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[ecrea] Job posting: tenure full-time position in strategic communication of organizations, Universite catholique de Louvain, Belgium

Sun Oct 26 13:38:47 GMT 2014

The Universite catholique de Louvain (Belgium) invites applications for a tenure track or tenured full time position in :

Strategic communication of organizations

The successful candidate will teach Bachelor and Master courses, and will focus his/her research activities on the analysis of strategic communication of movements, groups and organizations, both profit and no-profit, private and public.

Research activities will be carried out in the Institute of language and communication, in collaboration with the members of the Laboratory for the Analysis of Organizational Communication Systems whose aim is to observe and analyze internal and external, strategic and spontaneous phenomena of communication of organizations. He/She will contribute to the improvement of knowledge in this field and will develop appropriate conceptual frameworks and research methods.

Special attention will be paid to the ability to combine a professional experience from organizations with theoretical thinking, as well as to the ability to work within teaching and research teams.?

Special qualifications, skills or experience

The successful candidate will show a strong expertise in the field of information and communication sciences.

Starting date : 1st  September,  2015

Further information :

Professor Sebastien Van Bellegem, dean ESPO – (doyen-espo /at/

?Professor Elisabeth Degand, research director ILC – (president-ilc /at/

?Localization :   Humanities Sector?

Faculte des sciences economiques, sociales, politiques et de communication ( ?

   Institut Langage et Communication (

 General conditions

Tasks : the applicant will:?- be responsible for teaching courses at all study levels (i.e. undergraduate and postgraduate), as well as in programmes of continuing education;?- supervise the final diploma research (i.e. theses) of undergraduate and graduate students, as well as PhD theses;?- be involved in (and/or supervise, promote) research programmes;?- contribute to the international visibility of the University through teaching and research excellence;?- contribute to activities of the University with a societal impact in the fields of the economy, socio-cultural changes or cooperation with developing countries.?

Qualifications : the applicant must have?- a PhD degree in communication or any related discipline;?- a significant scientific record with international publications;?- either studied abroad for an extensive period or have had substantial experience outside the UCL;?- experience in and the aptitude for teaching at university level;?- the capacity to work within a team of teachers and to integrate research findings into teaching;?- creativity and must be open to teaching innovation and interdisciplinarity;?- the capacities required to undertake academic research at a high level and to advise, or lead, a research team;?- good knowledge of both spoken and written French and English. If this is not the case, the applicant accept to learn French and/or English in order to be able to teach in French and English within 2 years. Fluency in other languages is an additional advantage.

Vacancy Reference : 564 / ESPO 049 / 2015 (to be quoted in any correspondence)

best regards,

Mr. Andrea Catellani
PhD, professeur
Directeur de la finalité de master "Relations publiques et communication d'organisation" - Coordinator of the master program "Public Relations and Organizational Communication" Vice-président du laboratoire pour l'analyse des systèmes de communication des organisations (LASCO) - Vice-president of the Laboratory for the Analysis of Organizational Communication Systems (LASCO)
Ecole de communication - COMU
Ruelle de la lanterne magique, 14 bte L2.03.02 B-1348 Louvain-la-Neuve
(andrea.catellani /at/
Tél. 32 (0)10 47 27 63 - GSM 32 (0)487 62 46 14

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