[Air-L] Uppsala University: PhD Student Position in Critical Media/Communication Studies (5 years)
christian.fuchs at uti.at
Wed Nov 3 10:45:54 PDT 2010
Uppsala University hereby declares the following position to be open
PhD student position in Media and Communication Studies
at the Department of Informatics and Media as of January 1st, 2011.
The candidate is supposed to participate in the department's ongoing
research in the field of web 2.0/social media/social networking sites &
economic online surveillance/Internet prosumer labour. Therefore
applicants with a solid background in the combination of the following
areas are solicited to apply: critical media and communication studies,
Critical Theory, critical political economy, critical political economy
of media, ICTs and communication; Internet studies, surveillance and
privacy studies, critical advertising and consumer culture studies.
Qualifications: master's degree (candidates with any suited
disciplinary and interdisciplinary background are welcome to apply),
excellent command of written and spoken English.
The application should include
a) an application form including a copy of a degree certificate that
proves the applicant's eligibility for studies at the research level in
Media and Communication Studies;
b) a CV;
c) a copy of the master thesis (additional works related to the
advertised position's topic may also be included);
d) an outline of experience in and motivation for conducting research
in the advertised research field (minimum: 1000 words)
Education at the research level has a duration of five years, of which
the first year is financed with a scholarship (utbildningsbidrag) and
the four following years with employment as PhD candidate. PhD
candidates are expected to conduct their education at the research
level by working full time and by participating actively in the
activities of the department. Obligatory administrative and teaching
duties at the department may not exceed 20 % of full-time.
The application form and instructions in English are available from:
More information about PhD studies at Uppsala University and at the
Faculty of Social Sciences are available at:
http://www.doktorandhandboken.nu (click on the link "English")
Uppsala University cannot cover travel and accommodation costs for
short-listed candidates, who are invited for a job interview.
Uppsala University is striving to promote equality through gender
balance. The majority of employees are men, so we encourage female
applicants to apply for positions.
Information about the employment, Professor for Media and Communication
Studies: Christian Fuchs (christian.fuchs at im.uu.se): +46 18 471
1019; Head of the Department and Professor Mats Edenius: +46 18 471 11
76. Representatives from the Union are: Anders Grundström, Saco-rådet,
tel. +46 18-471 53 80, Carin Söderhäll, TCO/ST tel. +46 18-471 19 96
and Stefan Djurström, Seko, tel. +46 18-471 33 15.
The application should be sent, not later than November 26, 2010,
preferably by e-mail to registrator at uu.se, or by fax +46-184712000,
or by mail to Registrar's Office, Uppsala University, Box 256, SE-751
05 UPPSALA, Sweden. In any correspondence, please use the reference
number UFV-PA 2010/2775.
Prof. Christian Fuchs
Chair in Media and Communication Studies
Institutionen för informatik och media /
Department of Informatics and Media Studies
751 20 Uppsala
christian.fuchs at im.uu.se
Tel +46 (0) 18 471 1019
NetPolitics Blog: http://fuchs.uti.at/blog
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