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Tenured Professorship (W2) in the subject area Communication and Media Studies with the focus 'Media Society'
Published(120 days ago)
Deadline for applications(74 days ago)
University of BremenBremen
The University of Bremen invites applications for a university
professorship at the Centre for Media, Communication and
Information Research (ZeMKI) in Faculty 9, Cultural
Tenured Professorship (f/m/d)
- Salary group W2 - In the subject area Communication and Media Studies with the
focus 'Media Society'
Reference number: P902/19
Applicants should have a successful record in the field of
empirical communication and media research with a focus
on social communication and the impact of media on social
processes. Research should be carried out with a crossmedia
perspective in the following thematic areas: The
appropriation and use of digital media; cultural, social and
economic contexts of digital media; chances and risks of
digital traces. Applicants should be experienced in the use of
qualitative methods of digital communication research. The
successful candidate will be expected to participate in the
research cluster 'Media Change' in the Faculty of Cultural
Studies, the acquisition of third-party funding, as well as in
interdisciplinary research cooperation at the Centre for
Media, Communication and Information Research (ZeMKI)
and its research group 'Communicative Figurations' (with the
Leibniz Institute for Media Research | Hans Bredow Institute
and the University of Hamburg). The position holder will
teach Communication and Media Studies in courses offered
by the Faculty and, in addition to thematic courses on social
communication and the media influence of social processes,
be able to offer foundation courses in the field of communication
and media science and its methods. Duties will also
include participation in the development of a structured
The University of Bremen is committed to increasing the
share of women working in science and particularly
welcomes applications from female academics. Applications
from candidates with a migration background as well as
candidates from other countries are likewise very welcome.
Severely handicapped applicants with essentially the same
professional and personal suitability as other applicants will
be given priority.
The University offers a wide range of services to support
newly appointed professors, such as a Welcome Center,
childcare and dual career opportunities, as well as personal
development and continuing education.
In addition to the legal requirements for civil servants, a
professionally relevant and outstanding doctorate and other
relevant academic achievements of outstanding quality are
expected, such as a successful junior professorship or
habilitation-equivalent achievements. Suitable pedagogicaldidactical
aptitude, which should be documented by
experience in teaching, is prerequisite. Non-German-speaking
applicants will be expected to reach proficiency in the
German-language after a period of 2-3 years. The appointment
is based on Section 18 of the Bremen Higher Education
Act (Bremisches Hochschulgesetz) and Section 116 of the
Bremen Civil Service Act (Bremisches Beamtengesetz).
For further information, feel free to contact the leader of the
Centre for Media, Communication and Information Research
(ZeMKI), Prof. Dr. Andreas Hepp.
Please send your application, stating the reference number and
accompanied by the usual supporting documents (C.V., list of
publications, record of teaching and research activities, certificates),
to the address below or by e-mail to the Dean of Faculty,
Prof. Dr. Dorle Dracklé (firstname.lastname@example.org)
by 1 September 2019:
Die Dekanin des Fachbereichs 9 - Kulturwissenschaften
Frau Prof. Dr. Dorle Dracklé
Postfach 330 440
28334 Bremen www.uni-bremen.de
Further information on appointment
procedures at the University of Bremen
can be found at: http://www.uni-bremen. de/de/berufungsverfahren.html
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