At the IT University of Copenhagen, the postdoc will join the active Technologies in Practice research group, one of Scandinavia’s largest interdisciplinary STS environments looking at the intersection of society and IT. They will be responsible for designing an ethnographic study that attends to the making of the SCS as a sociotechnical phenomenon, following technologies, their makers, environments and consequences of use for populations on the move. The successful candidate will be interested in and aware of questions of trust and trustworthiness become turned into technological questions, and the social life of SCS technologies in use.
At Aalborg University, the postdoc will join the interdisciplinary research cluster Global Politics and Diversity at the Department of Politics and Society. The post doc will be responsible for designing an ethnographic study focusing on how China’s mobile population (migrants, tourists, students etc.) are affected by and themselves affect the creation and implementation of the SCS. The successful candidate will have an interest in or experience with working with issues such as mobility and migration, digital governance or trust and diversity in a Chinese context.
- See the full requirements and apply for the ITU Postdoc here
- For further information on the ITU position please contact Rachel Douglas-Jones.
- See the full requirements and apply for the Aalborg University Postdoc here
- For further information on the Aalborg University Postdoc please contact Jesper Zeuthen.
The deadline for applications is August 1st, 2021.