E-Voting PhD position in Spain

And a final post for today. Jordi Barrat gave me note about a job offering for a PhD position on E-Voting. He is constitutional law professor at the University of Alicante. You don’t need to be proficient in Spanish although it would definitely help a lot 😉

Read more here:

Framework: The position is funded by the Spanish government within the
following research project: SEJ2007-64886 (Citizens, new technologies and decision process: the e-voting challenges).

The main goal of the project consist in assessing the challenges of e-voting systems with an approach based on social sciences, including law, political science and philosophy. Its members belong to different Spanish Universities: the University of Barcelona, the Complutense University of Madrid and the Rovira i Virgili University.

Topic: Electronic Voting. It includes, but it is not limited, the following topics:

  • certification procedures
  • digital divide
  • auditability
  • transparency
  • vote’s secrecy
  • freedom of vote
  • usability
  • technoscience
  • identification procedures
  • electoral authorities
  • political socialization
  • effects on turnout

Years: 2008 / 2011 (4 years)

Location: Depending on the scientific profile of the candidate.

He/She will work together with one of our current

members who belong to different Universities: Law (Alacant,

Complutense or Rovira i Virgili), Political Sciencie and Philosphy


Call for candidatures: expected January 2008.

People interested should send ASAP a cv and a short research outline to jordi.barrat@ua.es