Technical U Munich Studentships: Media Portrayal of Majority/Minority Groups (Germany)

“Studentships“2 PHD Studentships, “The media portrayal of majority and minority groups,” at Technical University of Munich / TUM School of Governance, Munich, Germany. Deadline: 18 December 2020.

Both applicants will be core members of the Emmy Noether Junior Research Group “The media portrayal of majority and minority groups.” The group is newly funded by the German Research Foundation and led at TUM by Stefanie Walter. It aims at analyzing similarities and differences in the media portrayal of majority and minority groups by studying them comparatively.

Position 1: Focus on qualitative content analysis.

The position will focus on the project’s qualitative component with an emphasis on qualitative content analysis and methods. The doctoral researcher will be actively involved in the project’s research activities, including the design and implementation of studies. They will also be expected to help co-author articles based on this project for publication and have the opportunity to pursue a doctoral degree.

Position 2: Focus on automated text analysis/computational social science  content analysis.

The position will focus on the project’s quantitative component with an emphasis on automated content analysis and quantitative social science. The doctoral researcher will be actively involved in the project’s research activities, including the design and implementation of studies. They will also be expected to help co-author articles based on this project for publication and have the opportunity to pursue a doctoral degree.