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’.
– 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.