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Four positions are now open for post-doctoral researchers

Deadline 15 October 2019

The post-doctoral researchers will be part of a five-year research project on Bottom-up initiative and anti-corruption technologies: how citizens use ICTs to fight corruption. The research project is funded by the European Research Council, it started on July 2019 and will last until June 2024. The research team will include the Principal Investigator (Alice Mattoni), 1 PhD student, 4 Post-Docs and 7 Country Experts.


Each of the four post-doctoral researchers will tackle the research project focusing on specific countries, as detailed below for each of the four positions:



For further information on the research project, the main tasks of post-doctoral researchers and the application procedures visit the links listed above. You might also contact Professor Alice Mattoni (alice DOT mattoni AT for all matters that concern the scientific aspects of the four positions.

We are looking for candidates having an expertise on one or more of the following research topics: social movements, political participation; public policy; science and technologies; corruption studies; accountability; social practices. Candidates with a track record in political sciences, sociology, international relations; media studies, and internet studies are equally welcome to apply.

We also invite scholars with skills into qualitative methods and ethnographic studies to apply; familiarity with grounded theory and digital methods will be welcomed.

Proficiency in spoken and written English is a requirement. Considering that studies will be conducted in Algeria, Bangladesh, Brazil, Estonia, India, Ukraine, and Uruguay, language skills in any of the languages spoken in these countries will be also required.