An interdisciplinary team of researchers is seeking to recruit a PhD student to a research project on industrial modernity and Deep Transitions at the Institute of Social Studies, University of Tartu, Estonia, led by Laur Kanger. The PhD study (4 years) will focus on the identification of long-term trends in industrial modernity in a comparative-historical perspective, combining the text mining of digitalized newspapers with existing databases. The application deadline is 15 May.

Please do not hesitate to forward this to anyone who might be interested in taking up the challenge. General information can be found here: (navigate to “1-15 May and 1-15 June 2024” > “Faculty of Social Sciences” > “Media and Communication, Sociology” tab).

Detailed description of the PhD position can be found here.

Long story short: if you think that the deep sustainability turn necessitates rethinking some basic assumptions about technoscience and are interested in researching the topic via text mining, this opportunity will be of interest to you!