Oslo Met U: PHD Fellowship: Journalism & Media Studies (Norway)

FellowshipsPhD-fellowship (3 years), Department of Journalism and Media Studies, Oslo Metropolitan University, Oslo, Norway. Deadline: May 29, 2020.

The Department of Journalism and Media Studies (IJM) offers a 3-year PhD fellowship position. The successful applicant will enroll and participate in the doctoral program in library and information science at the Faculty of Social Sciences. She/he will also be a member of one of two research groups at IJM: INDEX or Digital Journalism. The position will be closely connected to one of two international research projects financed by The Norwegian Research Council:

  • Understanding Youth Participation and Media literacy in Digital Dialogue Spaces (U-YouPa)
  • Source Criticism and Mediated Disinformation (SCAM)

The PhD project is to be designed and conducted in a way that contributes significantly to the project that the successful candidate will be a part of. Applications can either be directed to the U-YouPa or the Scam project (see descriptions below). The applications will be ranked by an external evaluation committee. The position will fall to the applicant with the top-ranked application, given that – after an interview round with the person and the other leading candidates – the candidate is found to be best suited to fill the position.