[Air-L] CFA: Postdoc digital governance / government at the Hertie School Centre for Digital Governance in Berlin, Germany

Maïté Kersaint kersaint at hertie-school.org
Tue Mar 10 05:00:35 PDT 2020

CALL FOR APPLICATIONS: POSTDOCTORAL RESEARCHER DIGITAL GOVERNANCE / GOVERNMENT<https://hertie-school.dvinci-easy.com/en/p/en/jobs/242/postdoctoral-researcher-digital-governancegovernment-fmdiv-on-a-full-time-40-hoursweek-basis> AT THE HERTIE SCHOOL CENTRE FOR DIGITAL GOVERNANCE<https://www.hertie-school.org/centre-for-digital-governance/> IN BERLIN, GERMANY

The Hertie School´s recently founded Centre for Digital Governance<https://www.hertie-school.org/en/centre-for-digital-governance/> is looking for a postdoctoral researcher (f/m/div) on a full-time (40 hours/week) basis. The contract gives an independent candidate initially three years of postdoctoral funding in any area that complements the research of the Centre staff<https://www.hertie-school.org/en/digital-governance/people/>. It shall commence as of September 1, 2020 (or later in the year).

§  Your main tasks at the Hertie School will be to further develop your own independent research programme with relevance for the Centre. This includes a clear research focus on digital transformation and topics such as the intersection of policy, information technology, government, and the public; governance/regulation of digital technologies and their providers; information and data control; ethical issues of digital technologies; government transformation (policy making and service delivery) via digital technology.

§  This should be an opportunity for establishing a prominent individual research career, whilst at the same time facilitating the establishment and visibility of this new Centre.

§  You will also have an opportunity to contribute towards core activities of the Centre for Digital Governance, such as supporting grant-writing activities or helping with the organisation of the Centre´s research colloquium and smaller workshops or events. Teaching and other career development activities are also available. Successful grant applications could lead to a lengthier tenure with the Centre.


§  You will have a strong record of academic research with good ideas for taking your research forward or extending it into the area of digital transformation and digital governance.

§  You will have or be very close to having a PhD (or equivalent) in the social sciences or in a related field with a record of publications or other academic contributions.

§  You will be self-motivated, yet keen and willing to collaborate with colleagues in the centre, whether in academic discussion or full scale research.

§  Excellent oral and written communication skills in English. Proficiency in German is useful but not obligatory.

We offer: A stimulating international and diverse environment in multiple areas of social science, high-quality teaching and public policy. The Hertie School is a vibrant academic community that emphasizes excellence in research and teaching as well as an interdisciplinary perspective. Our school has been certified as a family friendly work environment in higher education and an equal opportunity employer (www.hertie-school.org for further information). Severely disabled applicants are given preferential consideration in the event of equal qualification.

Please find further information on how to apply here: https://hertie-school.dvinci-easy.com/en/p/en/jobs/242/postdoctoral-researcher-digital-governancegovernment-fmdiv-on-a-full-time-40-hoursweek-basis

Dr. Maïté Kersaint
Manager ∙ Centre for Digital Governance

Hertie School
The University of Governance in Berlin

Friedrichstraße 194
10117 Berlin ∙ Germany
Phone +49 (0)30 / 259 219 170
kersaint at hertie-school.org<mailto:kersaint at hertie-school.org> ∙ www.hertie-school.org/centre-for-digital-governance/<http://www.hertie-school.org/centre-for-digital-governance/>

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