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Postdoctoral Scholars, 2 openings

4 Mar 2021 22:03 | iSchools News (Administrator)

University of California, Berkeley, School of Information 

Deadline: April 9, 2021

The Center for Long-Term Cybersecurity at the UC Berkeley iSchool has the following openings for Postdoctoral Scholar:

Systematic Approaches to Reducing Digital Harms: CLTC is searching for a Postdoctoral Scholar to assist in the development of an emerging research program focused on new ways to define, measure, and mitigate globally and culturally contextualized harms of digital products. The objective is to extend economic, cultural, and other conceptual understandings of how societies deal with physical waste streams (such as carbon) and other externalities, to the digital environment as a means of developing practical solutions that mitigate harms. The Postdoctoral Scholar will play a critical and active role in helping to shape this research agenda, and will assist in laying the research foundations for an interdisciplinary program. This is a full-time, one-year position with the option of a second year extension based on demonstrated performance. Anticipated start date is Summer 2021. Learn more about this position

Data Privacy: Public Policy and Practice: CLTC is searching for a Postdoctoral Scholar to assist in the development of an emerging research program focused on studying how firms, customers, citizens, and other relevant stakeholders have reacted to and been impacted by Europe’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), and California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) & California Privacy Rights Act (CPRA). The objective is to extend empirical understandings about reactions to and consequences of these laws. This includes assisting in the exploration of organizational structures; technical design and development practices; business practices; forms of stakeholder engagement; social norms and behaviors; and/or critically understanding the limits of these regulations and their relation to social inequalities. This work will help improve understanding about the promise and limitations of GDPR and CCPA/CPRA, and help create new tools, guidance, or recommendations for policymakers, organizations, and the public. This is a full-time, two-year position. Anticipated start date is Summer 2021. Learn more about this postion

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