Digital Policy Postdoctoral Researcher

Faculty of Law, Centre for Socio-Legal Studies, Manor Road, Manor Road Building, OX1 3UQ

The post holder will be a member of a research group in the Centre for Socio- Legal Studies with responsibility for carrying out research related to media and technology law and policy. They will be an integral part of the law in the digital world research cluster and the Programme in Comparative Media Law and Policy, reporting to Nicole Stremlau. The post holder will collaborate with colleagues both within the CSLS and external collaborators in Europe. This is an exciting opportunity for a postdoctoral researcher to engage in data collection, develop a publication record, participate in international networks and have opportunities to present at international meetings and conferences.

The successful candidate should hold or be close to completion of a relevant PhD/Dphil in the social sciences- this could be law, media, politics, public policy, or be close to completion; possess sufficient knowledge about contemporary debates around media, technology, AI policy to work within established research programmes and networks, particularly in Europe; excellent communication skills, including the ability to write for publication, present research proposals and results, and represent the research network at meetings; demonstrated ability to manage own academic research and associated activities, including experience of contributing to international academic events and networks on media law and policy; experience of actively collaborating in the development of research articles for publication and be a good team player with the ability to work across a range of issues and research projects.

This post is full time and fixed term until 28 February 2026.   The postholder will be based at the Centre for Socio-Legal Studies, Manor Road, Manor Road Building, OX1 3UQ.  The closing date for applications is February 5th, 2024.