Job Opening: Summer 2022 GSR, Technology and Work Program

Step 2 ($22.72 per hour)
May 16 – Aug 16
Percent time: 100%
Supervisor: Annette Bernhardt

The UC Berkeley Labor Center is searching for a graduate student researcher for our project on new technologies and their effects on workers and the workplace. The position will involve tracking and analyzing the rapidly evolving field of technology regulation in the US and abroad, with a specific focus on worker rights.

The position requires excellent policy research and analysis skills, and familiarity with key debates around technology regulation, especially data privacy and AI. This position is an excellent opportunity to work with leading researchers on a project that is deeply engaged in the technology and work debates.

Job qualifications:

  • Graduate student in sociology, information and communication, public policy, law, geography, city & regional planning, economics, or other relevant departments
  • Excellent policy research and writing skills
  • Background in current technology regulation debates
  • Ability to take initiative and work independently
  • Background in emerging workplace technologies is useful but not required

This position will be 40 hours per week. Please send a cover letter, resume, and two writing samples to Reem Suleiman, rsuleiman@berkeley.edu. Deadline for applications is April 8th.