Saturday, July 14, 2007

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The Institute of Mass Communication and Media Research at the UNIVERSITY OF ZURICH is currently seeking applications for a position as


in its unit INTERNATIONAL AND COMPARATIVE MEDIA RESEARCH for a period of 3 years. Competitive salary. Preferred date of entrance: 1st September 2007.

The candidate's profile should correspond to at least one of the following areas of international and intercultural research:

- Journalism/News
- Political Communication
- Media organisations and systems
- Media reception and media effects
- International and intercultural communication

The position is aimed at candidates who wish to pursue a doctoral degree and includes teaching and administrative responsibilities. Candidates should have graduated (Master's or equivalent) in communication and media studies or a related social science discipline. We are looking for individuals with

- a pronounced interest in international and comparative media research;
- a very good knowledge of social science research methods (in particular content analysis, scientific interviews, SPSS);
- a very good command of both English and German. Knowledge of other lan-guages is an advantage.

Please submit your application, comprising a detailed CV and cover letter, by 17th August 2007 to:

Prof. Frank Esser
IPMZ - Institute of Mass Communication and Media Research at the University of Zu-rich, Andreasstrasse 15, CH-8050 Zurich

For any enquiry please contact Mr. Thomas Hanitzsch ( or +41 44 635 2041).

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