[Air-L] 5 year PhD Student Position in Critical Media Studies/Critical Internet Studies

Christian Fuchs christian.fuchs at uti.at
Mon Nov 22 14:01:59 PST 2010

   Uppsala University hereby declares the following position to be open
   for application:
   PhD 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:

   [5]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 and gender balance.
   The majority of workers are men, therefore we encourage female
   applicants to apply for positions.

   Information about the employment, Professor for Media and Communication
   Studies: Christian Fuchs ([8]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
   och 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 [9]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
Uppsala University
Kyrkogårdsgatan 10
Box 513
751 20 Uppsala
[10]christian.fuchs at im.uu.se
Tel +46 (0) 18 471 1019
Editor of: tripleC - Cognition, Communication, Co-Operation | Open Access Journa
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   1. http://www.personalavd.uu.se/ledigaplatser/2775dorand_eng.html
   2. http://www.uppdok.uadm.uu.se/blanketter/BLfoant.pdf
   3. http://www.uppdok.uadm.uu.se/blanketter/BLfo-enginstr.pdf
   4. http://www.uu.se/en/node76
   5. http://www.doktorandhandboken.nu/
   6. http://info.uu.se/uadm/dokument.nsf/sidor/10CF35EB7132C99BC125721F004AA423?OpenDocument
   7. http://regler.uu.se/
   8. mailto:christian.fuchs at im.uu.se
   9. mailto:registrator at uu.se
  10. mailto:christian.fuchs at im.uu.se
  11. http://fuchs.uti.at/
  12. http://www.im.uu.se/
  13. http://www.triple-c.at/

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