Andrea Mitchell on Thu, 11 Oct 2007 21:13:18 +0200 (CEST)

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<nettime-ann> Research Fellow Position - Centre for Critical and Cultural Studies (Modified by Geert Lovink)


Dear All,

Please note the Centre is now advertising for the second Research Fellow
position related to Graeme Turner's Federation Fellow Project, closing
26 October, 2007. Please pass this info to colleagues, eligible postgrad
students and early career reserachers.

Full details and position description available at this url:

or buy clicking on UQ Vacancies:

It will also be advertised on Academic Careers


Job Ad reads as follows:

The Centre for Critical and Cultural Studies is located in the Faculty
of Arts at The University of Queensland's St Lucia Campus. The Director,
Professor Graeme Turner was awarded an ARC Federation Fellowship, and
this position would involve working on a designated project 'Television
in the post-broadcast era' within the Fellowship program.

The Federation Fellowship program investigates the varying roles
contemporary television plays within an array of nation-states and
regions as well as within a range of commercial, institutional and
regulatory environments. More specifically, it examines the particular
formations of television in the various operating environments with
special attention to the competing or complementary roles played by new
media such as the Internet - particularly in the provision of news and
current affairs.

The Centre has an established reputation for research excellence. More
details available online

The Role: The position is funded by the ARC Federation Fellowship Grant,
the Vice Chancellor and the University's Office of Research. The
successful appointee will have access to project funding for research
related travel and maintenance. There will be opportunities to work in
collaboration and independently, and to publish and disseminate research

In addition to working on the Federation Fellowship project, the
research fellow will be able to develop their own research interests,
undertake some limited graduate student supervision and participate in
the broader activities of the Centre and the Faculty of Arts.

The Person: The successful applicant will have a recent PhD and research
experience in the areas of media, television or cultural studies or
equivalent, as well as fluency in a Latin American language. They will
have the capacity to undertake independent research as well as the
ability to manage a large and ongoing research project. If desired, the
position could be filled on a secondment basis.

Remuneration: This is a full-time, fixed term appointment for 3 years at
Academic Level B. The remuneration package will be in the range $79,840
to $94,809 per annum including employer superannuation contributions of
17%. Level of appointment will be dependant upon qualifications,
experience and academic achievements.

Contact: Obtain the position description and selection criteria online
or contact Prof Graeme Turner on (07) 3365 7183 or email

Send applications to Andrea Mitchell, Centre for Critical and Cultural
Studies, Faculty of Arts, The University of Queensland, Brisbane QLD
4072 or email

Closing Date for Applications: 26 October 2007

Reference Number: 3007978

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