Research Assistant on ‘Data Policies’

The Data Justice Lab is looking for a Research Assistant (3 months, part-time) to work on the project ‘Data Policies: Regulatory Approaches for Data-Driven Platforms in the UK and EU’.

Main responsibilities:
– Conduct a review of academic literature, policy papers and online resources on the implications of recent policy changes in the UK and EU for data processing by internet platforms
– Conduct a review of academic literature, policy papers and online resources regarding policy innovations for data collection, analysis and use
– Prepare research interviews with policymakers and other relevant stakeholders
– Help organise a project-related workshop

You should have a degree or other relevant experience in media studies, law, political science, or a related field; an understanding of, and interest in, the role of ‘big data’ in society, and its policy environment; relevant research skills; and be comfortable working with partners from a diverse background (academia, policy, technology, civil society).

Expected start date: 1st of January, 2018
Application deadline: 4 December 2017.

Apply by sending a CV and cover letter that explains your interest and relevant experience to HintzA@cardiff.ac.uk.

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