Call for position as research assistant in statistics

Call for position as research assistant in statistics

The Communication Networks & Social Change Research Group (CN&SC) is looking for applicants to fill a position as a research assistant. We are looking for highly motivated candidates in the field of statistics. Following is a summarized description of the position available:

Tasks:

  • Data analysis of a national online survey about the use of communication media among older people
  • Generational analysis of two waves of smartphone logs

Requirement:

  • Ph.D. student, master student, or final year degree student

Profile:

  • Background in statistics or in social sciences with high skills in statistics
  • Interest in academic research

Skills:

  • Statistical analyses: univariate, multivariate, others
  • R, R Studio, SPSS, other statistical software
  • Experience in management of big data

Language:

  • English
  • Catalan and Spanish desirable

The candidate will work on the research line of Ageing in the Network Society under the supervision of Mireia Fernández-Ardèvol and Andrea Rosales. The position is on a part-time basis (20 hours per week) for six months. The final working schedule is negotiable. Salary is dependent on the profile of the applicant.

The Communication Networks & Social Change Research Group (CN&SC) is part of the Internet Interdisciplinary Institute (IN3) of the Open University of Catalonia (UOC), located in the Mediterranean Technology Park in Castelldefels.

If you are interested, please send your CV (in .pdf or .doc) to cnsc (at) uoc.edu

 

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