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Humanist Archives: June 11, 2021, 5:45 a.m. Humanist 35.79 - PhD studentship in computational social science (Bergen)

				                  Humanist Discussion Group, Vol. 35, No. 79.
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        Date: 2021-06-11 04:24:17+00:00
        From: Christoph Trattner 
        Subject: PhD position in Computational Social Science at MediaFutures @ University of Bergen, Norway (Deadline: 5th July 2021)

PhD position in Computational Social Science at MediaFutures: Research
Center for Responsible Media Technology & Innovation @ University of
Bergen, Norway

Apply here:
https://www.jobbnorge.no/en/available-jobs/job/207661/phd-position-in-
computational-social-science-at-mediafutures

Application deadline:
15th August 2021

Position description:
There is a vacancy for a PhD position at MediaFutures: Research Centre for
Responsible Media Technology & Innovation at the Department for information
science and media studies, University of Bergen. The position is for 4
years and 25 % of the time is compulsory duties at the department.

MediaFutures is a new centre for research-based innovation at the
Department for information science and media studies, University of Bergen,
and will be located at Media City Bergen. The centre is a part of the
Norwegian Research Council’s Research-based Innovation scheme. MediaFutures
will in cooperation with industry partners from news media and media
technology research topics like media experiences, recommender technology,
content production and analysis, content interaction and availability, and
Norwegian language technology. The goal is to develop responsible
technological solutions to societal challenges like AI, fake news, echo
chambers and political polarization. The results will be new digital tools,
analysis methods and content types for the future of media. The center will
also perform research training within media technology and innovation. This
will create outputs such as new patents, prototypes, research articles and
software, as well and innovative start-up companies.

Read more about the center at www.mediafutures.no.


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Full Prof. Dr. DI Christoph Trattner BSc
Director - SFI MediaFutures: Research Centre for Responsible
Media Technology & Innovation
University of Bergen
Department of Information Science and Media Studies
Fosswinckelsgt. 6, 5007 Bergen, Norway
E-mail: christoph.trattner@uib.no
Tel: +47 453 96 180
Homepage: https://christophtrattner.com
Research Group: https://dars.uib.no


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