in Computer Science
We are looking for a postdoc researcher to co-lead research and development on blockchain-enabled Decentralized Autonomous Organizations (DAOs) for Collaborative Economy communities.
What is P2P Models?
is a research project to build decentralized, democratic & sustainable Collaborative Economy organizations. The project is 5 year long (2018-2022), EU-funded (ERC grant of based at the (Spain), with Principal Investigator and advisors from the .
The project follows a practical approach, aiming to maximize our social impact through both our socio-technical research and the building of free / open source software codesigned with communities.
Thus, this is an interdisciplinary research project integrated by computer scientists, social scientists, digital designers and communication specialists.
We hold a. You can see more info on, on the project approach in, and more on our research questions in.
As a posdoc you will :
Co-lead the building of free / open source software components to facilitate governance and economic models in a blockchain environment, with a focus on supporting collaboration and communities
Collaborate within a (social researchers, data scientists, designers, computer scientists) to build pilots and experiments with our case-study communities.
Currently these are the and the
Present your work in international conferences, and publish in leading research journals.
Maintain fluent communication with international academic groups, blockchain projects and the developer community to facilitate collaboration, interoperability, reuse, and adoption
What we offer
You may work remotely, with regular face to face meetings
We work with a goal oriented approach
We believe in a family life & work balance, placing life in the centre
visibilize your work internationally
publish in high impact journals (JCR Q1 & Q2)
teach at Universidad Complutense de Madrid, if interested
collaborate with our international network of leading researchers Harvard, MIT, CNRS)
Joining a team that
values diversity and nice interpersonal relationships
strives to have flat, inclusive and feminist processes
Training & Education
We provide funding for visiting fellowships, conferences, hackathons and training to improve professional skills
Salary annual salary), for 0-3 years of postdoctoral experience. For more experienced profiles, salary may surpass the mentioned range.
Offer RequirementsSkills / QualificationsMinimum requirements
PhD (completed or planning to be submitted in less than a year) in Computer Science, Telecommunications, Information Technology, Industrial Engineering or related fields
Strong interest in some of these areas : software architecture, decentralised / distributed / P2P technologies, Free / Open Source Software, Commons-Based Peer Production, algorithmic governance, science and technology studies, and / or Internet and politics
Fluency in English
Be based in Madrid (Spain) and / or available for face to face meetings once a week, when the current pandemic allows
Ability to work in multidisciplinary teams, autonomy, critical thinking