[Corpora-List] Professorship (W2) at University of Duisburg-Essen, "Professional Communication in Electronic Media/Social Media"

Zesch, Torsten, Dr. torsten.zesch at uni-due.de
Wed Apr 30 14:26:54 CEST 2014

The Faculty of Engineering at the University of Duisburg-Essen, Department of Computer Science and Applied Cognitive Science, Campus Duisburg, Germany, invites applications for the following open position

(professorship temporary for 5 years)

"Professional Communication in Electronic Media/Social Media"

We are seeking a personality of international reputation to head the research and teaching field "Professional communication in electronic media/social media". The applicant should have a background in at least one of the disciplines communication science, technical communication, psychology, journalism studies, sociology or similar. The personality should support the department´s research and teaching focus on "Interactive media and systems" by conducting empirical research as well as teaching in the B.Sc./M.Sc. program "Applied Cognitive and Media Sciences". We expect experience in empirical research on and/or design of communication in a professional context as e.g. within a company, in a journalistic context, or in public sector institutions. Publications in peer-reviewed journals, and profound experience with grant projects are a prerequisite.

Further information on the position, the University Duisburg-Essen, the Faculty of Engineering, and on the Department of Computer Science and Applied Cognitive Science can be obtained at https://www.uni-due.de/imperia/md/content/iw/inko/en/prof_kom_pp_en.pdf.

The requirements, according to German university regulations (§ 36 Hochschulgesetz NRW), are in particular a university degree, a PhD degree, and additional scientific qualifications obtained as a junior professor, or as documented by a post-doctoral degree such as a habilitation, or through research activity at a university, a non-university research institute, in business, management or some other social sector.

For its work in gender mainstreaming, the University of Duisburg-Essen has been awarded the "Total E-Quality Award". It wishes to increase the number of female scientific employees and therefore particularly encourages appropriately qualified women to apply. Physically handicapped persons with equivalent qualifications, competence and achievements will be given preferential treatment.

Applications, together with the usual supporting documents (Curriculum vitae, list of academic publications, evidence of academic and professional background, copies of examination certificates, details of previous teaching activities and of participation in university committees) are to be submitted until May 23rd to: Dekan der Fakultät für Ingenieurwissenschaften der Universität Duisburg-Essen, Herrn Univ.-Prof. Dr.-Ing. Dieter Schramm, Forsthausweg 2, 47057 Duisburg.

Applicants are requested to further fill in the form at https://www.uni-due.de/imperia/md/content/iw/inko/en/prof_kom_pp_en.pdf and submit it together with the other documents. Simultaneously, the documents (as one pdf document) should also be sent by email to dekanat at iw.uni-due.de.

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