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Postdoctoral Researcher in Audiovisual Industry and Policy


General description
The postdoctoral researcher will participate in the work of the digital creative industries research group of the Tallinn University Centre of Excellence in Media Innovation and Digital Culture (MEDIT). The researcher will study the evolution of audiovisual media policies in the European Union and their impact on the media industries and markets in smaller EU member states. The research will be part of the research project "Digital era complexities for audiovisual industries of small countries in the European Union".

Job requirements
The candidate must fulfill all general requirements of the position of a research fellow stipulated in annex 9 of the Employment Relations Rules of Tallinn University.
A doctoral degree defended outside of TU is required in the case of a post-doctoral fellow.

Candidate’s previous research needs to be related to at least one of the following research fields or topics: media economics and management, audiovisual industry and audiovisual policy in European countries and in the European Union.

Job responsibilities:According to annex 1 and annex 9 of TLU Employment Relations Rules. Guidelines for the research design and its practical execution will be provided by supervisor of the research project. The postdoctoral researcher position includes teaching in the volume of at least 7-10 ECTS credits during an academic year.

Load: 1,0 FTE.
Salary: To be agreed, according to Tallinn University Remuneration Regulation.
Location: Tallinn.
Language skills: Fluent English for teaching and research.

This academic position is a temporary position from September 1st 2017 to August 31st  2019.

Additional information: Practical questions on the competition should be directed to konkurss....at....tlu.ee, questions about the research project and the nature of the work should be sent to Indrek Ibrus (indrek.ibrus....at....tlu.ee)

Required application documents




Timeline:

25 January – Announcement of the competition
20 February – Deadline for the applications
Until 5 March – Assessment of compliance with the job requirements of the candidates (Personnel Office, Research Administration Office, and Election Committee)
27 March - The Rector decides whether a candidate will be allowed to participate in the competition or not (on the basis of the documents submitted by the candidate and the opinion of the election committee)
Until 2 May – II phase of assessment (expert assessments, meetings with the candidates, etc.)

  • The election of academic staff will be held in academic units according to the timetable of the meetings (latest on 22 June)
  • The Personnel Office shall contact every candidate concerning the Rector’s decision and results of the election as soon as possible, but not latest than 2 weeks after the decision.
  • The election committee of the unit, where the elected position is situated, shall contact the candidates to make the agreements of the time, place and topic of the public lecture and meetings, if necessary.