The Department of Communication Studies at the University of Antwerp is offering a position as Research Professor (assistant, associate or full) of Mass Media Analysis.
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Hilde Van den Bulck
Head of Department
University of Antwerp
Vacancy "Research professor (assistant, associate or full) of Mass Media Analysis"
The University of Antwerp is a knowledge centre with more than 3.600 co-workers that performs ground-breaking and innovative research of international standing. The university takes special care to ensure optimum support and superŽvision of students, and pays constant attention to educational innovation. The university is an autonomous pluralistic institution that is committed to the enhancement of an open, democratic and multicultural society, and it pursues an equal opportunities policy.
The university is seeking to fill the following full time vacancy (m/f) at the Department of Communication Studies of the Faculty of Political and Social Sciences:
Research Professor (assistant, associate or full) of Mass Media Analysis
Job description : The assignment consists of restricted lecturing duties confined to one course a year at Bachelor level (BA), and one course a year at master level (MA) and supervision of MA dissertations. The main duty consists of scientific research in the field of mass media analysis. Some service to society and to the department is also required. During the first period of (maximum) ten years, academic research will be the main activity. The candidate is expected to further develop research in the domain of mass media analysis and to acquire external funding (national and interŽnational).
Profile and requirements : the candidate holds a doctoral degree in one of the social sciences or humanities with a clear expertise in mass media analysis * the candidate has an international scientific CV, his/her academic achievements are situated within the top 10% of the broader field of communication studies * the scientific and educational qualities of the candidate comply with the requirements as stipulated by the university's policy * the candidate has strong social and communicative skills, can work in a team and is able to lead a research group
We offer : commensurate with the experience and the academic qualifications:
* Either a full-time position as a lecturer, entailing a temporary appointment in the tenure track for a period of five years. This position will lead to a permanent appointment if the performance is assessed favourably.
* Or a full-time position as a senior lecturer or higher, generally entailing a permanent appointment. In the case of a first appointment to the corps of academic personnel (ZAP), the university board may proceed to a temporary appointment for a period not exceeding three years. This position will lead to a permanent appointment if the performance is assessed favourably. The expected date of appointment is O ctober 1, 2009 .
Interested ? Please fill out the mandatory application form (see http://www.ua.ac.be/personeelsdienst <http://www.ua.ac.be/personeelsdienst> or call +32 3 265 31 53/54) and send it to the University of Antwerp, Campus Middelheim, Personnel Department (cel AP), Middelheimlaan 1, BE-2020 Antwerpen, Belgium, at the latest on May 29, 2009 . Please add to your application form: 1) a detailed research proposal for the next five years (5-10 pages) and 2) a report of your previous activities of scientific research Further information can be obtained from:
* Hilde VAN DEN BULCK (head of the department), regarding the profile and the description of duties (+32 476/ 858179 or [log in to unmask]); * Dr. Eric SPRUYT (+32 (0)3 2653012), Head of the Research Department, regarding the special research status; * Ms. Greet DIELIS (+32 (0)3 2653164), Head of the Academic Personnel service, regarding the terms of the appointment.
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