Dublin City University (DCU)
5 PhD Positions in Data Science, Video Coding, and Multimedia Content
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5 PhD Positions in Data Science, Video Coding, and Multimedia Content

JOLT is a Marie Sklodowska-Curie Actions (MSCA) European Training Network aimed at harnessing digital and data technologies for journalism

JOLT is recruiting 15 Early Stage Researchers (ESRs) to advance new theoretical insights, technical advancements, and best-practice guidelines for digital and data journalism.

Five of these positions are in the areas of data science, video coding, and multimedia content. These researchers will be hosted by:

In addition to completing a PhD, the researchers will receive specialised training to advance future careers in academia and industry, produce research publications under the guidance of their supervisors, undertake work experience in different environments, and establish an excellent network of contacts across the academic, industry, and non-profit sectors

The ESRs will be recruited for 36 months and be enrolled onto a PhD programme at one of the academic partner institutions.

Requirements and Application Details

Eligibility Requirements: All applicants should ensure and demonstrate compliance with the Marie Skłodowska-Curie rules: (1) Applicants may be of any nationality, but must not have resided in or carried out their main activity (work or study) in the host country for more than 12 of the 36 months prior to recruitment. This condition excludes short stays such as holidays. (2) Applicants must have less than four years research experience (full-time equivalent) and must not have obtained a PhD. Registration on taught programmes such as undergraduate degrees or taught Masters degrees do not count as research experience. (3) Applicants must be willing to travel for two secondments or work-placements (where each is approximately 4 weeks in duration).

Salary and Benefits: The Marie Skłodowska-Curie programme offers highly competitive and attractive salary and working conditions. These include a living allowance/salary (see individual advertisements for details), a mobility allowance (€7,200 gross per annum), and a family allowance if applicable (€6,000 gross per annum). Expenses such as registration fees and training are covered by the JOLT network. Researchers will be funded for three years.

Responsibilities of the PhD Researcher

  • To manage and carry out the research project within 36 months.
  • To write a PhD dissertation.
  • To participate in research and training activities within the JOLT network.
  • To publish articles and deliver presentations to the research community
  • To participate in public outreach and engagement.
  • To participate in JOLT meetings and the organisation of JOLT events.
  • To liaise with relevant research staff and students
  • To write progress reports and prepare results for publication.
  • To attend progress and management meetings as required.

How to Apply: Please complete the online application form and submit the following documents  compiled in the following order into a single PDF fileResearch Proposal outlining your understanding of the topic, proposed theoretical approach, methodology, field for empirical research, and potential significance/contribution to existing state of the art (max. 2000 words); Curriculum Vitae (including two referees’ contact details); Certificates/Transcripts of Degree and/or Master degree.

Candidate Interviews: Selected candidates will be invited for interview within one month. Interviews may be conducted in person or electronically.

  1. Storytelling Innovation
    The Irish Times, Ireland  
  2. Visualising Topic Threads in News Data
    Infomatics Institute, University of Amsterdam, Netherlands
  3. Adaptive Content Delivery
    BBC Research and Development, 
    British Broadcasting Corporation, United Kingdom
  4. Production of New Content Forms
    BBC Research and Development, 
    British Broadcasting Corporation, United Kingdom
  5. Mining Online Multimedia Data
    European Journalism Centre, Netherlands

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