Junior researcher Department LTMS (0.4 FTE)
The Department of Law, Technology, Markets and Society (LTMS), home of TILT and TILEC has a vacancy for a short-term, part-time junior researcher (0.4 fte, 6 months). We are looking for someone with the interest and ability to do interdisciplinary research in the fields of humanitarian law and data science.
- Warandelaan, Tilburg, Noord-Brabant
- Tijdelijk contract / Tijdelijke opdracht
- Uren per week:
- 24 - 24 uur
The selected candidate will work alongside Dr. Aaron Martin to contribute to research on ‘Regulation, Ethics and Accountability in Data Partnerships for Humanitarian Aid’. This project is part of Dr. Linnet Taylor’s Global Data Justice project.
The selected applicant will conduct desk research and literature reviews on the intersection of humanitarian law and data with a particular focus on ethics, regulation and accountability in humanitarian agencies’ use of data technologies, including through partnerships with the private sector. In addition, we expect the researcher to support the drafting of briefs and to assist with the organization and convening of international expert meetings.
- Speaks fluent English
- Has a master’s degree in a relevant subject (or is currently enrolled in a relevant course of study at graduate level)
- Has demonstrable research experience, preferably with relevant publications
- Ideally has demonstrable ability and interest in the translation and communication of research findings to policy communities
- Has experience with organizing academic events
The appointment will be for a fixed period of 6 months. Depending on the candidate’s experience and qualifications, the starting gross salary will vary between €2,709 and €4,274 (full time) based on scale 10 of the Collective Labor Agreement (CAO) Dutch Universities.
Tilburg University is rated among the top of Dutch employers, offering very good fringe benefits, such as the possibility to determine your benefits individually through a labor choice model and reimbursement of moving expenses. Candidates from outside the Netherlands may be eligible for a tax-free allowance equal to 30% of their taxable salary.
More information about the vacancy can be obtained from Dr. Aaron Martin (email@example.com).