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Unique identifier: 3582334f-51d9-4fdb-8e33-6aa99cd20b77

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

Job:


Job/Fellowship Reference: C2008-UMINHO-CECS-01

Main research field: Communication sciences

Sub research field: Media studies

Job summary:

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.

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.

Candidates should have a PhD in Communication Sciences or related fields. Preference will be given to candidates with experience in studies in Media and Journalism.


Job description:

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).
 
APPLICANTS
The candidate should have:
  • PhD in Communication Sciences or related fields;
  • Extensive knowledge on media policy and regulation.
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 (cecs@ics.uminho.pt) with the following information:
  • Identification of the candidate
  • Curriculum Vitae/resume
  • 3 Letters of Reference
  • 1 Research project proposal for the period of the contract.
Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia should have a final decision on the present vacant posts.
Application deadline:30-09-2008



Vacant posts: 1

Type of contract: Contrato a termo certo

Job country: Portugal

Job city: Braga

Job company/institute: Universidade do Minho - Centro de Estudos de Comunicação e Sociedade


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: Universidade do Minho-C2008

Address:
Largo do Paço
Braga - 4704-553
Portugal

Email: sec-mmota@reitoria.uminho.pt; gap@gap.uminho.pt

Website: http://www.uminho.pt/

3. Habilitações académicas
3. Required education Level

Degree: PhD in Communication Sciences or related fields
Degree field: Communication sciences
4. Línguas exigidas
4. Required languages

Language: English
Priority: High
Reading: Excelent
Writing: Excelent
Comprehension: Excelent
Conversation: Excelent
5. Experiência exigida em investigação
5. Required research experience

Main Research Field: Communication sciences
Research Sub-Field: Technological Culture
Years of Research Experience: 3 years