Full / Associate Professorship of Media and Communication Studies
Published(22 days ago)
Deadline for applications(6 days left)
University of St.GallenSt.Gallen (Schweiz)
«A place where knowledge is created» - As one of Europe's leading universities of economics and business
administration, the University of St.Gallen (HSG), Switzerland, is committed to the education of
over 8500 students and is one of the largest employers in the region, providing around 3100 employees
with an attractive and innovative environment for research.
Full or Associate Professor of Media and
Communication Studies (full-time)
The University of St Gallen seeks to appoint a Professor of Media and Communication Studies within
the School of Humanities and Social Sciences (SHSS) from February 1, 2020. The successful candidate
will investigate the role of media in the interplay between state, economy and public sphere. Possible
research specialisms include theories of digital transformation, the analysis of communication networks,
forms of production and organization of social media, trans-medial convergence, and media aesthetics.
She or he will co-direct the "Media" concentration in the Contextual Studies program
(https://www.unisg.ch/en/studium/darumhsg/kontextstudium/kontextstudium), will be committed to interdisciplinary
research and teaching, and will cooperate with colleagues in the University's main disciplines.
The languages of instruction are German and English.
Applicants must have a PhD, first-rate publications, and outstanding university teaching experience. The
teaching requirement is 8 hours a week (approximately 2-3 courses) per semester. The University of St.
Gallen is an equal opportunity employer. We specifically encourage women to apply, as well as applicants
with backgrounds that are underrepresented among our current senior faculty.
To discuss the position informally, please contact Professor Yvette Sánchez, Head of the Search Committee:
Yvette.email@example.com / Tel.: +41 71 224 25 66.
Candidates should submit their applications electronically, including a letter, curriculum vitae, list of publications,
copies of degrees, and teaching evaluations to the Dean of the SHSS, Prof. Yvette Sánchez
(online via the website: https://www.unisg.ch/jobs). The deadline for applications is February 25, 2019.
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