Roskilde U 2 Job Ads (Denmark)

Position 1:
The Department of Communication and Arts (DCA), Roskilde University, invites applications for a position as Professor with Special Responsibilities (MSO) of Communication from 1 March 2017 or as soon as possible thereafter. The position as professor (MSO) is limited to a period of 5 years.

The Department of Communication and Arts is an innovative and interdisciplinary university environment, characterised by diversity with respect to theory, method and area of study in research and education. The department produces knowledge that contributes to critical research and reflexive practice in relation to development and change in society, including public institutions, private organizations, NGOs, and cultural and media institutions. In Communication Studies, research and teaching cover a plurarity of theoretical traditions (for example, sociocultural, critical, rhetorical,  phenomenological and pragmatic traditions) and empirical areas of study (for example, dialogic and participatory, digital, intercultural, organizational, political, science, strategic and visual communication).

For this position, we invite outstanding candidates, with demonstrated research excellence, and a proven commitment to developing and applying critical ways to theorise and empirically research one of the following two areas:
*Intercultural Communication
*Organisational Communication

Responsibilities and tasks, Qualifications, and Assessment:
See Further particulars below
Only applications in English are accepted.
Questions: For further information about the position, please contact Head of Studies Ib Tunby, ibtunby[at]

Terms of employment:
The position will be filled according to the Agreement between the Danish Ministry of Finance and the Danish Confederation of Professional Associations (AC). The position is covered by the Protocol on Job Structure.

Commencing salary will be for professor (MSO) minimum DKK 534.788 per year (1st April 2016 level) plus pension contribution (17,1 %).

The professorship with special responsibilities (MSO) is a category where the appointment is limited to a -year period. On the expiry of the professorship period, the appointee is ensured employment and remuneration as an associate professor.

Read more about the recruitment process at Roskilde University here.

To apply for the position go to RUCs homepage:  Please open the relevant job advertisement and click on the button “Apply for vacancy here”, which is found below the job advertisement.

Applications must include:
*Cover letter
*CV with documentation of education.
*Teaching portfolio (read more about teaching portfolio at Roskilde University here.)
*A complete list of publications.
*Co-author declaration.
*A maximum of 7 relevant scientific works that you want included in the assessment.
*A brief description (2-3 pages of your plans for development of the academic field in regard to both research and education, including a short description of how you view your qualifications in relation.
*A short description stating your most important scientific work relevant to the position and your contribution to such work (2-3 A4 pages)
*Documentation of additional research qualifications, including
–    experience in research management or other managerial functions
–    track record in fundraising

Please submit your application no later than 1 December, 2016. Material received after this date will not be taken into consideration.

Roskilde University welcomes applications from suitably qualified candidates regardless of age, gender, race, religion or ethnic background.

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Position 2
The Department of Communication and Arts (DCA), Roskilde University, invites applications for a position as Professor of Strategic Communication from 1 March 2017, or as soon as possible thereafter.

For this position, we invite outstanding candidates in the field of strategic communication within the wider field of communication and organisation studies. Applicants should have a track record of research excellence and a commitment to the development of critical ways of theorising and empirically researching relations between media and communication technologies and the social world, with a focus on strategic communication challenges faced by organisations, including public institutions, private businesses, governments, NGOs, and campaign/ad hoc organisations.

Author: Center for Intercultural Dialogue

Wendy Leeds-Hurwitz, the Director of the Center for Intercultural Dialogue, manages this website.

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