Professor of Strategic Communication
Friedrich Schiller University of Jena Faculty of Social and Behavioral Sciences

Professor of Communication Science with a focus on strategic communication

The Faculty of Social and Behavioral Sciences of Friedrich Schiller University Jena invites applications for the

Professor of Communication Science with a focus on strategic communication (salary scale W2).

The position is tenable from winter term 2022.

Candidates (m/f/o) should be experienced in social and empirical research on strategic communication processes. In their research and teaching, they should represent communication science and its subsections in an outstanding manner. A research focus on strategic digital communication processes of public organizations is expected, which in particular also takes into account social and societal contexts. Applicants should be able to complement the institute's research focuses on digital and political communication. A focus on communicator and content research (e.g. strategies of advertising, public relations, marketing and campaign communication in the digital and political environment) is desired, possibly with references to the effects of corresponding information and communication offers.

She/he will expected to have experience in the acquisition of external funding, international visibility and networking as well as the willingness to cooperate closely in research with the other professorships of the Institute and to participate in interdisciplinary social science collaborative projects at the Friedrich Schiller University of Jena.

At the University of Jena, applicants should contribute to the education in B.Sc. and M.Sc. courses in communication science.

Applicants must hold a PhD and postdoctoral lecture qualification (habilitation) or equivalent academic merits as well as pedagogical qualifications through prior teaching experience (indicated by teaching evaluations) and leadership competence. If the successful candidate meets the legal requirements, he or she will be appointed permanently as a civil servant.

Friedrich Schiller University Jena is committed to increasing the number of women in research and teaching. Therefore, the University actively encourages qualified female scientists to apply. Applicants with disabilities will be given preference to other candidates with equal qualifications.

As a cosmopolitan university city, Jena offers an excellent quality of life and, beyond the university, diverse opportunities for interaction with research institutes in Thuringia. Applications should include a CV, a summary of past research achievements, list of publications, documentation of teaching activities and evaluations and of external funding received, copies of certificates, and the application form. The closing date for applications is 28 September 2020. Please submit your application as a single PDF document to:

Friedrich-Schiller-Universität Jena
Dean of the Faculty of Social and Behavioral Sciences
Fürstengraben 1
07743 Jena

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Friedrich-Schiller-Universität Jena
Fakultät für Sozial- und Verhaltenswissenschaften
Fürstengraben 1
07743 - Jena


Ausschreibung vom: 06.07.2020
Bewerbungsende: 28.09.2020

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