Department of Social Sciences and Business (ISE), Roskilde University, invites applications for a position as PhD of Computational Social Science from 1st of March 2020 or as soon as possible thereafter. The position as PhD is limited to a period of 3 years.
Description of the PhD project
The PhD students will be part of the cross-disciplinary Centre for Big Data at Roskilde University. The Centre for Big Data (CeBiDa) is an interdisciplinary research centre focusing on big data analytics, methodologies, modelling, big data learning and visualisations of big data in different contexts. It combines research across natural science, humanities, social science and technical sciences. For this scholarship, we are looking for a PhD student who is interested in and qualified to undertake Computational Social Science research applying data science and data management, big data, network analysis, social simulation, text mining/language processing, and/or machine learning/algorithmic social science.
Areas of interest include (but are not limited to):
The Doctoral School
You will be enrolled as a PhD student at the Doctoral School of Social Sciences & Business (ISE). The school provides PhD training and research within an interdisciplinary, international, and professional environment.
The Doctoral School is part of a dynamic community of researchers who share a commitment to understanding society in diverse contexts of change and global engagement. Researchers come from all over the world and engage in topics that are geographically, theoretically and methodologically diverse.
You will be enrolled as a PhD student in one of our four the PhD programs, i.e. International Studies, Business Studies, Social Studies and Public Administration and Politics, at the Doctoral School of Social Sciences and Business: https://ruc.dk/doctoral-school-social-sciences-and-business
ISE conducts interdisciplinary, collaborative and socially engaged research based on political science, anthropology, business studies, economics, sociology, legal studies, and development studies. The Department hosts an innovative and interdisciplinary university environment characterized by academic and methodological diversity in research and education. Researchers at ISE share a commitment to understanding society and businesses in diverse contexts of change and global engagement. We produce research at the highest international level that feeds into our educational programmes and leverages into social, economic and political change.
Responsibilities and tasks
The PhD position is an educational position and the main tasks are in accordance with chapter 3, Ministerial Order on the PhD Programme at the Universities and Certain Higher Artistic Educational Institutions (https://ufm.dk/en/legislation/prevailing-laws-and-regulations/education/files/engelsk-ph-d-bekendtgorelse.pdf),
You must hold a master’s degree or equivalent within social science or business science. Qualifications within the following areas are required
In the assessment regarding employment consideration will be given to;
In the assessment regarding enrollment consideration will also be given to the following criteria:
For further information about the position, please contact head of department Peter kragelund on tel. (+45) 46743335, email@example.com or for technical or administrative questions contact PhD coordinator Annika Mogensen, +4574 3499, firstname.lastname@example.org
Terms of employment
The employment is on full time 37 hours per week and you will refer to Head of Department Peter Kragelund.
The position will be filled according to the Agreement between the Danish Ministry of Finance and the Danish Confederation of Professional Associations (AC) and Job Structure for Academic Staff at Universities.
After the deadline for applications the Head of Department will shortlist applicants for assessment with assistance from the recruitment committee including the chairperson of the assessment committee. Shortly after the application deadline all applicants will be notified whether or not their application has been selected for assessment.
The shortlisted applicants will be informed about the composition of the assessment committee, and each applicant will be given the opportunity to comment on the composition of the committee and - later on - their assessment.
Once the recruitment process is completed, all applicants will be informed of the outcome of their application.
To apply for the position go to www.ruc.dk/en/job/
Only applications in English are accepted. Applications must include:
Please submit your application no later than December 4, 2019.
Material received after this date will not be taken into consideration. Roskilde University wishes to reflect the diversity of society and welcomes applications from all qualified candidates regardless of personal background.
|Location:||Copenhagen - Denmark|
|Funding for:||UK Students, EU Students|
|Funding amount:||Not Specified|
|Placed On:||9th October 2019|
|Closes:||4th December 2019|
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