Extended deadline for application: now September 15, 2020*
At the IT University in Copenhagen, a position as Assistant or Associate Professor in Digital Data Analysis and Computational User Studies is available. International applicants are very welcome to apply.
The candidate should have a relevant background in computational social science methods, digital data analysis and quantitative methods applied to digital user studies. Moreover, strong qualifications in computational research methods applied to the analysis and design of digital platforms and interactive technologies or relevant experience in data-aware design are important for this position. To be considered, candidates should be able to demonstrate research and teaching qualifications in two or more of the following areas:
– Computational methods applied to the understanding of digital platforms and users’ practices
– Data visualization and visual data exploration
– Digital social sciences applied to online platforms
– Data-aware design and data analytics applied to the design of digital technologies
At the Digital Design Department, we have a broad understanding of digital technologies and digital platforms. In the context of this position, we seek candidates who have strong interest and experience in working with an interdisciplinary approach. We seek candidates who use digital technologies and computational methods to investigate online societal and human dynamics.
A good candidate is someone who is interested in people and their interplay with digital technologies but also motivated to describe the impacts and consequences digitalization may have on society at large. She/he is also interested in the intersection of data and design and in strengthening the computational research carried out within the Digital Platforms and Data research group.