Postdoctoral Research Fellow
University Of Oxford
Postdoctoral Research Fellow
Reuters Institute for the Study of Journalism (RISJ), 13 Norham Gardens, Oxford, OX2 6PS
Applications are welcomed for a Postdoctoral Research Fellow to join the Reuters Institute for the Study of Journalism (RISJ). This is an exceptional opportunity to join an ongoing research project aimed at advancing our understanding of trust in news in order to identify actionable, evidence-based recommendations.
As a Postdoctoral Research Fellow, you will have strong methodological skills as well as knowledge of and expertise in India’s political and media environment to take responsibility for and deliver on distinct parts of this larger project focused on examining trust in news in different political information contexts around the world. You will work with colleagues on developing appropriate methodological approaches to various aspects of the project. You will contribute relevant insight to the news industry and the journalistic profession as well as rigorous academic analysis of substantially important questions concerning trust in news and their implications globally. The position is an exceptional chance to be part of one of the largest international studies of trust in news in the world.
The position is fixed-term until 31 August 2023, starting from the beginning of Summer 2022, or as soon as possible thereafter.
You will hold a relevant PhD/DPhil (or be close to completion) in a substantive area of political or other social science including journalism/media studies, communication, sociology, or data science. You will have knowledge of and expertise in the Indian media and political environment. You will have experience of working with relevant quantitative methods, and extensive training in survey research and quantitative analysis using statistical software (e.g. SPSS, Stata, or R) and experience of working with relevant qualitative methods, and extensive training in qualitative interviewing and analysis. You will have a record of relevant research and writing achievement at an international level, including peer-reviewed publications.
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Applications for this vacancy are to be made online. You will be required to upload a CV and supporting statement and details of three referees as part of your online application. Only applications received before midday (UK time) on Monday 28 March 2022 can be considered. Please quote reference 156188 on all correspondence.
Interviews are likely to be held w/c 19th April 2022.
The Reuters Institute is a global research centre and we want our team to reflect this. We are committed to equality and value diversity among our colleagues.
Contact Person : DPIR Human Resources Vacancy ID : 156188 Contact Phone : Closing Date & Time : 28-Mar-2022 12:00 Pay Scale : STANDARD GRADE 7 Contact Email : firstname.lastname@example.org Salary (£) : £33,309 – £40,927, with a discretionary range to £44,706 per annum, pro rata