PostDoc Position

The Charles University in Prague is looking for a PostDoc Researcher (100%, 2 years) in Digital Anthropology. Deadline of application: 22nd July 2024




We invite applications for a 2-year postdoctoral researcher position specializing in digital anthropology with a focus on generative AI (GenAI) at the Faculty of Humanities, Charles University in Prague, Czech Republic. This position offers the opportunity to join a young, dynamic, and interdisciplinary team within the AI Institutional Transformation Research Group.

Project Scope:

  • The successful candidate will conduct a project that investigates the social, cultural, and institutional dimensions of GenAI technologies.
  • The project should provide in-depth analysis and empirical evidence of how GenAI systems impact human experiences, social dynamics, and cultural practices across various domains.
  • Potential research areas may include, but are not limited to, the influence of GenAI on creativity, labor, education, communication, and social inequalities.
  • Ethical aspects of GenAI, such as fairness, transparency, and the equitable distribution of benefits and risks, may be integral to this research.

Candidate Profile:

  • We seek a candidate with a Ph.D. in social/cultural anthropology, ethnology, cultural studies, science and technology studies (STS), sociology or related fields.
  • The candidate should have a strong background in digital anthropology with experience in anthropological fieldwork, including online and offline ethnography.
  • Expertise in the study of AI, particularly GenAI, and its sociocultural implications is highly desirable.
  • A working knowledge of GenAI technology and its applications in various domains are expected. Previous teaching experience and excellent English skills are desired.

Benefits of the Position:

  • As a member of our team, the postdoc will gain professional development opportunities, including publishing and presenting in high-profile venues and being involved in teaching activities (one course per semester).
  • You will work in a collegial and supportive environment.
  • We are an equal opportunity employer and strongly encourage applications from underrepresented groups in academia.
  • We are committed to fostering a diverse and inclusive academic community.

Faculty: Faculty of Humanities

Department: Department of Social and Cultural Anthropology

Supervisor: Mgr. Martin Heřmanský, Ph.D.

E-mail: martin.hermansky[ at ]

Deadline date: July 22, 2024

Position available from: January 1, 2025

Submit applications with all other documents to Research Administration Office: veda[ at ] (CC: martin.hermansky[ at ] )


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