Location: Lancaster University
Salary: £28,756 to £33,309
Hours: Full time
Contract Length: The role remains contingent on external funding which, at this time is due to come to an end on 31 July 2022.
Closing date: 04 December 2021
Lancaster University invite applications for a Research Associate to work with them on a project titled ‘Computational Social Science—Social Data Bias’.
The current project will take a multi-stage approach and the post-holder will be involved in each research stage. The post-holder will be primarily responsible for conducting a scoping review of the current literature on social bias within CSS, writing the results of this review as a theoretical research paper, and liaising with the stakeholder throughout this process. The post-holder will also be involved with the organization and running of two workshops that seek to gain a deep understanding from practitioners and academic leaders in the field of the concerns and possible solutions to the issue of social bias in CSS. For all research stages, the post-holder will support the team in the writing and dissemination of findings to the stakeholder.