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[Commlist] Universität St.Gallen: Full or Associate Professor of Media and Communication Studies (full-time)

Wed Feb 06 22:39:58 GMT 2019

  Universität St.Gallen: Full or Associate Professor of Media and
  Communication Studies (full-time)

«A place where knowledge is created» - As one of Europe's leading universities of economics and business administration, the University of St.Gallen (HSG), Switzerland, is committed to the education of over 8500 students and is one of the largest employers in the region, providing around 3100 employees with an attractive and innovative environment for research.

Full or Associate Professor of Media and Communication Studies (full-time)

The University of St Gallen seeks to appoint a Professor of Media and Communication Studies within the School of Humanities and Social Sciences (SHSS) from February 1, 2020. The successful candidate will investigate the role of media in the interplay between state, economy and public sphere. Possible research specialisms include theories of digital transformation, the analysis of communication networks, forms of production and organization of social media, trans-medial convergence, and media aesthetics.

She or he will co-direct the "Media" concentration in the Contextual Studies program ( /kontextstudium ), will be committed to interdisciplinary research and teaching, and will cooperate with colleagues in the University's main disciplines. The languages of instruction are German and English.

Applicants must have a PhD, first-rate publications, and outstanding university teaching experience. The teaching requirement is 8 hours a week (approximately 2-3 courses) per semester. The University of St Gallen is an equal opportunity employer. We specifically encourage women to apply, as well as applicants with backgrounds that are underrepresented among our current senior faculty.

To discuss the position informally, please contact Professor Yvette Sánchez, Head of the Search Committee: (Yvette.sanchez /at/ <mailto:(Yvette.sanchez /at/> / Tel.: +41 71 224 25 66.

Candidates should submit their applications electronically, including a letter, curriculum vitae, list of publications, copies of degrees, and teaching evaluations to the Dean of the SHSS, Prof. Yvette Sánchez (online via the website: ). The deadline for applications is February 25, 2019.

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