[csaa-forum] JOB: 2-year, Full-time, Level B Postdoctoral Research Fellowship at Internet Studies, Curtin University

Crystal Abidin crystalabidin at gmail.com
Wed Jan 22 13:26:02 ACST 2020

Hi folks,

Internet Studies at Curtin University (Perth, Western Australia) is hiring
a 2-year, full-time, level B Postdoctoral Research Fellow to work on an
Australian Research Council (ARC) funded project looking at Social Media
Influencers as Conduits of Knowledge in East Asia and Australia. The
candidate will be working closely with Dr Crystal Abidin and based in the
School of Media, Creative Arts and Social Inquiry (MCASI), which explores
new technologies and values the creative industries and social sciences.
The School aims to encourage creative and critical reflection while
engaging with relevant industries.

You will bring to the role:

   - A PhD, preferably in Humanities or Social Sciences.
   - Demonstrated experience in conducting traditional or digital
   ethnographic fieldwork – highly desirable.
   - Competence in an East Asian language, preferably Chinese, Japanese or
   Korean – essential.
   - A record of high-quality, peer-reviewed research publication,
   preferably demonstrating expertise in social media studies.
   - Demonstrated high level communication and interpersonal skills with
   the ability to interact with students and staff with cross-cultural
   - Demonstrated commitment to applying policies, procedures and
   legislation, as well as maintaining data security and confidentiality.
   - Demonstrated project management skills with the ability to manage and
   implement project plans to achieve desired outcomes within required

Deadline for applications is 03 February 2020.

More information + Apply via the link here:

Thank you for sharing this across your networks.
Dr Crystal Abidin, PhD
Senior Research Fellow & ARC DECRA Fellow, Internet Studies, Curtin
Affiliate Researcher, MMTC, Jönköping University
Forbes 30 Under 30 Asia / Pacific Standard Magazine 30 Top Thinkers Under 30

Instagram: Visual Social Media Cultures (2020)
Microcelebrity Around the Globe: Approaches to Cultures of Internet Fame
(2018) <https://wishcrys.com/microcelebrity-around-the-globe-emerald/>
Internet Celebrity: Understanding Fame Online (2018)

Recent publications:
"Si Geena" (Brat): Un-Social Digital Juveniles' Episodic Resistance in
Singapore (2019)
Minahs and Minority Celebrity: Parody YouTube Influencers and Minority
Politics in Singapore (2019)
Navigating Interdisciplinarity as a Precarious Early Career Researcher
Tacit Labours of Digital Social Research as an Early Career Researcher
(2019) <https://jdsr.se/ojs/index.php/jdsr/article/view/10>

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