Post-Doc Research AssociateDepartment:
College of Law-0899Requisition Number:
F_220028Posting Open Date:
02/24/2022Application Review Date: (To ensure consideration, please submit all application materials before review date):
04/29/2022Open Until Filled:
YesDescription of Work:
The Nebraska Governance and Technology Center (NGTC) is an interdisciplinary team of faculty and researchers across the University of Nebraska, housed at the College of Law and engaging in research with the Colleges of Business, Engineering, and Journalism and Mass Communications. In 2021 NGTC launched a survey project to study Americans’ attitudes towards technology and its regulation. This 2 year post doc position will help the Center to continue to develop and implement this survey instrument, engage in substantive analysis of its results, and ultimately produce independent publications from those results. The ideal candidate will have a combination of subject matter expertise and substantive interest in survey-based research methodologies and technology policy topics. General information about the Law College is available at https://law.unl.edu/.The University of Nebraska-Lincoln seeks to attract and retain a high performing and diverse workforce in which employees’ differences are respected and valued to better meet the varying needs of the diverse populations we serve. The university fosters a diverse and inclusive work environment that promotes collaboration so that all individuals are able to participate and contribute to their full potential. Minimum Required Qualifications:
As an EO/AA employer, qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to race, color, ethnicity, national origin, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, disability, age, genetic information, veteran status, marital status, and/or political affiliation. See https://www.unl.edu/equity/notice-nondiscrimination.
- A recent (or expected soon) PhD or equivalent degree in political science, sociology, law, computer science, business, or other related field that enables them to engage in sophisticated survey-based research methodologies relating to technology policy. Completion of PhD is required prior to the start of work.
- Strong record of high-quality research.
- Ability to work collaboratively on multidisciplinary projects.
Criminal History Background Check Required:
- Expertise in technology policy and law.
- Experience in large scale survey data collection projects.
YesHow to Apply:
Click “Apply for this Job” and complete the Faculty/Academic Administrative information form. Attach the following documents:
- A letter of interest.
- Current vita.
- Names and contact information for three professional references.
For questions about the application process, please contact Elsbeth Magilton, JD Executive Director, SCTLP and NGTC, University of Nebraska College of Law, Lincoln, NE 68583-0902; or send an email to [email protected]
.For questions or accommodations related to this position contact:
Elsbeth MagiltonJob Category (old):
Faculty Non-Tenure LeadingJob Type:
Full-TimePosition funded by grant or other form of temporary funding?: