ETHOS Lab Assistant

Open student position (15 hours/week) from 1. February -31 December 2020
Apply here – deadline 10 Jan 12:00 CET

Description for Lab Assistant to ETHOS lab at IT University

ETHOS Lab is looking to hire a Lab Assistant for 15 hours a week to assist the daily management.  The part-time student position primarily consists of assisting the Lab Manager in various tasks, cover opening hours in the lab to assist digital and ethnographic method inquiries, supporting the lab community and students as well as doing administrative tasks of updating statistics, website and SoMe platforms.

ETHOS Lab is a methods lab at ITU that serves both the research and student communities in experimenting with mixed methods in shifting themes revolving around data. We have established a learning environment that welcomes diverse sets of interests and methods, we regularly run public events and engage industry in our activities and run a lively Junior Researcher programme.  

Your primary tasks will be:

  • Planning and coordinating teaching and research events and activities

Supporting the ETHOS Lab community by enrolling students, volunteers and Junior Researchers in activities and assisting with teaching and consulting on ethnographic and digital methods.

  • Helping with outreach through website, newsletter and social media channels
  • Harvesting and scraping data with open digital methods tools and visualizing with Gephi software   
  • Documentation of lab work processes and procedures in order to ensure accountability
  • Documentation and collection of Lab achievements over the last 5 years in celebration of our 5th anniversary

We expect that you take an active interest and have experience with both ethnographic and digital methods. It is necessary that you are structured, engaged and willing to take an active role in the ITU student community. Although not required, it will be an advantage if you have participated in Digital Methods Summer or Winter School in Amsterdam, or similar. Students with a bachelor in Global Business Informatics (ITU) or Techno-Anthropology (Aalborg) are especially welcome to apply. 

Please apply with a CV, academic transcript and a motivated cover letter pointing to the ways you would be equipped to fulfil the primary tasks listed.

Working at the IT University
ITU offers an exciting and challenging job in an international environment with skilled employees and good colleagues. We have an open and informal working environment and a varied everyday life.

Working time is 15 hours per week.

Appointment and salary will be in accordance with the Ministry of Finance’s agreement with the Danish Confederation of Professional Associations (AC).

We wish to fill this position preferably February 1, 2020 (or soon hereafter) until December 31, 2020.

For more information
Questions about the position can be directed to Lab Manager Marie Blønd (, IT University of Copenhagen.

Application procedure
You can only apply for this position through our e-recruitment system. Apply by pushing the button “Apply for position” in the job announcement on our website:

Application deadline: 10 January 2019, at 12:00 CET. Interviews will be held in weeks 4.

Applications/enclosures received at ITU after the application deadline will not be taken into consideration. If you submit an application, it is your responsibility to ensure that it arrives before the deadline so please allow sufficient time for upload of your documents.

The IT University invites all qualified applicants regardless of age, gender, religious affiliation or ethnic background to apply for the position.