The Institute for Comparative Media and Communications Studies (CMC) of the Austrian Academy of Sciences
(OeAW) and the University of Klagenfurt invites applications for a predoctoral researcher position to join the
research group Media, Politics & Democracy (contract via ÖAW). The group is concerned with the relationship between media,
politics and the public in long-term perspective, with a special focus on Austria in international comparison.
What we are looking for:
• A master’s degree in communication science or a closely related field is required.
• Applicants should have a good understanding of the Austrian media system and particularly the Austrian
political communication environment and a dissertation project in this field is to be developed and/or
undertaken. They have methodological knowledge, and are capable of quantitative and qualitative
• The position entails research under supervision as well as international presentations and publications in
international scientific journals.
New Deadline: Application open until November 15, 2021!
The Institute for Comparative Media and Communication Studies (CMC) of the Austrian Academy of Sciences (ÖAW) and the University of Klagenfurt (AAU) investigates the connection between media change and the changing forms of political communication and public opinion formation, as well as the accompanying consequences for action and responsibility.