Junior researcher online deliberation (internship)!
The Utrecht Data School, founded in December 2013, is a platform for explorative data analysis. It is an interdisciplinary effort of scholars from new media studies cooperating with colleagues from geosciences, government studies and computer science. In cooperation with partners from business, government and NGO’s students analyse case examples and provide a fresh view upon data sets in an extended hackathon fashion.
We are looking for an enthusiastic, critical MA student (or BA student following Digital Humanities minor) with some technical skills like programming knowledge or skills with visualization software (i.e. Gephi). You will however also be attending courses to help you develop these skills. And a research interest in online deliberation and politics.
Internship duties pertain to assisting UDS staff with project- research and event organization.
Specific tasks include:
· Conduct research on online deliberation on social media
· Co-author an article
· Partaking in the Masterclass on Datajournalism
· Organizing seminar session pertaining online deliberation
· Presenting research in a seminar
Timeframe: full-time, but flexible hours (February –April 2014)
For further information please contact Karin van Es: email@example.com
Applications: if you are interested please send your CV and a short motivation to firstname.lastname@example.org by January 23 2014.