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[ecrea] Job vacancy: Research Associate (50%) at ZeMKI, University of Bremen

Mon Mar 13 15:42:18 GMT 2017

Job vacancy: Research Associate (50%)
The ZeMKI, University of Bremen invites applications for a position as research associate in the working group/lab of Prof. Dr. Andreas Hepp.

The University of Bremen invites applications for the following position at the ZeMKI, Centre for Media, Communication and Information Research/Department 9 – Cultural Studies – in the working group/lab of Prof. Dr. Andreas Hepp for a duration of 3 years and under the reserve of the approval of the funds:

Research Associate-EG 13 TV-L- 50%

The main research areas focus a.o. on deep mediatization of culture and society, particularly with respect to digitalization and datafication as well as current pioneer communities.

Independent research in connection with a doctoral projects in the amount of a third of the actual work time. The scientific research work in one of above-mentioned areas ought to be deepened in the doctoral project.

Academic services in research in the amount of a third of the actual work time:
• Assistance in the research projects of the working group/lab
• Preparation and realization of academic conferences
• Assistance/writing of publications• Assistance in fund raising for research projects
• Support of academic self-administration

Academic services in teaching in the amount of 2 semester hours or a third of the actual work time:
• Implemention of seminars
• Preparation of learning materials
• Preliminary correction of tests
• Support of the supervision of seminar works, term papers, presentations and Bachelor or Master theses

Qualification requirements:
• Completion of a master degree (above average) in communication and media studies or a neighbouring discipline. • Sound method training (especially with respect to qualitative methods and digital methods), • Previous knowledge or high interest in the above-mentioned main research areas. • Willingness to pursue a doctoral project (dissertation thesis) in the above-mentioned areas.
• Very good German and English language skills in in speech and writing.
• High engagement and individual intiative, ability to work in a team, thorough and realiable way of working.
• Willingness to assist in the academic self-administration,
• Willingness to teach according to the rules of teaching obligation and proof of teaching (LVNV)

The limitation of the post follows the regulation for academic qualification in accordance with § 2 Abs. 1 WissZeitVG (Wissenschaftszeitvertragsgesetz). Therefore, only applicants can be considered who still have a sufficient amount of qualification time left in accordance to § 2 Abs. 1 WissZeitVG.

The University of Bremen intends to increase the proportion of women in science and therefore specifically encourages women to apply. Severely disabled applicants will be given priority if they show the same professional and personal suitability. Applications are welcomed from people with a migration background. Please direct any inquiry to Prof. Dr. Andreas Hepp ((andreas.hepp /at/

Applications with the usual documents should be submitted quoting reference number A61/17 by March 30, 2017.

University of Bremen
Zentrum für Medien-, Kommunikations- und Informationsforschung (ZeMKI)
Heide Pawlik
Postfach 33 04 40
28334 Bremen

We ask you to submit only copies with your application (no folders) as we cannot return them for cost reasons; they will be destroyed after the selection process.

Application and travel costs will not be reimbursed.

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