30/06/2020

Programmer. Social media analytics and hate speech

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  • ORGANISATION/COMPANY
    Universitat de Barcelona
  • RESEARCH FIELD
    Computer science
  • RESEARCHER PROFILE
    First Stage Researcher (R1)
  • APPLICATION DEADLINE
    10/07/2020 00:00 - Europe/Athens
  • LOCATION
    Spain › Barcelona
  • TYPE OF CONTRACT
    Temporary
  • JOB STATUS
    Part-time
  • HOURS PER WEEK
    20
  • OFFER STARTING DATE
    17/08/2020
  • REFERENCE NUMBER
    Rights, Equality and Citizenship Work Programme (REC-RRAC-HATE-AG-2017). European Commission

 

One Pre-Doctoral Position to a highly motivated researcher who has willingness to be involved in Hate speech on social media anlysis (data mining and NLP) within the European Project “ALRECO. Discurso de Odio, Racismo y Xenofobia.

Mecanismos de ALerta y Respuesta COordinada”.

The project has the aim to improve the capacities of the State authorities to identify, analyze, monitor and evaluate online hate speech, in order to design shared strategies in facing racist, xenophobic, islamophobic or anti-Semitism motivated speech. One of the main activities is to generate a computer tool for the systematic collection and analysis of hate speech. We are looking to someone to collaborate on developing and testing of the tool.

The position is a 2 months contract with the University of Barcelona – Fundació Bosch i Gimpera with the possibility of renewal for 4 more months.

Gross Salary: 900,00 € per month. Part time contract (negotiable).

Those interested should send CV and motivation letter to CREA: crea@ub.edu

Recruitment process includes an interview.

 

Acronym

ALRECO

FBG project number

 

Project title

‘Discurso de odio, racismo y xenofobia: mecanismos de

alerta y respuesta coordinada (AL-RE-CO) — AL-RE-CO’

IP

Lena de Botton

Department

Sociology

 

Gross salary per year

11.000,00€

 

Required documents

Application letter, Curriculum vitae, etc.

Send your application to:

email

crea@ub.edu

Name

Lena de Botton

email subject

ALRECO - Application

 

Selection process

Those interested should send a CV, academic record and amotivation letter to the indicated e-mail (crea@ub.edu). The selection process includes an interview.

Additional comments

Priority will be given to people with disabilities (Law 89/2015 of June 2, reserve of quota 2% in favour of people with disabilities in companies of 50 or more people).

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Offer Requirements

  • REQUIRED EDUCATION LEVEL
    Computer science: Bachelor Degree or equivalent
  • REQUIRED LANGUAGES
    SPANISH: Good
    ENGLISH: Good

Skills/Qualifications

It will be valuable to have experience in social media analytics and data mining, programming skills in Phyton or similar languages. Also NLP tools and/or experience in the development and integration of software tools and UNIX environments.

Skills and/or qualifications in Sociology or other social sciences will be valued.

 

Specific Requirements

A motivation letter is required.

Work location(s)
1 position(s) available at
Universitat de Barcelona
Spain
Barcelona
Barcelona
08035
Pg. Vall d’Hebrón, 171

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EURAXESS offer ID: 537558

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