Department of Communication and Media Research (IKMZ)
Senior Research and Teaching Associate (with a focus on Media Management) 80 %
The Department of Communication and Media Research (IKMZ) at the University of Zurich (UZH) is one of the leading international departments of communication studies. IKMZ offers an outstanding research and teaching environment and a wide range of research areas. The University of Zurich is the largest university in Switzerland.
Media Management involves, on the one hand, the management of media products as their 'conscious design' and, on the other hand, the management of decision-making and leadership processes in organizations that offer such media products. From a Communication Studies perspective, significant research areas include media product management, media brand management and media convergence management. This also includes the management of digital platforms or the strategically planned use of them.
Involvement, development and execution of high-quality research projects
Further academic qualification, publications, conference participation
Teaching courses on the subject of media management as part of our BA and MA study programs at the Department of Communication and Media Research (IKMZ) at the University of Zurich
Supervision, organization and administration tasks
Very good doctoral degree in Communication Studies (or, if applicable, a neighboring discipline with direct relevance to the subject of media management)
Proven research and teaching competence on the subject of media management
Very good knowledge of theories in Communication Studies
Very good knowledge of empirical social methods
Very good knowledge of German and English
Organizational and communication skills, commitment and ability to work in a team, international orientation
What we offer
A research-strong, dynamic environment
Pleasant working atmosphere and inspiring intellectual climate
Excellent facilities at a leading international communications studies department
Progressive employment conditions and remuneration according to Swiss cantonal guidelines
Place of work
Andreasstrasse 15, 8050 Zurich
Start of employment
The position is available immediately or by agreement.
The position is initially limited to three years and reports to the department management.
Please submit your detailed application (cover letter, CV, list of publications, list of courses held, PDFs of up to 3 relevant research works) to Valeria Rieser via the application button by March 3, 2021.