PhD fellowship in “Social studies of predictive algorithms in public administration”

Deadline for application: 1 October 2021

The Danish School of Education (Copenhagen campus), Aarhus University, in collaboration with the foundations Villum Fonden and Velux Fonden, invites applications for a fully funded PhD fellowship. The PhD fellowship is part of the interdisciplinary research project “Algorithms, Data and Democracy”  and is focused on conducting an ethnographic study of one or more relevant public sectors (e.g. employment, taxes, social services, education). Research foci relevant to the position include but are not limited to:

How the development of predictive algorithms reconfigures the State’s knowledge of and relationship to citizen; How predictive algorithms reconfigure knowledge and decision-making practices in the public administration; The situated emergence and negotiation of data-ethics in relation to predictive algorithms

Read more about the position here and how to apply here.