PhD Position in Media and Communication Studies Uppsala Universitet, Sweden

PhD Position in Media and Communication Studies Uppsala Universitet, Sweden

The candidate is supposed to participate in the department’s ongoing research in the field of web 2.0/social media/social networking sites & economic online surveillance/Internet prosumer labour. Therefore applicants with a solid background in the combination of the following areas are solicited to apply: critical media and communication studies, Critical Theory, critical political economy, critical political economy of media, ICTs and communication; Internet studies, surveillance and privacy studies, critical advertising and consumer culture studies.

Master’s degree (candidates with any suited disciplinary and interdisciplinary background are welcome to apply), excellent command of written and spoken English.

The application should include

an application form including a copy of a degree certificate that proves the applicant’s eligibility for studies at the research level in Media and Communication Studies;
a CV;
a copy of the master thesis (additional works related to the advertised position’s topic may also be included);
an outline of experience in and motivation for conducting research in the advertised research field (minimum: 1000 words)
Education at the research level has a duration of five years, of which the first year is financed with a scholarship (utbildningsbidrag) and the four following years with employment as PhD candidate. PhD candidates are expected to conduct their education at the research level by working full time and by participating actively in the activities of the department. Obligatory administrative and teaching duties at the department may not exceed 20 % of full-time.

The application form and instructions in English are available here

Uppsala University is striving to promote equality through the gender balance. The majority of such workers are men why we would like to see female applicants for employment.

Information about the employment, Professor for Media and Communication Studies: Christian Fuchs (christian.fuchs[at] +46 18 471 1019; Head of the Department and Professor Mats Edenius: +46 18 471 11 76. Representatives from the Union are: Anders Grundström, Saco-rådet, tel. +46 18-471 53 80, Carin Söderhäll, TCO/ST tel. +46 18-471 19 96 och Stefan Djurström, Seko, tel. +46 18-471 33 15.

Application Closing Date:

The application should be sent, not later than November 26, 2010, preferably by e-mail to , or by fax +46-184712000, or by mail to Registrar’s Office, Uppsala University, Box 256, SE-751 05 UPPSALA, Sweden. In any correspondence, please use the reference number UFV-PA 2010/2775.


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