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PhD position in media studies

01.07.2020 22:45 | Anonymous member (Administrator)

University of Bergen

The University of Bergen, Faculty of Social Sciences, Department of Information Science and Media Studies is advertising a PhD position in media studies. The duration of the PhD position is 4 years, of which 25 per cent of the time comprises obligatory duties associated with research, teaching and dissemination of results.

This is an open call, and we invite you to relate to one or more of our four relevant research groups:

-Research Group for Media Use and Audience Studies: Research on how people use media - as audiences, users and citizens, and how they relate to each other and to society through media.

-Research Group for Rhetoric, Democracy and Public Culture: Research on communication as a tool for argumentation, assurance, and for the expressions of identity and identification - as individuals, in organizations and in society.

-Journalism Studies Group: A broad approach to the role of journalism, news and the social media in the public sphere.

-Media Aesthetics: Focus on media aesthetic expressions, broadly oriented towards contemporary and historical genres, media technology and forms of interaction.

For more information about the research groups and the Department, see the website of the department:…dia . Do feel free to contact the leader of relevant research group(s).

Detailed information about the position can be obtained by contacting:

Head of Department, professor Leif Ove Larsen, e-mail: leif(dot)larsen(at)uib(dot)no.

Practical questions about the application process should be directed to senior executive officer Bodil Hægland, e-mail: bodil(dot)hagland(at)uib(dot)no.

Appointed research fellows will be admitted to the PhD programme at the Faculty of Social Sciences. Questions about the programme may be directed to Adviser-PhD: hanne(dot)Gravermoen(at)uib(dot)no.

The complete announcement and application portal is available here:…ies



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