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Want to become part of our ENS research team? We are currently looking for three PhD researchers (65%, 13 TV-L, 25 hrs/week)!
Candidates will be part of a research training group with a focus on “Datafying Europe” – analyzing the practices, processes and challenges of datafication in, of and by European societies. This crucially implies observing, criticizing and intervening in projects of defining a European way of regulating, governing and engineering the collection, processing and use of data. Applications are expected to tackle this overall topic in at least one of the following dimensions:
Please send your application including a CV, a PhD proposal of up to five pages and a reference to ens[at]europa-uni.de. We will accept and review all applications received up until and including September 12, 2021.
For a new research project on the German Bundestag elections 2021, we are looking for 5 Student / Research Assistants (10h/ week each, limited until 31 December 2021, possible extension until 30 March 2022). The project is a cooperation of the ENS Chair for Digital Democracy and the Weizenbaum Institute for the Networked Society in Berlin.
Your task will be to observe the activities of the political parties in the Bundestag and the state parliament election campaigns as well as after the elections on social media, to learn and conduct simple data analyses and to regularly write and publish short articles about them. You will be part of an interdisciplinary team, have flexible working hours, be able to do all your work from home or our coworking space, and get to know numerous project partners in Germany and around the world, extending your personal and professional network.
Join our team as an Assistant (part-time, 50%) assigned to the Head of Administration of the ENS. We are looking for a person who has strong communication skills, is open to new ideas and interested in other cultures, and can organize his/her work area independently. Your tasks will include general administrative and organizational tasks, correspendence in English, German and Polish, financial management support as well as the management and coordination of internal and external processes and committees.
The opening is a part-time position with 20h/week (TVL 6, optional allowance up to TVL 8).
The Adam Mickiewicz University Poznan (AMU), one of the leading academic and research centers in Poland, is looking for an Assistant Professor at Collegium Polonicum Słubice, a joint entity established by the AMU and the European University Viadrina Frankfurt (Oder). The position with a focus on digital society, management and enterrprise is associated with the ENS. Activities will thus mainly focus on teaching (in English) and contributing to the research and teaching activities within the Master of Digital Entrepreneurship (MoDE).
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