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Message posted on 12/09/2022

PHD POSITION on Automating Welfare

Dear Colleagues, The Institute of Technology Assessment (ITA) of the Austrian Academy of Sciences (OeAW) is offering a PHD STUDENT POSITION (FMD) in Vienna, 20 hours per week for a duration of 3 years, starting November 2022, with the option to get prolonged The position is part of the research project Automating Welfare: Algorithmic Infrastructures for Human Flourishing in Europe (2022-2025), which is funded by the CHANSE framework "Transformations: Social and cultural dynamics in the digital age". The project approaches automated welfare from the perspective of the people implicated in the processes of automated decision-making (ADM)the infrastructural engineers and designers of ADM systems, the caseworkers, and the citizens whose data feed the systems and who are targeted in processes of enhancing welfare through automation. It addresses digital transformations of work by focusing on development, data work, and human-machine collaboration in ADM processes, as well as the role of technological and social dynamics in enhancing or hindering advances in automating welfare for the benefit of the people. Please forward and apply if you have Portuguese (and English) language skills to complement our team! Full job advert here: Best regards, Doris Allhutter


Dr. Doris Allhutter

Institute of Technology Assessment Austrian Academy of Sciences Vienna, Austria Twitter/allhutter


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