New Professorship for Media Entertainment Research


We are looking to fill the position of a full professorship at our department.

The Faculty of Social Sciences at the University of Vienna is seeking to fill a full-time and permanent position of a University Professor of Communication with a focus on Media Entertainment Research, based at the Department of Communication.

The focus of the professorship lies on media entertainment research. The successful candidate is expected to represent expertise in the content, the experience and/or impacts of entertaining media in teaching and research (including but not limited to entertainment television, computer and digital games, digital entertainment cultures, or entertainment in virtual realities). The position is open to the full range of epistemological approaches within the area of media entertainment research.

Please note: The application deadline for this position is April 15, 2020. The job advertisement, necessary requirements and documents as well as our offer for this position can be found at the University of Vienna's Jobcenter.

Applications in English should be submitted by e-mail to the Dean of the Faculty of Social Sciences of the University of Vienna, Univ.-Prof. Hajo Boomgaarden, PhD (eMail:, Rooseveltplatz 2, 1090 Vienna, Austria.

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