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Fellowship Opportunities on Media and Communication That Pay Up To 3,000 Euro

 

There are several opportunities for you to develop yourself if you’re a graduate of communication discipline. Some people just conclude that these opportunities will never workout for them without making an attempt. The most meaningful thing to do is check out every advertised opportunity that comes your way, it could be yours.

Here are very wonderful fellowship and Ph.D study opportunities that are not difficult to get. This includes a lecturing appointment at the University of Johannesburg. Many have travelled based on these opportunities. Just take a quick look at this list of growth opportunities published by Professor Eserinune Mojaye, of the Department of Mass Communication, Kwara State University, Malete, under his “We All Must Grow” initiative.

 

 

 

Call for applications: ZeMKI Visiting Research Fellowship 2019 (paid)

*ZeMKI Visiting Research Fellowship 2019 (paid)*
Position: ZeMKI Visiting Research Fellow Media, Communication and
Information
Institution: ZeMKI, Centre for Media, Communication and Information
Research, University of Bremen
Duration: 1 month (either _between April and June 2019 or between
October and December 2019_)
Salary: 3,000 euro + up to 1,500 euro budget for direct costs
Contract: Fee contract
*Application deadline: February 17, 2019 (23:59 CET)*
The ZeMKI, Centre for Media, Communication and Information Research,
University of Bremen, offers a thriving interdisciplinary research
environment in the areas of media, communication and information.
Involved disciplines include communication and media studies, computer
science, cultural studies, educational science, studies in religion, and
history. The ZeMKI invites applications from excellent researchers in
the field of media, communication, and information.
As a ZeMKI Visiting Research Fellow, the selected candidate will delve
into the versatile research activities at the interdisciplinary centre
with over 60 members. Applicants should demonstrate experiences and a
strong interest in collaborative research which is embraced at the ZeMKI
in various ways and contexts. The selected candidate is expected to
contribute to these research activities in the area of media change and
transforming communications in the form of a research paper submitted to
the peer-reviewed “Communicative Figurations” working paper series and a
lecture in the ZeMKI Research Seminar.
Applicants must have a PhD or other doctoral degree in a relevant
discipline by the application date.
We offer a lump sum allowance of 3,000 Euros plus up to 1,500 Euros for
research related expenses.
To apply for this post, please send your application documents via
e-mail to andreas.hepp@uni-bremen.de
<mailto:andreas.hepp@uni-bremen.de>. The closing date for receipt of
applications is *February 17, 2019 (23:59 CET)*. We are unfortunately
unable to accept any late applications.
Website:
http://www.zemki.uni-bremen.de/en/research/zemki-visiting-research-fellowship.html

 

 

 

 

 

 

Climate Communication Research Fellowship

View online at https://iamcr.org/awards/climate2019
Applications are now being received for the 2019 IAMCR /New Directions
for Climate Communication Research Fellowship/. Initiated by the
International Association for Media and Communication Research (IAMCR)
and awarded in collaboration with the International Environmental
Communication Association (IECA), the US$1,000 award seeks to encourage
a wide range of researchers to think creatively about new directions for
research. Media/communication researchers with interest in climate
issues are encouraged to apply, from all fields of media/communication,
and all career stages. Interdisciplinary collaborations are encouraged.
The deadline to apply is 20 March 2019.
About the Award
The New Directions for Climate Communication Research Fellowship is
awarded annually as part of IAMCR’s policy to green its activities. It
received seed funding from a 2014 IAMCR Project Grant. IECA joined the
project in 2015. Since 2017 the award has been financed by the Griffith
Centre for Social and Cultural Research
<https://www.griffith.edu.au/humanities-languages/centre-social-cultural-research>,
Griffith University, Australia.
This fellowship will be awarded to the applicant (as sole or lead
author) who presents an outstanding and innovative proposal for a
research project in the area. The aim is to encourage a wide range of
researchers to think creatively about new directions for research.
Members of IAMCR and/or IECA with an interest in climate communication
are encouraged to apply. Interdisciplinary collaborations are encouraged
as are early career scholars.
Rules
* Applications must be received by 20 March 2019.
* Applicants must be IAMCR or IECA members in good standing (i.e. paid
up by the submission deadline).
* Applications should include:
o A 200 word abstract/summary of proposal
o A brief overview of existing relevant research
o A research plan (including a statement on the proposal’s
innovation)
o The rationale
o Proposed method(s) and approach(es)
o Timeline
o A preliminary budget (if possible with potential sources of
funding)
o Information regarding the nominees’ ability to conduct the
project (e.g. recommendation, experience in project organizing,
statement of abilities, or the like)
* Applications are limited to a maximum of 2,500 words.
* Applications must present work that has not yet (at the time of the
deadline) received funding from other sources or that has been
published. The work can be a portion of a larger project.
* The fellowship recipient is expected to present results at a future
IAMCR conference (by submitting to any IAMCR section). Note in your
paper submission that you are an award recipient.
Procedures:
* Submissions should be made by email to ClimateAward2019@iamcr.org
<mailto:ClimateAward2019@iamcr.org?Subject=Climate%20Communication%20Research%20Award%202019> with
“Climate Communication Research Award 2019” as the subject of your
message. The submission is not complete until you have received a
confirmation response by e-mail.
* The 2019 award consists of a cash prize (US$ 1000) and a certificate
marking the achievement. The winner will also be eligible for free
registration at IAMCR’s 2019 conference.
* Any bank transfer fees and similar administrative costs will be
borne by the recipient.
* An award will not necessarily be made and decisions will be final.
* If the award is made the recipient will be notified by 1 May 2019.
* Applications will be accepted in any of IAMCR’s official languages
(English, French and Spanish).
Send submissions to: ClimateAward2019@iamcr.org
<mailto:ClimateAward2019@iamcr.org?Subject=Climate%20Communication%20Research%20Award%202019> with
“Climate Communication Research Award 2019” as the subject of your message.

 

 

 

 

PhD Studentship at the University of Salford

PhD Studentship Available at the University of Salford
North West Consortium Doctoral Training Partnership
NWCDTP Funded PhD Studentship: Collaborative Doctoral Award 2019-2020
The University of Salford seeks applications for a PhD Studentship for a
unique, industry-based collaborative program, the NWCDTP Collaborative
Doctoral Award (CDA). The award will support PhD study commencing
October 2019. CDA Studentships can be held on a +3 basis and may be
either full-time or part-time.
A CDA Studentship provides an opportunity for a PhD student to gain
first-hand experience of work outside an academic environment, with the
student working on   a doctoral project supported by both academic
supervisors and a supervisor from a non-HEI partner organisation. Our
CDA non-HEI partner for this award is the Science and Industry Museum
(SIM) in Manchester ( https://www.scienceandindustrymuseum.org.uk/ ), a
member of the  UK Science Museum Group (SMG) (
https://group.sciencemuseum.org.uk/ ).
The Studentship will be awarded on the basis of the candidate’s
application documents, curriculum vitae, and an interview with the
selection committee. Successful CDA Candidate Profile The CDA program
supports a practice-based PhD in the field of interactive multi-modal
information display designed for public settings. Research activity will
include design, implementation and assessment of interactive information
displays. While SIM is our non-HEI partner, this study is not a
traditional museology degree. The successful candidate is required to
have education and experience related to digital design, documentary
multimedia, ethnographic observation, and interactive technology.
Preferred experience includes interface and interaction design, game
design, coding and scripting, data analysis, digital user studies, and
learning assessment methodologies. The candidate will develop their
research while participating as member of an interdisciplinary team,
based in the Studio for International Media and Technology at U.
Salford’s MediaCityUK campus, and will work closely with staff from the
Science and Industry Museum. The candidate will have access to tools and
expertise in the collaborative team, and will work in both the
MediaCityUK and SIM locations. CDA Research Theme: Play
The CDA Research Theme focusses on possible roles of play in the design
of science museum exhibitions. Exploration and play create experiences
that can enable discovery and enhance learning. The PhD research
question will be developed around the function of play for exhibition
participants and the related function of playability as a design
criteria. The student will identify design methodology and develop
analysis to guide the curation of digital interactive content, by using
modes of play as a lens upon aesthetic experience, technical
functionality, and informal learning. The candidate will have on-going
regular access to engage with and have feedback from SIM’s Learning
group, Digital group, and Audience group, as well as through SIM having
access to SMG initiatives in digital strategy. The research process will
begin by engaging SIM to survey their current public offer and analyse
SIM plans for short-term new investment in exhibition experiences.
Research activities will include prototyping aimed to influence the
delivery of planned new public exhibitions. User experience observation
will be conducted both in laboratory at the university’s MediaCityUK
campus, and in situ at SIM.
Financial Basis of the Studentship
An NWCDTP Studentship consists of: –    Payment of academic fees, at the
standard RCUK rate –    Maintenance Stipend (£14777, in 2018/19)
–       Access to a Research Training Support Grant (RTSG) fund for
reimbursement of research related expenses including conference
attendance and fieldwork expenses.
–       Access to a Student Development Fund (SDF) for supporting training
specific to your research and not readily available at your institution
or the DTP subject to successful application
–       Access to a Cohort Development Fund (CDF) to support the wider cohort,
in organising events such as conference, workshops, and public
engagements –   Opportunity to apply for additional funding towards: o
Overseas Institutional Visits o Placements
APPLICATION PROCESS
STEP ONE – EXPRESSION OF INTEREST
Candidates will submit by email (1) an expression of interest describing
their interests and qualifications, (2) a curriculum vitae, and (3) a
single example of relevant original work. The work example may be
scholarly, technical, or creative. Applications should be submitted to
Professor Insook Choi at i.choi@salford.ac.uk.  Materials should be
submitted by the evening of Monday 4 March 2019. Files sent by email
should be combined into a single .pdf file. If the work example file
size is greater than 10mb, please submit separately using a file
exchange service of your choice. See below the Conditions of Residential
Eligibility for this award.  STEP TWO – INTERVIEW
A selection of finalists will be contacted for interview by the
committee. Candidates will be notified of their selection for interview
by Friday 8 March. Interviews will take place 11-13 March 2019.
Interviews will be conducted by online video conference, or in person at
University of Salford, MediaCityUK, Salford Quays, Greater Manchester.
(Travel for interview in person is at the candidate’s discretion. The
university does not reimburse candidate travel costs.)
STEP THREE – APPLICATION TO PHD PROGRAM
Candidates who have been contacted for Interview must apply for
admission to the U Salford PhD programme by Monday 15 March 2019. The
application is submitted to the School of Arts and Media for the pathway
Visual Arts: Arts and Design. Applications to the University of Salford
can be made at the following link:
http://www.salford.ac.uk/study/postgraduate/applying/applying-for-research
NOTE: THE CAD CANDIDATE IS NOT REQUIRED TO COMPETE THE RESEARCH PROPOSAL
section of the application.
Conditions of Residential Eligibility
Candidates for awards must have a relevant connection with the United
Kingdom. A relevant connection may be established if, at the start of
the course: –   The student has been ordinarily resident in the UK
throughout the 3-year period preceding the date of application for an
award, and –    Has not been resident in the UK, during any part of that
3-year period wholly or mainly for the purposes of full-time education
(EU students – see below) and
–        Has settled status in the UK within the meaning of the Immigration
Act 1971 (i.e. is not subject to any restriction on the period for which
he/she may stay).  Candidates who meet all three of the above criteria
may apply for a full award.
A relevant connection may be established for an EU student if the
student has been resident in the UK throughout the 3-year period
preceding the start of the course, even if for purposes of full-time
education. EU students in this situation may apply for a full award. EU
Students who have not been ordinarily resident in the UK for the last
three years may apply for a fees-only award. Non-EU students who have
not been ordinarily resident in the UK for the last three years are not
eligible to apply.
About the School of Arts and Media
The School of Arts and Media at the University of Salford has an
international reputation for research, both theoretical and
practice-based. The Cultural, Communication and Media research group at
Salford undertakes research in the conceptual, applied and
practice-based aspects of cultural, film and media studies and
traditional and new digital media. CCM research has been established
formally at the University of Salford since 2005. In the 2014 Research
Excellence Framework, a quarter of CCM research was judged to be world
leading, with nearly two thirds judged as internationally excellent or
world leading.
Our media and cultural studies research environment is based at the
heart of MediaCityUK, Europe’s second largest urban concentration of
digital and media production industries. The MediaCityUK campus is also
home to the Studio for International Media and Technology and Salford’s
Digital & Creative Industry Collaboration Zone. These initiatives
provide an interdisciplinary team project environment that spans from
traditional and emerging media production to software engineering, user
experience and interaction design, and AI for media processing. The CDA
research will be based at and supported by the Studio and the D&C ICZ.

 

 

 

 

 

Senior Lecturer
Recruiter : University of Johannesburg
REF: A/19010000

Advert Details

Recruiter: University of Johannesburg Updated on: 2019-02-01 00:00:00
Start Date: 2019-01-31 End Date: 2019-02-14
AA/EE: Applicable Employment Type: Permanent
Location: Gauteng Available: As soon as Possible
Category: Academic Offer: Market Related
Reporting To: Head of Department Positions: 1
Division / Faculty: Humanities Contract Duration:
Department / Sub-Division: Strategic Communication Grade: SL
Campus: Auckland Park Kingsway Campus Additional Campuses: Auckland Park Bunting Road Campus
Introduction…

The University of Johannesburg (UJ) is a vibrant and cosmopolitan university anchored in Africa and intent on global excellence and stature. With an emphasis on independent thinking, sustainable development and multiple partnerships, UJ is an international university of choice.

Job Specification…

In support of the UJ vision and mission, the UJ Faculty of Humanities, is committed to the ideals of human dignity, freedom of expression and the collaborative pursuit of knowledge, in order to advance our understanding of humanity and the pursuit of the social good. As such the faculty is focussed on the sustainability of individuals and society through our reflective and reflexive engagement with the problems of existence experienced by both individuals and society.  This mission is closely aligned with that of the university namely, to transform and serve humanity through innovation and the collaborative pursuit of knowledge.

The Department of Strategic Communication was established in 2010 as one of three Departments in the School of Communication. It is the only Department of Strategic Communication in Africa, and as such it is at the forefront of disciplinary and curricular development, also within the global context

Responsibilities:  

  • Teach, supervise and promote a culture of innovative learning at both undergraduate and post graduate level.
  • Contribute to curriculum development in the field of specialisation, especially at post graduate level.
  • Promote quality research and research outputs through research supervision and publication.
  • Enhance the public profile of the Department through visible academic citizenship and industry liaison.

Minimum Requirements…

  • A Doctoral degree in Strategic Communication or related disciplines.
  • Strong disciplinary grounding in Communication Management/Corporate and/or Marketing Communication, or related field.
  • Evidence of advanced research competence in the form of research outputs and/or professional portfolio; evidence of research and teaching competence.
  • Involvement in post graduate supervision;
  • Willingness to guide research-based community engagement projects;
  • Established track record of academic citizenship and/or relevant industry experience.
  • Teaching and learning incorporating a blended learning and/or online learning pedagogies using digital technologies in an innovative manner is strongly recommended.

Competencies and Behavioural Attributes:

  • Exhibits integrity
  • Articulate communicator
  • Cognitive flexibility
  • Collaborative team orientation
  • Values diversity
  • Individual initiative and self-management
  • Communicates effectively in oral, written, and electronic form
  • Interpersonal communication skills
  • Efficient time management
  • Relevant technological skills
  • Can balance work and personal needs
  • Works within the confines of outcomes- based management
  • Understands ethical underpinnings of the role and acts accordingly

Recommendations:

  • Excellent academic/professional record
  • Publications in field of expertise
  • Knowledge and/or experience of digital communication contexts, Web 4.0 and/or content development.
  • Teaching with technology, using blended and/or online platforms.
  • Industry experience, recognition and awards
  • Involvement in professional bodies
  • Desire to establish an academic career path

ENQUIRIES:

Please note that the following contact details are for enquiries about JOB CONTENT and NOT for application purposes.

 Dr. Maritha Pritchard on (011) 559 3674

LOGIN AND APPLY ONLINE AT http://jobs.uj.ac.za

To submit your application for the above-mentioned post, please register (first-time users of the UJ e-recruitment portal) or login (existing users of the UJ e-recruitment portal) by going to the website of the UJ e-recruitment portal (http://jobs.uj.ac.za) and uploading a detailed Curriculum Vitae as well as the names and full contact details (including telephone numbers and e-mail addresses) of at least three traceable and credible referees. Please also attach the following: a copy of your highest academic qualification, proof of registration with professional bodies you might belong to and a list of accredited research output and/ or a portfolio of your creative output.

Enquiries (UJ e-recruitment Portal)

If you have general enquiries regarding the advertised post, please send an e-mail with the subject line being the reference number of the post to vacancies@uj.ac.za

If you require technical support / assistance on the UJ e-recruitment website, please contact our service provider PNET on the following contact details:

 0861 227337/010 140 3099 or email ujsupport@pnet.co.za

In conjunction to merit on the basis of qualifications, experience and proven achievements the University of Johannesburg is committed to providing equal employment opportunities for persons with disabilities and those individuals from the historically disadvantaged groups. For this post candidates from the designated groups in terms of the 1998 Employment Equity Act, including designated women, will be preferred. As necessitated by operational requirements the University reserves the right not to make an appointment to positions advertised. If you have not received a response from the University within 21 weeks of the closing date, you should assume that your application has been unsuccessful.

 

The Author

Chinenye Nwabueze

He is a Senior Lecturer in the Department of Mass Communication, Chukwuemeka Odumegwu Ojukwu University, COOU, (formerly Anambra State University), Igbariam Campus.

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