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[Commlist] Position Announcement for Associate Professor in Communication with weight on digitalization

Mon Dec 16 17:35:09 GMT 2019

*Position Announcement for Associate Professor in communication with weight on digitalization*

There is now an available full-time position at the Department of Communication and Culture as Associate Professor in communication with an emphasis on digitalization. The department wishes to strengthen the research and teaching capacity within the focus area of digital communication. It is expected as a member of the department that the candidate has a considerable contribution to the department’s research and teaching environment, as well as BI’s overall research strategy. We are therefore seeking a candidate with research and teaching competencies within the following disciplines:

-Digital communication in working life and organizations (communication channels, collaboration tools, social media)

-Communication and technology (applications, algorithms, platform, mobile)

-Social media (content, reach, network communication)

-Digital market communication and public relations (stakeholder-relations; customer relations management, SEO, web analysis and automation)

It is desirable that the candidate contributes in the development of larger research projects and applications for external funding from The Research Council of Norway and the EU. It is expected that the candidate shall teach and guide students at bachelor and master level, contribute to national and international research as well as educational development work. 50 % of the candidates working hours is dedicated to research and publishing.

_Eligibility requirements:_

-Relevant Ph.D.

-Scientific publications within the field.

-Documented educational qualifications, educational skills and broad educational experience within the field. In line with BI’s guidelines, candidates lacking educational experience may undertake a course in pedagogy. The course must be completed within two years.

- It is expected that the candidate accrue good knowledge of Norwegian social conditions, culture and organizational life within five years.

-Good verbal and written manufacturing skills in both English and Norwegian (alternatively a Scandinavian language).

-For applicants who do not have one of the Scandinavian languages as their mother tongue, documentation of both verbal and written language skills in Norwegian is required.

_When assessing and ranking, emphasis is placed on:_

-Education and/or research experience in digital communication.__

-Relevant scientific publications in the last three-five years.__

-Practical work experience.__

-Experience from teaching and guiding at both bachelor and master level.__

-Educational qualifications.__

-Good collaboration characteristics and ability to enter into multidisciplinary communities.__

-Personal characteristics that can have a positive impact to the working environment.__

_We offer:_

-An exciting research and teaching environment.

-A department in development with a good working environment.

-International and national research collaborations.

-Support for externally funded research applications and projects.

-The position will be incorporated into BI’s collective pension scheme in the State Pension Fund.

-Wages in accordance with agreement.

Competence assessment is carried out in accordance with the usual rules for academic positions at university level, as expressed in BI's appointment rules. Applicants may be invited for interviews, sample lectures or seminar presentations. BI Norwegian Business School reserves the right not to appoint applicants who may be scientifically qualified, if it is found that they do not meet requirements for teaching abilities, teaching experience and personal collaboration skills.

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