Reuters Institute Seeks Media and Democracy Fellow PDF Print

oxfordreutersDeadline: 19 October 2011

Region: Worldwide

Journalists can apply for a fellowship program. The Reuters Institute for the Study of Journalism and the Department of Politics and International Relations seek a candidate for a three-year postdoctoral position in media and democracy at the University of Oxford.

The successful candidate will have expertise in two of the following areas and will pursue advanced research in at least one of them:

  • Media and democratization
  • Media in post-authoritarian regimes
  • Media and democratic accountability
  • Media and political campaigns


Candidates should have either a degree in political science and significant experience and understanding of media/journalism empirical research and theory; or a degree in media/journalism studies and significant experience and understanding of political research and theory.

Applicants who need work visas will need to demonstrate that they have sufficient English language skills and that they have sufficient funds to maintain themselves and any dependents until they receive their first salary payment.

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