e-governance

CeDEM Asia 2018, Yokahoma (Japan): Keynote Speakers

Following eleven successful conferences in Austria and three inspiring conferences in Singapore, Hong Kong and South Korea, we are looking forward to continuing the forum in Asia for exchange of ideas, networking, and collaboration. We are very pleased to announce the following keynote speakers and would like to highlight their talks.

Keynotes:

Shanto Iyengar (Stanford University):

Intense Partisanship: Implications for Electoral Accountability

 

Francis Lee, Chinese University of Hong Kong:

Creating Polarization as a Political Strategy in an Authoritarian Context

Mario Voigt, Quadriga University of Applied Sciences Berlin:

Winning at all Cost: The Future of Democratic Elections

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Researchers: We are Hiring!

To strengthen our team at the Faculty of Business and Globalization/Department for E-Governance and Administration we are looking for a: Researcher (Full-time)

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Researcher (Full-time) 38.5 hours/week Advertisement No. SB17-0196

Your tasks

  • Working on research projects and academic studies
  • Developing and soliciting of research projects
  • Contributing to publications and academic articles
  • Independent teaching of courses, holding of exams and tutoring of students

Your profile

  • University degree (Master/PhD or Mag./Dr.) in law, economics, business or social sciences
  • A high degree of interest in research issues of technology and change in the economy, administration and society
  • Affinity for working with new collaborative and digital technologies
  • Excellent German and English language skills
  • Team skills and highly developed communication competences
  • Independent, flexible and proactive work approach
  • Flexibility and willingness to travel

Your perspective

  • Full-time position (38.5 hours/week – flexible working hours) for an initial limited term of two years and a minimum gross monthly salary of EUR 2,676.55 (W3/1 according to the Work and Remuneration Regulations) – we are willing to pay a higher salary according to qualifications and training.
  • An innovative and modern working environment at Campus Krems
  • A cooperative, international and interdisciplinary research and teaching team with a focus on digitalisation of the state, society and the economy
  • Excellent opportunities of continuing education with the University’s own programmes, comprehensive offer of health promotion and Campus Sport; the University’s own child care facility “Campus Kids”
  • Good transport links – Campus shuttle bus from the railway station

Persons with disabilities who meet the required qualification criteria are expressly invited to apply for this position and their applications will be given special consideration.

We look  forward to receiving your application (in German or English) by 7 January 2018.

For detailed information please see (in German) and submitting your application: http://www.donau-uni.ac.at/de/aktuell/jobs/index.php

 

Details about our department: https://www.donau-uni.ac.at/de/department/gpa/index.php

We’re hiring!

Our team wants you!uncle_sam_28pointing_finger29

For reinforcing our team at the Department for E-Governance and Administration at the Faculty of Business and Globalization, we are searching for a highly motivated researcher for a non-tenured position.

For a non-tenured faculty position, responsibilities include collaborating on informatics/social sciences projects in multidisciplinary teams, supervising students during their Master’s thesis, teaching courses, and participating in service activities as well as in the development and/or expansion of national and European research activities. Rank is open based on qualifications.

This is a full-time, 3-years, non-tenure track appointment (limited until September 30th, 2019) with possible extension depending on funding and performance. 

Required Qualifications for Non-Tenured Position:

  • Master’s and/or doctoral degree (Ph.D.) in Informatics (preferably Business-, or Legal informatics), Information Science or suitable combination of disciplines (Social Sciences and/or Legal Sciences within Informatics background).

Desired Qualifications for Non-Tenured Position:

  • Experienced in and active contributions to national and/or European/international research projects
  • Experienced in and active contributions to scientific publications and dissemination
  • Ability to teach and supervise students
  • High personal interest in the research areas E-Democracy, E-Government, E-Participation, Open Data, Data-driven administration/politics etc.
  • Hands-on programming skills (e.g., Java, C#, Python, JS)
  • Skills in qualitative and quantitative research methodologies
  • Expertise in data architectural design and analysis as well as in governance frameworks
  • Ability to work collaboratively within an interdisciplinary team that includes computer/social scientists, legal experts, faculty, and staff
  • Willingness to travel
  • Excellent English language proficiency (German language proficiency is beneficial but not mandatory)

Initial closing date for this position is October 2nd, 2016. Electronic applications are preferred. Applicants are asked to email/send the following items with the application code “1659_GOV“ to the human resources department under the following address: “Personalabteilung der Donau-Universität Krems”, Dr.-Karl-Dorrek-Straße 30, A-3500 Krems, Katharina Markl at katharina.markl@donau-uni.ac.at:

  • A letter of interest including the name of the position for which you are applying
  • Your qualifications and experience as it relates to the position
  • Teaching and research statement
  • Curriculum vitae including a list of publications

Please be prepared to provide letters of recommendation on request. The minimum monthly salary according to the university’ s remuneration system (W3/1) is EUR 2.642,05 gross for 38.5h/week. The actual salary may vary depending on the candidate’s experience and qualification.

The Danube University Krems is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will be considered without regard to race, color, sex, religion, national origin, disability, or any other basis protected by law.

JeDEM Issue Vol. 8 No. 1 (2016) out now!

Welcojedem logome to a summer issue that presents the most recent “ongoing submissions” to the Journal of E-Democracy and Open Government. The authors have not submitted to a particular call for papers, but have responded to the journal’s open invitation to submit a paper to JeDEM’s main topics. The papers in this issue analyse current strengths and weaknesses in Open Data, Public Sector Information (PSI) and E-Government, present results, suggest methodologies as well as ideas for yet more research and work in these areas.

Read the whole issue of JeDEM free of charge here: Vol 8, No 1 (2016)

Research Papers and Project Descriptions in this issue:

  • Open Government Data and the Role of Data Infomediaries
  • Sustainable Business Models for Public Sector Open Data Providers
  • E-Government Development and Cluster Analysis
  • The Delay of Implementation of the European Union Public Sector Information Directive in Sweden
  • Success Factors of E-Government Policy Implementation in Pakistan

 

 

Invitation for Blind Applications

We aim at enlarging our team with highly-motivated new full time researcher colleagues with a focus on social sciences, political science, communication science or computer/information science, presumably for a non-tenured position of 3 years (pre-doc or post-doc).

We at the Department for E-Governance and Administration are a vibrant interdisciplinary research team, always looking for dedicated new colleagues. During the last years our team grew steadily. We cover diverse topics such as law, social sciences, technology, psychology and statistics. As a national and international renowned research partner we deliver solutions in the domains of eGovernment, eParticipation, policy development and ICT for public administrations.

In the mid term we are looking for

  • one technically oriented position, ideally with a CS background, and
  • one position with a focus on science, society and/or communication in public administration.

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