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[Commlist] Post-doc position for "Datafication of society" project in Montreal, Canada

Fri Oct 04 22:52:04 GMT 2019

Post-doc position for "Datafication of society" project - Montreal, Canada

We are looking for a postdoctoral researcher to join our research project “The “Datafication” of Society: Socio-political Issues in Producing and Using Public and Private Data” (a three-year research project funded by the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada).

**Postdoctoral researcher qualifications:**

PhD in a relevant field : communication, sociology, science, technology and society [STS] or other related disciplines

Demonstrated knowledge or interest for the digital as a field of research in humanities and social sciences

Knowledge of qualitative or mixed methodological research strategies

Established experience in empirical research and fieldwork

Recognised peer-reviewed publication experience

Teamwork skills

Good command of the French language (fieldwork is based in Montreal and in Quebec city, Canada)

*Start date:*September 2020

*Term:*12 to 18 months

*Salary:*CAD 30,000 for the first 12 months, with a possibility of renewal for six additional months for a total of CAD 45,000 (can be cumulated with other sources of funding/additionnal funding opportunities available)

*Location:*Montreal, Qc, Canada

*Application specifications:*

Interested candidates must send a complete single file, preferably in PDF format, which includes the following:

*A letter of motivation detailing your interest for the postdoctoral internship, the suitability of your proficiencies and experiences with regard to the requested profile as well as a research problem that you would like to develop in association with the “Datafication of Society” Project.**

*Two references, including their contact details and your relationship.

*A resume, including a detailed list of your peer-reviewed publications and communications;

A full article or text of your choice from your publishing portfolio (ex: a published article, thesis chapter or conference proceeding).

Please send applications to both the following email addresses: (millerand.florence /at/ and (lariviere-jeannotte.cloe /at/

The submission deadline is December 31, 2019. *Please note that application evaluation will begin as of October 15, 2019, and proceed till the position is filled.* We strongly encourage candidates to send their applications before the deadline.

The selected candidate will join the research team of Florence Millerand, Professor at Université du Québec à Montréal (UQAM), Mélanie Millette and Alexandre Coutant, Associate Professors at Université du Québec à Montréal (UQAM) and Guillaume Latzko-Toth, Professor at Université Laval, as well as several masters and doctoral students.

For more information on the research project and the postdoctoral internship, please consult the full online offer :

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