The Center of Studies on Communication and Society offers one research position in the field of Communication Sciences (media policy and regulation).
CECS [Communication and Society Research Centre, at Minho University, Braga - Portugal] has developed research on media policy and regulation with particular emphasis on PBS, journalism, children oriented content, and pluralism. In order to enhance this line of research, this research position aims to develop a more complex overview of the emerging issues at stake in contemporary media governance, policy and regulation debates, namely the challenges posed by digitalization of content and the proliferation of platforms.
The contractual conditions are in accordance with the programme Ciência 2008. These include a base salary equivalent to índice 195 of the portuguese research career €3.101,87 (x 14 months).
The candidate should have:
Applicants should display evidence of managerial skills, independent research and significant scientific accomplishments. The successful candidate should have a strong publication record and propose an innovative research project relevant to the Research Unit that he/she wants to integrate. She/he should also possess knowledge on Communication Studies and a deep knowledge of research on the emerging issues at stake in contemporary media governance, policy and regulation debates, namely the challenges posed by digitalization of content and the proliferation of platforms.
The candidate should also have some know-how to use computer software like “Windows Office Word” and SPSS. The work to be developed will be focused on the development and implementation of project of research about Media policy and regulation.
Preference will be given to candidates with experience in studies in Media and Journalism. Additional preferential conditions are a good background in know-how to use computer software like “Windows Office Word” and SPSS.
Candidates should have a high quality research record and preferably 3 years of post-doctoral research experience. The selection of any candidate with less than 3 years of post-doctoral experience must be justified and authorized by FCT. The successful candidate is expected to do research in the area listed above. For more information, consult http://www.eracareers.pt.
HOW TO APPLY
By email to (firstname.lastname@example.org) with the following information:
Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia should have a final decision on the present vacant posts.