Research Assistant at MediaFutures

There is a vacancy for a 30% Research Assistant position at MediaFutures: Research Centre for Responsible Media Technology & Innovation, the Department of Information Science and Media Studies, University of Bergen. The position is a fixed-term period of up to 2 years.

Research assistant is a recruitment position where the main task is to be a supporting entity to the academic staff in their instructional and research endeavors. The position will provide the opportunity to gain insight into scientific work and methodology. Total employment cannot exceed two years.

About the work tasks

The Research Assistant will support the Centre Director in scientific, technical and admin tasks and reports to the Centre Director. Work tasks include:

  • Contribute to research and innovation projects and proposals where the director of MediaFutures is involved
  • Other admin and support tasks on demand.

Qualifications and personal qualities

  • The applicant should as a minimum be a bachelor’s student in media and interaction design, information science, computer science or relevant disciplines.
  • The position requires decent ICT competences.
  • Proficiency in both written and oral English and Norwegian
  • Structured and solution-oriented team player who thrives in a work environment with expectations of high levels of performance.
  • Knowledge of the centre’s activities, media and/or technology industry is a benefit.

We can offer:

  • A good and professionally challenging working environment
  • A 30% position
  • Salary at pay grade 383 200 – 478 300 (ltr. 35 – 51) upon appointment (Code 17.515/1019-1020) on the government salary scale. Pay grade depends on highest completed degree.
  • Enrolment in the Norwegian Public Service Pension Fund
  • Training and good welfare benefits
  • Primary workplace is Media City Bergen

Read more and apply at Jobbnorge.no

You can find previously announced positions here:

PhD positions (expired)

WP1: PhD position in Media Studies

WP2: PhD position in User Modelling, Personalisation & Engagement

WP2: PhD position in User Modelling, Personalisation & Engagement

WP2: PhD position in Computational Social Science

WP3: PhD position in computational media forensics

WP4: PhD position in Computer Science/HCI

WP4: PhD position in Computer Science/HCI

WP5: PhD Research Fellowship in Natural Language Processing

Postdoctoral positions (expired):

WP1: Postdoctoral Research Fellow position in media use research

WP2: Postdoctoral Research Fellow position in User Modelling, Personalisation & Engagement

WP2: Postdoctoral Research Fellow position in Recommender Systems at MediaFutures

WP3: Postdoctoral Research Fellow position in in Computational Media Content Analysis

WP5: Postdoctoral Research Fellow position in Natural Language Processing

Research Assistants (expired)

Research Assistant at MediaFutures

WP6: Research Assistant at MediaFutures: Research Centre for Responsible Media Technology & Innovation

Research Assistant with good ICT competences and knowledge of at least one programming language

Administrative positions (expired):

Communications Officer at MediaFutures (50% position)

WP6: Project Administrator (Advisor) At MediaFutures