The University of Innsbruck invites applications for the position of a
University Professor of
MEDIA AND COMMUNCATION STUDIES
with a focus on Democracy Research
at the Department of Media, Society and Communication. It is a position in accordance with §98 of the Austrian Universities’ Act (Universitätsgesetz - UG 2002) and will be based on a civil-law employment contract with the University on the basis of the Salaried Employees Act (Angestelltengesetz). It will be concluded for an unlimited period; the extent of employment is 100%.
The professorship focuses on researching the role of media and communication in democracy and democracy development under conditions such as medialization, digitalization and globalization.
The tasks of the professorship include internationally visible research and publications as well as the implementation of competitively acquired research projects.
The teaching of this professorship is located in the area of media and communication studies at the institute. In addition to the university's "Media and Communication" elective package, teaching is also planned in an English-language master's program, which is currently being set up, as well as additional teaching in the area of political communication for political science courses.
Participation in the strategic development and international networking of the Institute for Media, Society and Communication as well as participation in the university's research focus system are expected.
Participation in academic self-administration is another fixed component of the professorship's job profile.
Applications must reach us latest by
September 30, 2020
Send your application to Leopold-Franzens-Universität Innsbruck, Fakultäten Servicestelle, Standort Karl-Rahner-Platz 3, A-6020 Innsbruck (email@example.com).
The University of Innsbruck is committed to increasing the percentage of female employees, especially in leading positions, and therefore women are encouraged to apply. In the case of equivalent qualifications, women will be given preference.
Applications should include
1. Informative covering letter;
2. Complete CV using the form provided (https://www.uibk.ac.at/fakultaeten/social-and-political-sciences/organisation/ausschreibungen.html.en);
3. Complete list of publications (indication of publications in OAJ as well as in SSCI or A&HCI listed journals);
4. Description of past, current and planned research /research concept (no more than 5 pages);
5. Five most important publications (full text) in electronic form;
6. Teaching statement (no more than 5 pages);
7. exemplary course evaluations.
All documents are to be submitted in digital form.
The basic salary for this position is set down in the collective bargaining agreement for university employees. Professors are in the remuneration group A1. For this position the monthly salary is € 5.245,60 (14 times/year). Depending on qualification and experience a higher salary can be negotiated with the rector. The University of Innsbruck offers attractive additional benefits (http://www.uibk.ac.at/universitaet/zusatzleistungen/).
The full authoritative text in German (published in the official bulletin of the University of Innsbruck of August 05, 2020), as well as information on the stages of the application process, may be found at: https://www.uibk.ac.at/fakultaeten/social-and-political-sciences/organisation/ausschreibungen.html.en
Univ.-Prof. Dr. Dr. h.c. mult. Tilmann MÄRK
|Intitulé||University Professor of Media and Communcation Studies with a Focus on Democracy Research|
|Employer||University of Innsbruck|
|Job location||Innrain 52, 6020 Innsbruck|
|Publié||août 5, 2020|
|Date limite d'inscription||septembre 30, 2020|
|Types d'emploi||Professeur  |
|Domaines de recherche :||Politique,   Étude des médias et des communications,   Démocratisation comparée,   Communication politique,   Relations internationales  |