Tuesday, December 8, 2009

Swiss PhD Position in Journalism 2010 2011

Position call for PhD candidate in Journalism and collaborator for the Media and Communication Service

Master degree in Journalism or Communication
– Expertise in journalistic writing and editing
– Know-how in the use of new technologies and web publishing
– Languages:
– English mother tongue
– Very good understanding of Italian

The selected candidate will be required to:
– Work 50% for the Media and Communication Service of the Università della Svizzera italiana
– Collaborate in research activities of the European Journalism Observatory (www.ejo.ch)

Research topic:
The PhD research will focus on journalism: the topic will be defined in detail together with prof. Stephan Russ-Mohl, director of the PhD thesis.

Job description at the Media and Communication Service:
– Writing and editing of English texts: press releases, newsletter, web
– Internal and external communication
– Cooperation in the organization of events
– Creation and management of mailing lists
– Management of online resources

The usual contractual conditions for PhD students of the Università della Svizzera italiana will apply.

Please send your Application Letter and CV to press@usi.ch.
Deadline: December 11th, 2009

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