Wednesday, 1 December 2010

PhD opportunity in lovely Sweden

If you have a master's degree and an interest in new media, surveillance and user labour, you really should apply for this PhD at Uppsala University in Sweden. It's delivered in English, and would be an amazing opportunity.
Uppsala University hereby declares the following position to be open
for application:
PhD position in Media and Communication Studies
at the Department of Informatics and Media as of January 1st, 2011.
The candidate is supposed to participate in the department’s ongoing research in the field of web 2.0/social media/social networking sites & economic online surveillance/Internet prosumer labour. Therefore applicants with a solid background in the combination of the following areas are solicited to apply: critical media and communication studies, Critical Theory, critical political economy, critical political economy of media, ICTs and communication; Internet studies, surveillance and privacy studies, critical advertising and consumer culture studies.
Qualifications: master’s degree (candidates with any suited disciplinary and interdisciplinary background are welcome to apply), excellent command of written and spoken English. 
I'm tempted to apply for it myself…

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