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Full Professor of Communication Science, News and Information Transfer

Radboud University invites applications for a full professor (0.8-1.0 fte). As Professor of News and Information Transfer, your main responsibility will be to consolidate the domain of mediated news and information transfer in research and in teaching. Positioned within the program of Communication Science, this domain focuses on the production and content and, particularly, the reception of news and information. The leading question is how government, news organizations and other institutions can inform citizens in today’s media environment where information is around us, everywhere and all the time, and where the role of media users (e.g. individuals, organizations) and their social networks is increasingly important.

Communication Science is part of the Faculty of Social Sciences, which is one of the largest faculties at Radboud University. The faculty’s ambition is to become one of the top social science institutes in Europe, providing high-quality research and study programs that rank among the best in the Netherlands.

This position concerns a temporary experimental chair with regular appointment for the duration of five years with the possibility of tenure as a permanent chair after five years. For more information on the vacancy and on the application procedure, please visit their website.

Application deadline: 17 April 2014

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