The Research Committee (Special Account for Research Funds) of Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, in the framework of the project Harnessing Data and Technology for Journalism funded under European Commission HORIZON 2020, Marie Skłodowska-Curie, with Academic Head, Prof.
Andreas Veglis, School of Journalism and Mass Communication, invites candidates to submit applications for two (2) position (through the award of a work contract), for 18 months with a total anticipated remuneration euro (VAT and taxes included).
for the following :
The contracts can be extended until the end date of the project 30 / 04 / 2022 (in case of extension until its end) and within the approved limits of its budget.
One (1) person / Early Stage Researcher ESR3 / for 18 months / up to € €
1. Job Description
The Media Informatics Lab, School of Journalism and Mass Communication at Aristotle University of Thessaloniki (AUTH) is offering a research associate position to develop research on data journalism.
The researcher will develop best-practice for understanding data journalism, critical understanding of the integration of data science practices into newsroom structures, and an understanding of the contribution of data techniques to the socio-political role of journalism.
Applicants are asked to consider the impact of the introduction of data journalism in newsrooms, and the obstacles that must be overcome in order for data journalism to become mainstream journalism.