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[Commlist] Call for Visiting Faculty (School of Media, Higher School of Economics, Moscow)

Fri Jan 22 14:04:12 GMT 2021

Call for Visiting Faculty (School of Media, Higher School of Economics, Moscow)


The School of Media at the National Research University Higher School of Economics in Moscow (HSE) invites international applications for a Visiting Faculty, expected to design and teach a course on media and the environment for the master’s program Critical Media Studies

This position is for a period of 1 month, covering visa, accommodation and travel expenses (in case of onsite visit) as well as a stipend of 2000 US Dollars. The post can be held anytime from January 2022 until June 2022 (the exact range will be arranged between the Visiting Faculty and the department once the applicant is selected) and can be either online or offline, depending on willingness and circumstances.

We are particularly interested in applicants working in one or more of the following areas:

-Gender, class and ‘race’ in the Anthropocene

-    Representations of climate change

-Techno-science and climate change

-    Digital environmental activism

-Post-fossil fuel economy

-Global political economy of food

-Media and affective ecologies

-Covid-19 and post-pandemic mobilities

-Climate justice and the global South

- Communicating science in post-truth contexts

Apart from designing and teaching the course, the Visiting Faculty will be invited to deliver one public lecture on their research as part of the invited lecture series of the Critical Media Studies master’s program as well as explore possible research collaborations with members of the department.

Applicants should have already been awarded their Ph.D. degrees (or be in the final stage) and have expertise relevant to the areas of critical media studies, cultural studies, political communication, digital anthropology and science and technology studies. The award is competitive and will be based on the applicant’s CV and proposed course outline, which should include a title and short description of the course, a breakdown of 8 classes (titles and up to 5 keywords for each class) as well as a maximum of 10 suggested readings. Please send the above to the following email addresses by March 15, 2021:

Panos Kompatsiaris (pkompatsiaris /at/

Ilya Kiriya (ikiria /at/

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