The Oxford Internet Institute is a leading centre for research into the impact of digital technologies on the health and well-being. Applications are invited from highly qualified individuals for the position of Postdoctoral Researcher to collaborate with Professor Andrew Przybylski (Associate Professor and Director of Research) on the longer-term global impact of emergent technology on the wellbeing of children and adolescents.
The position is suited to candidates who hold or are near completion, of a PhD/DPhil in a relevant field.
The position requires someone with the ability to identify and analyse relevant large-scale social, epidemiological, and technological datasets, review the literature, and publish results in collaboration with Professor Przybylski. The primary tasks will be to undertake quantitative research with specific emphasis on wrangling and analysing data to test foundational questions relating to the relationship between technology availability and adoption.
Excellent writing, presentation abilities, and analytical skills are required. A record of publications in international peer-reviewed journals and the proven ability to collaborate across disciplines and obtain research funding, both commensurate with the stage of the candidate's academic career is sought. An established track record producing transparent, replicable, and reproducible research is highly desirable.
The position is available immediately fixed-term until 30 September 2022, with possibility of renewal thereafter, subject to funding availability.
To apply for this role and for further details please click on the link below.
Only applications received before 12.00 midday on 25 October 2019 will be considered. Interviews for those shortlisted are currently planned to take place on 13 November 2019.