Research Assistant (Social Media Analysis Methods)
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Specialist and Supporting Academic grade 5 from £26396 to £31411 per annum. Subject to annual pay award.
Research Assistant in Social Media Analysis Methods
Fixed term for 8 months - full time
We are looking for an enthusiastic Research Assistant with strong interests in social media research, data science, and ethical information management, with a background in (computational) social science or related fields within information science. This role is based at the School of Business and Economics (SBE), Loughborough University campus, although much of the work can and will happen virtually. The postholder will work on an exciting and timely research project: SCERN – Smart Citizens Enabling Resilient Neighbourhoods, and besides working with the team at Loughborough, will also virtually collaborate with other key project partners who are based in Canada (Ontario) and Switzerland (Zurich).
Loughborough University is renowned for the relevance of its research. Research undertaken at Loughborough helps business and industry to compete more effectively, shape public policy and ultimately improve the quality of people's lives. Loughborough has a research community made up of more than 2,200 staff and students and is well known for having a wide range of research partnerships with multi-national businesses and has long-standing collaborative links with many public and private sector organisations. In the 2021 Research Excellence Framework (REF) 86% of the Business and Management research was rated as world-leading or internationally excellent.
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Informal enquiries should be sent to Dr Martin Sykora, Senior Lecturer in Information Management at [email protected]
The closing date for applications is 1 February 2023
Interviews will take place week commencing 13 February 2023