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Unique identifier: ec425f8e-6fa3-42b6-a768-d6188fc4253a

1. Descrição do cargo/posição/bolsa
1. Job description


Job/Fellowship Reference: C2008-Researcher with a PhD in Communication Sciences or other Social and Human Sciences field

Main research field: Communication sciences

Sub research field: History of Media and Journalism

Job summary:

PhD in Communication Sciences or Social and Human Sciences with relevant research done in the field of Communication Sciences; to coordinate and develop investigation in History of Media and Journalism.

Job description:

According to the Contracting of Doctorates to the National Scientific and Technological System (Ciência 2008), the Media and Journalism Research Center (CIMJ) is opening up applications to recruit a researcher that has a PhD degree, obtained at least three years ago (or less if the applicant has a relevant curriculum) and that has the following characteristics:

  • PhD in Communication Sciences or Social and Human Sciences with relevant research done in the field of Communication Sciences;
  • Experience at coordinating and doing research in projects in line with CIMJ's interests by the following priorities: History of Media and Journalism; Media, Journalism and Democracy; Media, New Technologies and Social Usages;
  • Has published work(s) that are relevant to the above mentioned fields of research;
  • Is experience at working in research units and organizing scientific events;
  • Is motivated to take part in CIMJ's activities: developing its research lines, promoting projects with foreing research institutions; divulgating and disseminating research, namely through articles in journals and other publications;
  • Either of Portuguese or any other foreign nationality.

We offer:

  • A work contract up to five years, with an yearly income of €43.426,18, minus taxes;
  • Good working conditions, and resources to perform the research, along with a stimulating work environment.

The application process, that lasts until September 30th, must have the following documents accompanying it:

  • Curriculum Vitae;
  • A copy of two of the applicant's most meaningful publications;
  • A research project proposal (maximum 1500 words), susceptible of being integrated on one of the aforementioned research lines;
  • Two recommendation letters by researchs with a relevant curriculum in this area; one of them by a foreign researcher.

The applications must be sent to the following address:


Apartado 14253

1064-823 Lisboa


Vacant posts: 1

Type of contract: Contrato a termo certo

Job country: Portugal

Job city: Lisbon

Job company/institute: Media and Journalism Research Center (CIMJ)

Application deadline: 30 Setembro 2008
(The Application's deadline must be confirmed on the Job Description)

2. Dados de contactos da organização
2. Organization contact data

Organization/institute: Centro de Investigação Media e Jornalismo (CIMJ)-C2008

Apartado 14253
Lisboa - 1064-823 Lisboa

Email: cimjmedia@gmail.com

Website: http://www.cimj.org/

3. Habilitações académicas
3. Required education Level

Degree: PhD
Degree field: Communication sciences
4. Línguas exigidas
4. Required languages

Language: English
Priority: Normal
Reading: Good
Writing: Basic
Comprehension: Good
Conversation: Good
5. Experiência exigida em investigação
5. Required research experience

Main Research Field: Communication sciences
Research Sub-Field: History of Media and Journalism
Years of Research Experience: 3 years