Three-Year Post-Doctoral Research Position in the Research Group of Professor Fabrizio Gilardi (80%) / University of Zurich

Duration of employment: August 2024 - July 2027

Your responsibilities

  • Teach at the BA and/or MA level (1.5 classes per semester on average, in English or German).
  • Conduct and publish high-quality research, at least partly within the context of PRODIGI.
  • Collaborate with other members of the research group.
  • Provide support for research, organizational, and administrative tasks.

Your profile

  • PhD in political science or a related discipline (completed or close to completion).
  • Interest in the field of digital technology and politics; background in public policy or policy analysis is an asset.
  • Ambition and ability to produce high-quality and high-impact research, both independently and in a team.
  • Ability to work constructively and effectively as part of a research team.
  • Proficiency in quantitative research methods, preferably causal inference and/or computational social science.
  • Very good command of English; working knowledge of German is an asset.

What we offer

  • Salary: 81’400 CHF/year
  • Opportunity to develop your own research agenda and to develop a strong academic network.
  • Access to the research infrastructure of the Digital Democracy Lab.
  • Participation in a cutting-edge research project funded with an ERC Advanced Grant.
  • Funding for conferences, additional training, and research activities.
  • A highly motivated, engaged, and supportive team.
  • Career mentoring.
  • Excellent working conditions in a leading research-oriented and international department that provides a constructive and collaborative research environment.

Place of work: Zurich
Duration of employment: August 2024 - July 2027
Closing date for applications: April 15, 2024

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