JOHANNES GUTENBERG UNIVERSITY OF MAINZ
Department of Communication Sciences (Institut für Publizistik)
Professor – Political Communication
The Faculty 02 – Social Sciences, Media and Sports – at Johannes Gutenberg University of Mainz, Germany, invites applications for the position of a University Professor for Communication Sciences with a Focus on Political Communication (successor of Prof. Dr. Hans Mathias Kepplinger) of the Department of Communication Sciences (Institut für Publizistik) to be filled by October 1, 2013.
The candidates are expected to provide evidence of broad empirical and theoretical research experience in the field of political communication. In teaching, they shall cover core fields, among them at least two of the following: methods, media history, media politics, public opinion, news communication, communicator research, or media effects. Besides a doctorate, evidence of outstanding scientific achievements has to be provided. Teaching duties may also be fulfilled in English.
The Johannes Gutenberg University of Mainz supports the concept of intensive supervision of the students and thus expects high presence of the teaching staff at the University. It also aims to increase the share of women in the scientific field and thus asks female scientists to apply. Preference will be given to severely disabled candidates in case of equal qualifications.
Candidates with completed studies and doctorate are asked to send their application in German or English, accompanied by the usual documents (publications only on request), to the Dean of Faculty 02 – Social Sciences, Media and Sports – Johannes Gutenberg University of Mainz, 55099 Mainz, Germany, by March 1, 2013 (date of postmark).