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[ecrea] Call - Professor of Digital Social Sciences (Sciences Po, Paris)

Thu Nov 29 16:58:12 GMT 2018

Deadline: 17 December 2018

Hiring Professor – Digital Social Sciences
Faculty position in the public sector

Sciences Po’s médialab is hiring a Professor in Digital Social Sciences
(faculty position in the public sector). The candidate’s social science
discipline may be sociology, science & technology studies (STS) or media
studies (cultural and visual studies).

Candidates must have:

- The title of Professor, or be qualified as a Professor, or an
equivalent position in a foreign university at the time of recruitment.


Humanities and Social Sciences. Sociology, Demography (CNU, section 19),
Epistemology, History of science and technology (CNU, section 72)

Job Profile

Digital Social Sciences

The position is open to a profile with a strong knowledge of digital
worlds (history, uses, technologies, culture) and a familiarity with
methods of analysis and exploration of digital data (statistics,
modeling, visualization). The candidate’s social science discipline may
be sociology, science & technology studies (STS) or media studies
(cultural and visual studies).

Working knowledge in French is required.


The appointed person will conduct their research program at the
médialab. (S)He should have a good knowledge of recent theoretical and
methodological developments in the analysis of digital data, and a solid
experience in empirical work. (S)He will develop their research program
by integrating it into research networks and actively participating in
the collective activities of the center: seminars and scientific events,
collaborations, applications to French, European and international call
for proposals, supervision of doctoral students.

The annual teaching service is 128 hours, divided into 3 lectures (CM)
of 24 hours each and 56 hours (equivalent CM) of complementary
pedagogical tasks (juries, supervision of dissertations, missions, etc.)
at all levels of education offered by Sciences Po: undergraduate (in one
of the seven campuses of Sciences Po), and graduate.

Recruitment Process

Candidates practicing at a higher education institution outside France
and not qualified by the French National Council of Universities (CNU)
must obtain the approval of Sciences Po’s Scientific Council in order to
know if they are eligible for this job. They are asked to report to the
selection committee chair before December 17th, 2018.


Candidates must submit their application through the “Galaxie” portal of
the French Ministry of Higher Education and Research, between October
17th, 2018 and February 28th 2019.

More information.

Science Po | Medialab
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