Professor of Communication Studies (tenured), Department of Communication and Media Research, University of Fribourg, FR, Switzerland. Deadline: 1 March, 2021.
The Faculty of Management, Economics and Social Sciences of the University of Fribourg (Switzerland) invites applications for the full-time position of Professor (tenured) in Communication Studies. The professorship is with the Department of Communication and Media Research DCM and comes with one fully funded PhD position. The appointment begins in early 2022.
The position requires a specialization in individual (micro-level) issues of communication and media research from a social scientific perspective. This includes but is not limited to research fields like media exposure, media use and media effects and/or audience studies and/or media and online communication content. Moreover, candidates should be able to contribute to teaching in other areas on the Bachelor level, for instance journalism research or media economics and media management. Finally, they should also take the digital transformation of communication and media into account in their current and/or future research and teaching activities.