We’re Hiring! Work with us as a Researcher

We are seeking to appoint a Researcher to work with us at the Fairwork Foundation. This position provides an exciting opportunity to work with our team to co-develop standards of fair work and apply them to digital platforms.

Applicants will have a relevant postgraduate degree in sociology, geography, anthropology, economics, development studies, or related fields. Excellent writing, presentation abilities, and analytical skills are also required. Applicants should be highly organised and able to effectively manage multiple ongoing tasks.

As the successful candidate, you will be based at Fairwork Foundation within the Oxford Internet Institute, and collaborate with Professor Mark Graham and Dr Jamie Woodcock in order to (1) co-develop thresholds and principles of fair work that apply to the platform economy; (2) design strategies and carry out research to evaluate platforms against those thresholds; (3) collaborate in the preparation of publications and research outputs to disseminate the evaluations of platforms against principles of fair work.

Based in the heart of Oxford, this post is available immediately and is fixed-term for 6 months in the first instance, with the possibility of renewal thereafter.

To apply for this role and for further details please click on the link below.
https://www.recruit.ox.ac.uk/pls/hrisliverecruit/erq_jobspec_details_form.jobspec?p_id=138908

Grade 7: £32,236 – £39,609 p.a.

Only online applications received before 12.00 midday on 8 February 2019 will be considered. Interviews for those shortlisted will take place on 20/21 February 2019.

Mark Graham

Mark Graham is the Professor of Internet Geography at the OII, a Faculty Fellow at the Alan Turing Institute, a Research Fellow at Green Templeton College, and an Associate in the University of Oxford’s School of Geography and the Environment. He leads a range of research projects spanning topics between digital labour, the gig economy, internet geographies, and ICTs and development.