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[Commlist] JOB: 2-year, Full-time, Level B Postdoctoral Research Fellowship at Internet Studies, Curtin University

Wed Jan 22 11:55:52 GMT 2020

Internet Studies at Curtin University (Perth, Western Australia) is hiring a 2-year, full-time, level B Postdoctoral Research Fellow to work on an Australian Research Council (ARC) funded project looking at Social Media Influencers as Conduits of Knowledge in East Asia and Australia. The candidate will be working closely with Dr Crystal Abidin and based in the School of Media, Creative Arts and Social Inquiry (MCASI), which explores new technologies and values the creative industries and social sciences. The School aims to encourage creative and critical reflection while engaging with relevant industries.

You will bring to the role:

  * A PhD, preferably in Humanities or Social Sciences.
  * Demonstrated experience in conducting traditional or digital
    ethnographic fieldwork – highly desirable.
  * Competence in an East Asian language, preferably Chinese, Japanese
    or Korean – essential.
  * A record of high-quality, peer-reviewed research publication,
    preferably demonstrating expertise in social media studies.
  * Demonstrated high level communication and interpersonal skills with
    the ability to interact with students and staff with cross-cultural
  * Demonstrated commitment to applying policies, procedures and
    legislation, as well as maintaining data security and confidentiality.
  * Demonstrated project management skills with the ability to manage
    and implement project plans to achieve desired outcomes within
    required constraints.

Deadline for applications is 03 February 2020.

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