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
- vote’s secrecy
- freedom of vote
- 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 firstname.lastname@example.org