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        Date: 2020-07-20 16:05:02+00:00
        From: ZeMKI 
        Subject: Professorship Communication and Media Studies with the focus ‘Media Governance and Platform Economics’

The University of Bremen, Germany, invites applications for a university
professorship at the Centre for Media, Communication and Information
Research (ZeMKI) in Faculty 9, Cultural Studies.

Tenured Professorship (f/m/d)

- Salary group W2 - in the subject area

Communication and Media Studies with the focus ‘Media Governance and
Platform Economics’

Reference number: P910/20

Applicants should have a successful record in the field of empirical
communication and media research with a focus on the regulation and
governance of media, especially digital platforms and their value
creation models. The successful candidate will be expected to
participate in the research cluster ‘Media Change’ in the Faculty of
Cultural Studies, the acquisition of third-party funding, as well as in
interdisciplinary research cooperation at the Centre for Media,
Communication and Information Research (ZeMKI) and its research group
‘Communicative Figurations’ (with the Leibniz Institute for Media
Research | Hans Bredow Institute and the University of Hamburg). The
position holder will teach Communication and Media Studies in courses
offered by the Faculty and, in addition to thematic courses, be able to
offer courses in methods and introduction courses in the field of
communication and media studies on BA and MA level. Duties will also
include the further development of BA and MA programs (including
internalization) and participation in the development of a structured
doctoral program.

The University of Bremen is committed to increasing the share of women
working in science and particularly welcomes applications from female
academics. Applications from candidates with a migration background as
well as candidates from other countries are likewise very welcome.
Severely handicapped applicants with essentially the same professional
and personal suitability as other applicants will be given priority.

The University offers a wide range of services to support newly
appointed professors, such as a Welcome Center, childcare and dual
career opportunities, as well as personnel development and continuing

In addition to the legal requirements for civil servants, a
professionally relevant and outstanding doctorate and other relevant
academic achievements of outstanding quality are expected, such as a
successful junior professorship or habilitation-equivalent achievements.
Suitable pedagogical-didactical aptitude, which should be documented by
experience in teaching, is prerequisite. Non-German-speaking applicants
will be expected to reach proficiency in the German-language after a
period of 2-3 years. The appointment is based on Section 18 of the
Bremen Higher Education Act (Bremisches Hochschulgesetz) and Section 116
of the Bremen Civil Service Act (Bremisches Beamtengesetz).

For further information, feel free to contact the head of the Centre for
Media, Communication and Information Research (ZeMKI), Prof. Dr. Andreas
Hepp (Andreas.hepp@uni-bremen.de).

Please send your application, stating the reference number and
accompanied by the usual supporting documents (C.V., list of
publications, record of teaching and research activities, certificates),
to the address below or by e-mail to the Dean of Faculty, Prof. Dr.
Dorle Dracklé (bewerbungenfb9@uni-bremen.de
) by August 31st, 2020:

Further information on appointment procedures at the University of
Bremen can be found at:


Die Dekanin des Fachbereichs 9 – Kulturwissenschaften
Frau Prof. Dr. Dorle Dracklé
Universität Bremen

Postfach 330 440
28334 Bremen

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