Masaryk University is looking for a Post-Doc @ Institute for Research on Children, Youth, and Family, Faculty of Social Studies

Masaryk University is looking for a Post-Doc @ Institute for Research on Children, Youth, and Family, Faculty of Social Studies

 

Masaryk University, Brno, the Czech Republic is accepting applications for a

Post-Doctoral Research Fellow position for three years, beginning September

1, 2012 (date negotiable). The successful candidate will work in

international interdisciplinary team which is part of Institute for Research

on Children, Youth, and Family, Faculty of Social Studies, Masaryk

 

The successful candidate will lead independent research in the team and will

also cooperate in our ongoing projects. The candidate should teach one

course per semester, but his/her main focus will be on carrying out

research, writing publications, and also applying for new grants. The ideal

research background should be in psychology, media studies, communication or

sociology, but we are also open to other candidates with strong research

knowledge. The Post-Doctoral Research Fellow is offered a salary of

22'000-27'000 EURO/year which covers very reasonable housing and any other

expenses one might have.

 

Possible areas of interest:

  - online risks for children and adolescents,

  - online communication,

  - online relationships and sexuality in the virtual environment,

  - cyberbullying and online harassment,

  - online addictive behavior, excessive internet use,

  - online gaming,

  - online communities

  - virtual worlds

 

The position is open to applicants from all countries meeting the following

criteria:

 

1. The applicant must have Ph.D. not more than three years old (received

between March 28th, 2008 and July 1st, 2012)

2. The applicant must be fluent in English

3. The applicant must be able to engage in collaborative research

activities, have strong record of research publications, and record of

projects which s/he leaded or was participated in.

 

Candidates should send us following information:

 

1. Detailed CV with a list of publications (sorted by: journals with impact

factor, other peer reviewed journal, book chapters, books, presentations)

2. Two letters of recommendation

3. Research proposal (2 pages long)

 

Please, submit the documents in electronic form to David Smahel

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