The Information School at the University of Sheffield has an exciting opportunity for an ambitious and enthusiastic Research Associate to join Dr Jonathan Foster and the dedicated team working on the EPSRC funded project, The Accountability and Ethics in a Digital Ecosystem project. The overall aim of the project will be to inquire into the challenges of accountability and ethics that arise with the emergence of digital ecosystems. The project aims to identify and define the accountability and ethical challenges that currently exist within digital ecosystems and the challenges that may emerge in the future as digital technologies evolve as well as many other aspects.
This is a fantastic opportunity for you to play a key role using your skills to contribute to maintaining the School’s international reputation for high-quality research via your work on the Accountability and Ethics in a Digital Ecosystem project. You will use your knowledge and experience to add to presentations of outputs and findings from the project to internal and external stakeholders, prepare written documents and reports and research papers.
We are seeking candidates with a PhD or equivalent experience in Information Management, Information Science or a related discipline.
You will have knowledge or an interest in the research area and experience conducting qualitative interviews along with quantitative data analysis.
Communication skills will be of a high quality as will your interpersonal skills and ability to work effectively across the team and with other stakeholders.
If you feel you fit the above criteria and have the ability to assess and organise resources, plan and progress work activities then we would like to hear from you!
Call for Events is now open! We're supporting Members and Expert Fellows to lead activities that explore aspects of TIPS in the Digital Economy. We will help to organise the activity with up to £5,000 to cover the associated costs.