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[ecrea] Job opening: Professor of Empirical Communication and Media Research / University of Leipzig

Fri Jul 31 12:03:14 GMT 2015

Job opening, 29.08.2015

The University of Leipzig, Institute of Communication and Media Studies, is seeking for applicants to fill the following position starting on October 1, 2016:

Professor of Empirical Communication and Media Research
focused on Methodologies and Methods

The professorship will work in the field of empirical communication and media research with a specific focus on methodologies and methods of empirical research. Research in the area of media reception and effects are desirable. The professor (male/female) will teach courses in the bachelor and master programs „Communication and Media Studies“ (German) and „Global Mass Communication“ (English) and other programs, supervise doctoral students and lead the undergraduate program of the institute. The willingness to participate in interdisciplinary research projects of the university and institute, to engage in the center for empirical methods, and to align with one of the research profile areas of the university listed at is required. Inter­national publications and research, teaching abilities in English language as well as a record of third-party funding are required.

Duties and rights of this tenured, full professorship (public salary level W3) are based on Saxonian state law (SächsHSFG, DAVOHS). Applicants have to be qualified according to § 58 SächsHSFG (doctorate and additionally either habilitation or academic qualifications proven by a publication portfolio equal to a habilitation).

The University of Leipzig is an equal opportunity employer and encourages both women and men to apply; disabled applicants with comparable qualifications will be preferred.

Applications shall be sent in English language with a list of publications and academic teaching experience, including a notarized copy of the certificate proving the highest academic grade obtained, and with a CD-ROM containing the full application as one PDF document until September 3, 2015, to:

University of Leipzig
Dean of the Faculty of Social Sciences and Philosophy
Prof. Dr. Monika Wohlrab-Sahr
Beethovenstrasse 14
04107 Leipzig, Germany

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