PhD Position in Communication and Media Studies
University of Bern Institute of Communication and Media Studies

PhD student (full position) OR
Early Post-doc (80%)

At the Institute of Communication and Media Studies (ikmb) of the University of Bern, a position is available as a PhD student (full position) OR early Post-doc (80%, maximum 2 years after finishing the PhD)

  • collaboration in a research project (inter alia analyzing the spreading of conspiracy beliefs, for more information:
  • development and implementation of own research ideas
  • teaching of courses in the BA Social Sciences and supervision of BA thesis (approx. 20% of work time)
  • contribution to the general tasks of the Institute
  • above-average degree in communication science, a related social science discipline and /or in informatics
  • strong interest in political communication
  • very good skills in the methods of empirical social science
  • affinity for computational methods is a plus
  • willingness to present research at (inter-)national conferences / workshops
  • ability to work in a team
  • very good command in English (German is a plus)
We offer

An attractive working environment awaits you at the Institute for Communication and Media Science at the University of Bern: a collegial team, cooperation and exchange, as well as the freedom to develop your own ideas. Employment adheres to the regulations of the Canton of Berne.
Applications (letter of motivation including research interests / ideas, CV (incl. list of publications), certificates, a central chapter of the thesis / another publication, recommendation letter) should be mailed as a pdf file by November 30th, 2022 to Prof. Dr. Silke Adam ( The talks will take place on Wednesday, December 14th. For further information, please contact Prof. Dr. Silke Adam.

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