9MTQ3NTkyOSZ2dF90ZW1wbGF0ZT0xNDI3Jm93bmVyPTUwNDA3MzUmb3duZXJ0eXBlPWZhaXImYnJhbmRfaWQ9MCYmcmVxc2lnPTE0MzUxNDgwOTQtYzgxYTE5ODdjYWVjMjQyZGE5ZmQ4ZmI1NjUyMzdhMjFjZjU4NTgwNQ==

LSE values diversity and strives to promote equality at all levels, including its employees, students, customers and associates. Unfortunately this role will not meet the Resident Labour Market Test required by the UKVI in order for the School to be eligible to apply to sponsor candidates who do not currently have the right to work in the UK or who are currently working under Tier 2 of the UKVI Points Based System.

Please do forward to those likely to be interested and thanks

Professor Sonia Livingstone, DPhil, FBPS, FRSA, OBE
Department of Media and Communications, LSE
S105, St Clements Building, Houghton Street, London WC2A 2AE, UK
Web: www.sonialivingstone.net<http://www.sonialivingstone.net>
Blog: www.parenting.digita<http://www.parenting.digita@Livingstone_S>l
Twitter: @Livingstone_S
EU Kids Online: www.eukidsonline.net<http://www.eukidsonline.net>
TEDx talk: http://ow.ly/wwWiC
Open access papers: http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/view/lseauthor/Livingstone,_Sonia.default.html
Fellow, Berkman Center for Internet and Society, Harvard
Fellow and past President, International Communication Association
Books: Meanings of Audiences (2013), Digital Technologies in the Lives of Young People (2014)

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