Two full-time, permanent positions are vacant as Associate Professor in Media Studies at the Department of Media and Communication, University of Oslo. The positions come with 47% of working time set off for research, 47% for teaching and the rest for administration. The Department is one of the foremost in media studies in the Nordic region and has a stated policy of international recruitment of faculty. We welcome applicants with ambitions towards research and teaching at an international level, and offer the attractive benefits of the Nordic welfare system.
“Media Studies” here in a broad sense means the interdisciplinary study of the modern media, their forms and contents, institutions and uses, their political, social, cultural and aesthetic contexts, with a basis in the humanities and the social sciences. The holders of these positions will undertake and disseminate research, and teach within the domains of media studies. For one of the two associate professorships there are extra requirements in quantitative methodology. Applicants for this position must demonstrate academic experience and proficiency in the use of quantitative methodologies for media research. The applicant must be able to teach these at Master and PhD levels.
The Department of media and Communication (IMK) conducts research and teaching and dissemination of knowledge on the modern media and their impacts on people and societies. IMK numbers 18 full-time faculty members, and houses a ph.d programme with some 30 candidates. IMK offers a bachelor and master in media studies, a master in journalism, as well as an English-language master programme.
Contacts: Espen Ytreberg, email@example.com
Telephone: +47 22850421
Application deadline: November 11.