[Air-L] Job vacancy: Professorship (W2) for Communication and Media Studies with a Focus on Media Change

ZeMKI news at zemki.de
Fri Mar 31 04:11:24 PDT 2023

Job vacancy: Professorship (W2) for Communication and Media Studies with a Focus on Media Change
The University of Bremen, Faculty 9 Cultural Studies, is seeking to appoint a Professor of Communication and Media Studies.

Professorship (f/m/d)
Appointment Gr. W2 (tenured civil servant)
for the area Communication and Media Studies with a Focus on Media Change
(Reference number: P889/23)

The candidate (f/m/d) is expected to represent the area of media change through excellent approaches to research and teaching. A record of research on current and historical changes in communication, their underlying (digital) media and the (hybrid) media system as context is expected.

We are looking for a personality who strengthens the existing research profile of the University of Bremen and of the ZeMKI (Centre for Media, Communication and Information Research) on questions related to transformations in media and communications reflecting processes of automation, digitalization, mediatization and communicative artificial intelligence with a long-term perspective The ideal candidate will bring new ideas and perspectives and is open to the discussion on currently pressing fields such as sustainability and the concept of the "good life". The acquisition of third-party funds, participation in collaborative research, and in structured doctoral training for the ZeMKI are fundamental requirements.

In German- and English-language teaching in communication and media studies, the professorship is responsible for modules on media change and media systems. It develops innovative teaching concepts and participates in the ongoing development of the study programs.

The following qualifications are expected for the professorship:

Completed university studies and appropriate qualifications (doctorate and habilitation or habilitation-equivalent achievements) in communications and media or related disciplines,
Teaching experience in communications and media, especially with regard to media change (bachelor's and/or master's level),
Willingness to teach in English,
Experience in applying for external funding,
Willingness to participate in advanced training in higher education didactics.
Also desirable:

Experience in interdisciplinary, internationally oriented, collaborative research,
International research experience,
Experience in considering gender-focused approached to research and teaching,
Proven continuing education/qualification in higher education didactics.
Non-German-speaking applicants are expected to participate in German-language teaching after 2-3 years. The appointment is based on § 18 BremHG and § 116 BremBG. For further information, please contact the spokesperson of the Center for Media, Communication and Information Research (ZeMKI), Prof. Dr. Andreas Hepp (Andreas.Hepp at uni-bremen.de <>).

The University of Bremen strives to increase the proportion of women in science. Among other things, it has received several awards in DFG programs on gender equality. Applications from female and male scientists with a migration background as well as international applications are expressly welcomed. Severely disabled applicants are given priority if they have essentially the same professional and personal qualifications. The university offers a wide range of services to support newly appointed staff, such as a Welcome Center, opportunities for childcare and dual careers, and offers for personal development and continuing education.

Please send your application with the usual documents (curriculum vitae, publication and teaching record, research concepts, teaching concepts, and certificates), quoting the above reference number, by April 30th, 2023 to

The Dean of Faculty 9 - Cultural Studies
Prof. Dr. Dagmar Borchers
University of Bremen
P.O. Box 330 440
28334 Bremen
www.uni-bremen.de <http://www.uni-bremen.de/>
or electronically to the Dean Prof. Dr. Dagmar Borchers (bewerbungenfb9 at uni-bremen.de).

For more information on appointment procedures at the University of Bremen, please visit:

www.uni-bremen.de/en/university/academic-career/appointment-process <https://www.uni-bremen.de/en/university/academic-career/appointment-process>
Download the job ad here <https://www.uni-bremen.de/fileadmin/user_upload/fachbereiche/fb9/zemki/docs/Jobs/P889-23engl.pdf>.

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