[Air-L] Postdoc in Data and Policy

Jean Burgess je.burgess at qut.edu.au
Thu May 12 22:04:06 PDT 2016

A great opportunity has come up here at QUT, please circulate!

The QUT Digital Media Research Centre and Faculty of Law are hiring a postdoc in Data and Policy. This is an exciting opportunity to work within a vibrant transdisciplinary research environment.

The position is designed to develop new research agendas, methods, and collaborations in data-driven policy analysis. The research will specifically focus on two related themes:

Data-driven policy: develop new methodological approaches to combine
open data, big social data, computational tools, and visualisations to
better inform the development of public policy and public debate.

Tracking the impact of open access publishing and open data: work with
industry and scholarly partners to develop new methods and metrics to extend and augment traditional measures of impact of open data and open access scholarly works and public communications.

The position is for one year, renewable for another year. The salary range is $AUD62,490 to $AUD84,793.

We are looking for candidates with a PhD in any relevant field, including law, information, media communications, or social science.

Applicants should have experience in one or more of: data analysis, data visualisation, data journalism, or computational methods, and
candidates who can move across fields and methods are strongly preferred.

The full position description is available here: https://goo.gl/KJCpfs

If you have any questions, please contact Nic Suzor <n.suzor at qut.edu.au<mailto:n.suzor at qut.edu.au>>.

Application form here: https://goo.gl/1qRDJ6

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