LSE Fellow: Media Governance & Policy (London)

LSE Fellow (Media Governance & Policy)

Department of Media and Communications
The London School of Economics and Political Science

Location: London
Salary: £32,794 to £39,669
Fixed term 12 months
Application deadline: July 5, 2014

Applications are invited from outstanding candidates in the field of media and communications. The successful candidate will join an established and successful department, on grade point average ranked third in the UK in the 2008 Research Assessment Exercise.

Applicants should demonstrate research excellence and a commitment to critically assessing claims about ways to theorise and empirically research mediated relationships between media and communications technologies and the social world.

We particularly welcome applications from those with expertise that contributes to understanding the social, political, economic and/or cultural dimensions of social and technological change in today’s complex mediated environment.

We would seek someone who works at the intersection of media policy and ethics, especially with regard to issues around public media and media policy such as regulation, journalism, governance, and law. They would be expected to connect with the Department’s journalism think-tank Polis and the Media Policy Project.

You will have (or will have submitted) a PhD in a relevant discipline by the post start date. You will also have a proven record of research published in key journals; or evidence that such a record is being developed.

You will also demonstrate the ability to teach on a range of courses currently on offer within the Department of Media and Communications and to contribute to areas not currently covered.

The other criteria that will be used when shortlisting for this post can be found in the person specification which is attached to this vacancy on the LSE’s online recruitment system. To apply for this post, or see those details, please go to and select “Vacancies”.


Migration Post-doc UNU-GCM (Barcelona)

Visiting Researchers Programme

UNU-GCM is currently offering THREE places of three months each to post-doctoral researchers in the Humanities and Social Sciences with expertise in the area of statelessness and transcontinental migration. Their Visiting Researchers Programme gives qualified researchers an opportunity to research topics related to the ongoing research programme on Statelessness and Transcontinental Migration, and to participate in UNU-GCM activities. Visiting Researchers will be expected to reside in Barcelona and work from our office in the Sant Pau Art Nouveau Site in Barcelona.

Download the full details here:  icon Visiting Researchers Programme (UNU – GCM) (135.92 kB)

Post-Doc International Studies

North Carolina State University has a post-doc position in international studies open for 2011-2012.  Applications are being reviewed as they are received, so respond quickly if interested.

The successful candidate will be someone whose areas of expertise align with one or more of the graduate programs in the College of Humanities and Social Sciences at NC State (see their list of master’s and doctoral programs).

As Director of the interdisciplinary doctoral program in Communication, Rhetoric, and Digital Media, Professor Steve Wiley would be happy to respond to inquiries from potential applicants with  expertise in international studies and digital media, including candidates with a background in rhetoric, communication research, media studies, and/or critical/cultural studies.

For more information about the CRDM PhD program, please visit their website and student blog.

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