PhD Research Assistant Position Available

Tuesday, June 15, 2021

PhD Research Assistantship 
 
Project: Understanding the Risks and Regulation of Workplace Surveillance in Canada’s Digital Economy  
 
Duration: September 1, 2021 – August 31, 2022 
 
Seeking a PhD Student for a 12-month period in support of a five-year SSHRC-funded project on workplace surveillance in Canada. The successful candidate will collaborate with the Primary Investigator on all aspects of the project, including but not limited to conducting a systematic interdisciplinary literature review into the topic of workplace surveillance in Canada and preparing manuscripts for publication. 
 
Qualifications:

  • Masters degree in Sociology or a closely related discipline by the start date of the position.  
  • An appreciation for social justice and sociological knowledge through a range of theoretical and methodological perspectives would be an asset.  
  • Candidates with research interests in surveillance, privacy, and/or socio-legal studies of digital technologies are preferred.  

The University of Waterloo regards equity and diversity as an integral part of academic excellence and is committed to accessibility for all employees. As such, we encourage applications from women, persons with disabilities, Indigenous peoples, and members of visible minorities. The successful candidate must have a valid Canadian Social Insurance Number to assume this position. Residency in Waterloo (or Canada) is not a requirement. Salary will reflect recommended salary and benefit rates set by the University of Waterloo. Questions and inquiries should be sent to adam.molnar@uwaterloo.ca
 
The deadline to apply is July 15th, 2021. Applicants should email a cover letter and CV to:   
 
Adam Molnar
Assistant Professor
Sociology and Legal Studies  
Waterloo Cybersecurity and Privacy Institute
adam.molnar@uwaterloo.ca 
 

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