January 10, 2011

Hiring Part-Time Research Assistant to work at the Oxford Internet Institute

Mark Graham and Bernie Hogan are hiring a part-time Research Assistant to work on our Wikipedia mapping project. Details are below. Please forward widely and get in touch if you have any questions.

Grade 6: Salary £25,751 - £30,747 p.a. (pro rata)

We are a leading international research and policy Institute looking for a part-time (50% FTE) Research Assistant to work on a range of programming and database administrative tasks on a Wikipedia-related research projects with Drs Mark Graham and Bernie Hogan. The current offer is for a half time position with a likelihood of expansion to full time, funding permitted.

The research will involve a substantial array of computer science skills applied to questions of social science interest. The application does not necessarily need to have social science training, but should be interested in how contemporary technologies can address new and novel research questions.

This part-time post (50%FTE) is available immediately for 12 months in the first instance, with the possibility of renewal thereafter funding permitting. Some flexibility over the number of hours worked per week may be possible.

Download: Application Pack for Part-Time Research Assistant

The closing date for applications is 12:00 GMT on Thursday 27 January 2011. Interviews are currently planned for Monday 7 February 2011.

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