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EASP – European Association of Social Psychology

2 Post-Doc Positions available

29.06.2020, by Tina Keil

University of Crete, Rethimno, Greece
Applications deadline: July, 15th 2020

Logo: University of Crete
Logo: University of Crete

Applications are invited for two Post-doctoral Researchers at the University of Crete, in Rethimno, Greece. The researchers will work on a project called “(Mis)representing social inequalities: diversity, identities and politics in a comparative context”, funded by the Hellenic Foundation for Research and Innovation (H.F.R.I.), and collaborate closely with the Principal Investigator, Dr. Tilemachos Iatridis.

For each position duration is 18 months, with an allowance of €30.600 (gross).

Post-doc A will carry out experimental research on the social meanings of diversity, and assist in statistical analyses of Twitter data. The successful candidate is expected to work closely with the PI in designing and preparing experimental studies; set up experimental research sites, collect and analyze experimental data; and conduct statistical analyses on data from Twitter.

Post-doc B will undertake the qualitative analysis of political discourse, regarding the social meanings and uses of 'diversity', and conduct qualitative analysis on Twitter data. The successful candidate is expected to collect and analyze data from the Greek and Cypriot parliamentary archives, and conduct qualitative analysis on data from Twitter in collaboration with other members of the team.

Both post-doctoral researchers are expected to co-author academic articles, actively assist in the dissemination of research findings, and assist with the management of the project to ensure that milestones are reached within agreed timeframes.

Required qualifications

The successful candidate for Post-doc A should hold a PhD in social psychology; be proficient in experimental methods including priming methods and implicit measures; have excellent skills in statistical analysis; and present publications in academic journals. Prior quantitative analysis of data from social media is desired but not required.

The successful candidate for Post-doc B should hold a PhD in social psychology, political science, or other related subject; be proficient in qualitative research methods, including expertise in analysing political discourse and proficiency in using qualitative research software; and present publications in academic journals. Prior qualitative analysis of data from Twitter or other social media is desired but not required.

Both positions require excellent knowledge of Greek and English.

Applications

Informal inquiries may be sent to: iatridis@fks.uoc.gr
The expected starting date for both positions is October 2020.